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Belleville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Belleville had a population of 42,653 as of July 1, 2019. Belleville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Belleville is located at latitude 38.5201 and longitude -89.984 in St. Clair County. The formal boundaries for the City of Belleville encompass a land area of 22.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.27 sq. miles. St. Clair County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 515 feet.

The City of Belleville (GNIS ID: 2394118) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Belleville is located within Township of Belleville (historical), a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Clair County.


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Belleville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Belleville, IL Housing Affordability Index is 184
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Belleville, IL Wealth Index is 54
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 42,653
Population in Households 41,249
Population in Families 31,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,404
Population Density 1,839
Diversity Index1 51
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,474
Average Household Income $59,941
Per Capita Income $25,399
Wealth Index3 54

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 21,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,035 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,037 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,032 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $113,978
Housing Affordability Index2 184
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18,072
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 10,516
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.39% -0.5%
Households -0.39% -0.5%
Families -0.41% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Belleville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belleville to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 38 97th
Population Density # 315 77th
Diversity Index # 184 87th
Median Household Income # 1098 20th
Per Capita Income # 990 28th

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