Belle Glade demographics profile

StatisticBelle GladeFloridaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,72229491
Median age32.341.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%38%43%
Speak English58%72%79%
Speak Spanish30%21%13%
Belle Glade, FL has a population of 18,855 and is the 2,320th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,722 per sq mi which is 827% higher than the Florida average and 2905% higher than the national average. The median age in Belle Glade is 32 which is approximately 22% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Belle Glade, 41% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 58% speak English and 30% speak Spanish. 56% of Belle Glade residents were born in Florida, 13% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 29% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Belle Glade is 827% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Belle Glade is 22% lower than Florida.
  • In Belle Glade 37.74% of the population is White.
  • In Belle Glade 58.14% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Belle Glade 0.40% of the population is Asian.

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Belle Glade population breakdown by race

RaceBelle GladeFloridaNational
Black or African American58.14%16.14%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race2.46%2.48%3.06%
Other race1.27%2.54%4.75%
In Belle Glade, 30.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Belle Glade, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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