Belleville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,84622291
Median age37.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English97%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%
Belleville, IL has a population of 42,729 and is the 960th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,846 per sq mi which is 731% higher than the Illinois average and 1938% higher than the national average. The median age in Belleville is 37 which is approximately 1% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Belleville, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 65% of Belleville residents were born in Illinois, 32% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Belleville is 731% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Belleville is 1% lower than Illinois.
  • In Belleville 69.07% of the population is White.
  • In Belleville 25.41% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Belleville 1.10% of the population is Asian.

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Belleville population breakdown by race

Black or African American25.41%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.34%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.68%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.35%5.86%4.75%
In Belleville, 1.9% 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 Belleville, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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