Belleville 62 Below average
Belleville Livability #925 ranked city in Illinois#21,590 ranked city in the USARanks better than 26% of areas
A+ Belleville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Belleville Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% lower than Illinois
8515% less expensive than the US average
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Belleville cost of living
F Belleville Crime Total crime is 43% higher than Illinois
Total crime
3,22530% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3230% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Belleville crime
D Belleville Employment Household income is 28% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$42,34823% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,93416% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%1% lower than the US average
Belleville employment
F Belleville Housing Home value is 44% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$97,20047% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$75421% lower than the US average
Home ownership
58%9% lower than the US average
Belleville real estate or Belleville rentals
F Belleville Schools HS graduation rate is 4% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
29%42% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
26:163% higher than the US average
Belleville K-12 schools
F Belleville User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Belleville
Overall user rating
50% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
34% 3 total surveys
all Belleville poll results

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      Living in Belleville, IL

      Located in the state of Illinois, Belleville is a mid-sized city with a population of 42,729 residents. If we look at the most recent Census, Belleville is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. The average American spends an average of about 26 minutes on their one way commute each day. Lower travel times to work can increase overall happiness and allow for more time to be spent with family. While living in Belleville, your commute times will be about average with a one way commute time of 24 minutes.

      If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a great experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Belleville, Illinois. The best areas in Belleville and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, crime, employment, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Illinois and national averages.

      The livability score in Belleville is 61 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 25th percentile of all cities across America. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Belleville has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+) and cost of living (B). There are some categories that Belleville does not rank well for, including: crime (F), education (F), employment (D) and housing (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Belleville on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Belleville. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Belleville are affordable. The median home price for Belleville homes is $97,200, which is 44.4% lower than the Illinois average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Belleville, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.3, which is 23.3% lower than the Illinois average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Belleville will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Belleville, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 8.7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at -0.2%.

      Belleville transportation information

      Average one way commute24min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.7%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.2%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.7%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.4%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home2.6%4.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Belleville, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).