Belvidere, IL

25,300 Population
12.1 square miles 2,093.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
2,093.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.1%
was 53.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.2%
was 13.0%
 
Percent Under 18
27.7%
was 28.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
12.3%
was 11.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.6
was 8
Ranked 32nd Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
16.5%
was 14.9%
 
Median Household Income
$47,586
was $49,978
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.5
38.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
11.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
114.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,481.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
9,771
was 9,863
 
Median Rent
$722
was $713
 
Total Building Permits
12
was 21
 
Occupied Housing Units
8,934
was 8,862
 
Homeownership Rate
68.3%
was 72.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
12
was 21
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
808.5
was 816.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.8%
was 28.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.2
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
was 0.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.4%
was 98.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.4%
was 81.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
12.9%
was 13.3%
 

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