Belvidere, Illinois Population 2019

Belvidere, Illinois's estimated population is 25,194 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Belvidere, Illinois is the 90th largest city in Illinois based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2102.77 people/mi² (811.88 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.5 years, 34.9 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 9,765 households in the city, with an average size of 2.79 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.3%, with a median rent of $793/month. The median house has 5.9 rooms, and has a value of $102,900.

The median income for households in Belvidere, Illinois is $51,021, while the mean household income is $59,200.

Belvidere Il Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Belvidere Il was:

  • White: 83.40%
  • Other race: 10.21%
  • Two or more races: 3.29%
  • Black or African American: 2.31%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
LatLng(42.2639, -88.8443)
Rank in State90th
StateIllinois
CountyBoone County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)31.03 (11.98 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.62 (0.24 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID1705092
Density (km²)811.88
Density (mi²)2,102.77
Area Code(s)779 / 815
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201825,194140.06%
201725,180-43-0.17%
201625,223-29-0.11%
201525,252-67-0.26%
201425,319-43-0.17%
201325,362-5-0.02%
201225,367-211-0.82%
201125,578-25-0.10%
201025,6034,7832.09%
200020,8204,8622.70%
199015,9587820.50%
198015,1761,1150.77%
197014,0612,8382.28%
196011,2231,8011.76%
19509,4221,3281.53%
19408,094-29-0.04%
19308,1233190.40%
19207,8045510.73%
19107,2533160.45%
19006,9373,0706.02%
18903,8679162.74%
18802,951-280-0.90%
18703,2310.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,149
Some Other Race2,589
Two or More Races834
Black or African American587
Asian169
American Indian and Alaska Native30

Belvidere Il Population Pyramid 2019

Belvidere Il Median Age

35.5


Total

34.9


Male

36.3


Female

Belvidere Il Adults

There are 18,581 adults, (3,355 of whom are seniors) in Belvidere Il.

Belvidere Il Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Belvidere Il Sex Ratio

Female

13,523

53.33%

Male

11,835

46.67%

Belvidere Il Households and Families

Belvidere Il Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Belvidere Il Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
Male79.2%20.8%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Female52.4%47.6%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9822.7969.2
Married4,1513.4282.9
Non Family2,8331.1954.9
Female1,3583.7652.4
Male6403.7879.2

3.43

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Belvidere Il Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2017.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,4228.92%
High School Graduate6,03337.83%
Some College3,57422.41%
Associates Degree1,3338.36%
Bachelors Degree1,59710.02%
Graduate Degree7864.93%

Belvidere Il Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,82310,6312,050
Hispanic3,5682,145204
Other Race1,499832136
Black31330554
Multiple Races26725522
Asian12012058
Native American3030

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,697$39,562$24,087
Less Than High School$20,547$30,029$
High School Grad$29,555$35,804$20,359
Some College$38,382$49,677$24,583
Bachelors Degree$36,522$56,645$34,286
Graduate Degree$48,281$85,278$43,871

$32,697

Average Earnings

$39,562

Average Male

$24,087

Average Female

Belvidere Il Language

Belvidere Il Language by Age

Belvidere Il Language

73.36% of Belvidere Il residents speak only English, while 26.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.06% of the population.

Belvidere Il Poverty

Belvidere Il Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,4291,96111.94%
Hispanic7,4851,79924.03%
Other2,58638014.69%
Black53917532.47%
Multiple834253.00%

15.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.47%

Male Poverty Rate

17.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belvidere Il

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belvidere Il is Black, with 32.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belvidere Il is Multiple, with 3.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.21%
High School13.77%
Some College9.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.20%
Female Unemployed16.75%
Female Employed11.69%
Male Employed7.15%

Belvidere Il Income

Belvidere Il Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,021$59,200
Families$58,513$64,991
Married Families$66,808-
Non Families$27,214$39,838

Belvidere Il Marital Status

Belvidere Il Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Belvidere Il Married by Age and Sex

Belvidere Il Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Belvidere Il Marital Status by Race

Belvidere Il Veterans

1,395

Number of Veterans

1,332

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam498
Second Gulf War250
First Gulf War202
Korea129
World War II19

Belvidere Il Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3158.24%
Hispanic521.17%
Black4713.66%
Other332.00%

Belvidere Il Veterans by Education

6.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belvidere Il Employment Status

67%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Belvidere Il Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.71%

Born in Illinois

87.00%

Native Born

13.00%

Foreign Born

8.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.00% of Belvidere Il residents were born in the United States, with 68.71% having been born in Illinois. 8.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.