Bell is a city located in Gilchrist County Florida. With a 2020 population of 530, it is the 801st largest city in Florida and the 18761st largest city in the United States. Bell is currently growing at a rate of 1.15% annually but its population has decreased by -7.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 573 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Bell has a population density of 324 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bell is $40,170 with a poverty rate of 22.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $891 per month, and the median house value is $76,300. The median age in Bell is 30 years, 22.3 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bellwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.18%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.41%.
94.47% of Bell residents speak only English, while 5.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.53% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Bell is White, with 19.92% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Bell is Hispanic, with 54.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Bell
95.46% of Bell residents were born in the United States, with 77.31% having been born in Florida. 4.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.