Belle Glade, Florida Population 2020

20,782
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Belle Glade is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 20,782, it is the 116th largest city in Florida and the 1792nd largest city in the United States. Belle Glade is currently growing at a rate of 1.77% annually and its population has increased by 18.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,467 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Belle Glade has a population density of 2,926 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belle Glade is $34,825 with a poverty rate of 42.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $630 per month, and the median house value is $104,300. The median age in Belle Glade is 32.2 years, 31.4 years for males, and 32.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males.

Belle Glade Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Belle Glade was:

  • Black or African American: 58.44%
  • White: 38.11%
  • Other race: 1.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belle Glade, Florida is 20,782, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,058.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,467.

Belle Glade, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American11,31358.44%
White7,37838.11%
Some Other Race3151.63%
Two or More Races2951.52%
Asian570.29%
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Belle Glade Population Pyramid 2020

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Belle Glade Median Age

32.2


Total

31.4


Male

32.6


Female

Belle Glade Adults

There are 13,926 adults, (2,501 of whom are seniors) in Belle Glade.

Belle Glade Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Belle Glade Sex Ratio

Female

9,908

51.18%

Male

9,450

48.82%

Belle Glade Households and Families

Belle Glade Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belle Glade Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.2%38.8%
All33.3%66.7%
Male28.9%71.1%
Female22.7%77.3%
Non Family21.3%78.7%

33.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4342.9833.3
Non Family2,6771.1421.3
Married1,7843.8261.2
Female1,4224.922.7
Male5514.2628.9

4.09

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Belle Glade Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,61122.22%
9th to 12th Grade1,97516.80%
High School Graduate3,70531.52%
Some College1,64814.02%
Associates Degree7826.65%
Bachelors Degree7636.49%
Graduate Degree2692.29%
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Belle Glade Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black6,8184,280613
Hispanic3,5991,833208
White1,176890124
Other Race18817465
Multiple Races17514382
Asian333317

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.52%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,341$26,968$20,604
Less Than High School$16,102$20,035$11,757
High School Grad$24,445$26,357$22,254
Some College$28,462$42,292$21,740
Bachelors Degree$37,278$45,813$36,028
Graduate Degree$37,393$$40,250

$22,341

Average Earnings

$26,968

Average Male

$20,604

Average Female

Belle Glade Language

Belle Glade Language by Age

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Belle Glade Language

53.04% of Belle Glade residents speak only English, while 46.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.08% of the population.

Belle Glade Poverty

Belle Glade Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,2585,47948.67%
Hispanic6,3262,13033.67%
White1,47247332.13%
Asian574782.46%
Other315216.67%

42.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.86%

Male Poverty Rate

45.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belle Glade

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belle Glade is Asian, with 82.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belle Glade is Other, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.00%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.83%
High School31.24%
Some College30.94%
Bachelors or Greater10.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.83%
Male Unemployed53.54%
Female Employed21.80%
Male Employed19.11%

Belle Glade Income

Belle Glade Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,901$34,825
Families$30,863$42,898
Married Families$49,848-
Non Families$12,399$21,234
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Belle Glade Marital Status

Belle Glade Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Belle Glade Married by Age and Sex

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Belle Glade 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 55-64.

Belle Glade Marital Status by Race

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Belle Glade Veterans

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332

Number of Veterans

300

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam131
First Gulf War101
Second Gulf War46
Korea7
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74114
35 to 5497
55 to 6486
75+21
18 to 3414
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2142.67%
White1001.83%
2 or More189.42%

Belle Glade Veterans by Education

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25.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belle Glade Employment Status

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56%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

16.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.46%

Born in Florida

68.88%

Native Born

31.12%

Foreign Born

18.66%

Non Citizen

12.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.88% of Belle Glade residents were born in the United States, with 55.46% having been born in Florida. 18.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,7823621.77%
201920,4203621.80%
201820,0584402.24%
201719,6183621.88%
201619,2561941.02%
201519,0622091.11%
201418,8531500.80%
201318,7031480.80%
201218,5551951.06%
201118,3601390.76%
201018,2213,3152.03%
200014,906-1,271-0.81%
199016,177-358-0.22%
198016,5355860.36%
197015,9494,6763.53%
196011,2734,0544.56%
19507,2193,4136.61%
19403,8060.00%