Belle Glade, Florida Population 2020

20,205
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Belle Glade is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 20,205, it is the 116th largest city in Florida and the 1830th largest city in the United States. Belle Glade is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 15.68% 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 2,844 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belle Glade is $36,642 with a poverty rate of 41.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $616 per month, and the median house value is $113,400. The median age in Belle Glade is 32.6 years, 31.6 years for males, and 33.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.8 males.

Belle Glade Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 59.28%
  • White: 36.32%
  • Other race: 2.34%
  • Two or more races: 1.50%
  • Asian: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belle Glade, Florida is 20,205, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,063.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 American11,65159.28%
White7,13936.32%
Some Other Race4592.34%
Two or More Races2951.50%
Asian1100.56%
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Belle Glade Population by Race

Belle Glade Population Pyramid 2020

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Belle Glade Median Age

32.6


Total

31.6


Male

33.7


Female

Belle Glade Adults

There are 14,381 adults, (2,786 of whom are seniors) in Belle Glade.

Belle Glade Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Belle Glade Sex Ratio

Female

9,988

50.82%

Male

9,666

49.18%

Belle Glade Population by Age

Belle Glade Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belle Glade Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.6%40.4%
All32.5%67.5%
Female25.1%74.9%
Male22.6%77.4%
Non Family22.2%77.8%

32.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belle Glade Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6422.9332.5
Non Family2,8821.1122.2
Married1,7093.7159.6
Female1,3865.0625.1
Male6654.3722.6

4.11

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

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Belle Glade Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,67721.71%
9th to 12th Grade2,15217.45%
High School Graduate3,83331.08%
Some College1,81214.69%
Associates Degree8647.01%
Bachelors Degree8286.71%
Graduate Degree1661.35%
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Belle Glade Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belle Glade Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black7,3454,542613
Hispanic3,5551,816189
White1,267940124
Other Race28716970
Multiple Races17215770
Asian87877

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 multiple races people with a rate of 40.70%.

Belle Glade Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,962$27,778$21,276
Less Than High School$15,742$20,585$10,162
High School Grad$24,788$26,825$22,323
Some College$31,037$42,250$25,100
Bachelors Degree$35,625$33,438$36,056
Graduate Degree$43,523$$44,205

$23,962

Average Earnings

$27,778

Average Male

$21,276

Average Female

Belle Glade Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belle Glade Language by Age

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Belle Glade Language

52.84% of Belle Glade residents speak only English, while 47.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.53% of the population.

Belle Glade Language

Belle Glade Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,5845,55747.97%
Hispanic6,2012,11834.16%
White1,61241625.81%
Other459275.88%
Asian1101412.73%

41.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.27%

Male Poverty Rate

45.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belle Glade

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belle Glade is Black, with 47.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belle Glade is Other, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.41%.

Belle Glade Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School52.34%
High School29.62%
Some College26.49%
Bachelors or Greater13.08%

Belle Glade Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.36%
Male Unemployed50.21%
Female Employed22.05%
Male Employed16.31%

Belle Glade Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belle Glade Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,322$36,642
Families$32,428$46,323
Married Families$55,448-
Non Families$12,281$21,523
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Income by Household Type

Belle Glade Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

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 45-54.

Belle Glade Marital Status by Race

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Belle Glade Marital Status

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280

Number of Veterans

270

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam87
First Gulf War80
Second Gulf War80
Korea12
World War II

Belle Glade Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54105
65 to 7475
55 to 6441
75+35
18 to 3424

Belle Glade Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2172.59%
White631.17%
Hispanic240.55%

Belle Glade Veterans by Race

Belle Glade Veterans by Education

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21.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belle Glade Veterans by Education

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55.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

14.9%

Unemployment Rate

Belle Glade Employment by Age

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Belle Glade Employment by Race

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Belle Glade Employment by Education

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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55.95%

Born in Florida

69.71%

Native Born

30.29%

Foreign Born

15.74%

Non Citizen

14.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.71% of Belle Glade residents were born in the United States, with 55.95% having been born in Florida. 15.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Belle Glade Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,205710.35%
201920,134710.35%
201820,0634012.04%
201719,6623741.94%
201619,2882011.05%
201519,0872101.11%
201418,8771520.81%
201318,7251540.83%
201218,5711911.04%
201118,3801440.79%
201018,2363,3302.04%
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%

Belle Glade Population by Year