Belle Glade, Florida Population 2022

16,544
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Belle Glade is a city located in Palm Beach County Florida. With a 2020 population of 16,544, it is the 234th largest city in Florida and the 2720th largest city in the United States. Belle Glade is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -16.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,829 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Belle Glade has a population density of 2,329 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belle Glade is $36,642 with a poverty rate of 40.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $115,400. The median age in Belle Glade is 32.6 years, 31.6 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Belle Glade Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 63.29%
  • White: 30.91%
  • Two or more races: 3.78%
  • Other race: 1.42%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belle Glade, Florida is 16,544 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,829.

Belle Glade, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Belle Glade Population by Race

Belle Glade Population Pyramid 2022

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Belle Glade Median Age

33.8


Total

33.1


Male

34.7


Female

Belle Glade Adults

There are 14,161 adults, (3,052 of whom are seniors) in Belle Glade.

Belle Glade Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Belle Glade Sex Ratio

Female

10,163

51.25%

Male

9,666

48.75%

Belle Glade Population by Age

Belle Glade Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belle Glade Household Types

36.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belle Glade Households and Families

4

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

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Belle Glade Households by Type

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Belle Glade Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belle Glade Educational Attainment by Race

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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 2+ races people with a rate of 27.36%.

Belle Glade Educational Attainment by Race

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$25,499

Average Earnings

$28,730

Average Male

$22,062

Average Female

Belle Glade Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belle Glade Language by Age

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Belle Glade Language

56.81% of Belle Glade residents speak only English, while 43.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.08% of the population.

Belle Glade Language

Belle Glade Poverty by Race

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40.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.47%

Male Poverty Rate

43.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belle Glade

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belle Glade is Black, with 46.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belle Glade is Multiple, with 10.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.12%.

Belle Glade Poverty

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Belle Glade Poverty Rate by Education

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Belle Glade Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belle Glade Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Belle Glade Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

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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300

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Belle Glade Veterans by War

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Belle Glade Veterans by Age

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Belle Glade Veterans by Race

Belle Glade Veterans by Education

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21.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belle Glade Veterans by Education

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53.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

13.3%

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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59.78%

Born in Belle Glade

72.70%

Native Born

27.30%

Foreign Born

13.00%

Non Citizen

14.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.70% of Belle Glade residents were born in the United States, with 59.78% having been born in Florida. 13.00% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Belle Glade Population by Year