Belle, Missouri Population 2023

1,333

Belle is a city located in Maries County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 1,333, it is the 312th largest city in Missouri and the 13222nd largest city in the United States.Belle is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -3.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,381 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Belle has a population density of 999 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belle is $49,444 with a poverty rate of 15.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Belle is 44.3 years, 44.6 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Belle Demographics

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

  • White: 96.89%
  • Asian: 1.59%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Two or more races: 0.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belle, Missouri is 1,333 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,381.

Belle, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Native American

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Belle Population by Race

Belle Population Pyramid 2023

Belle Median Age

44.3

Total

44.6

Male

43.7

Female

Belle Adults

There are 1,002 adults, (234 of whom are seniors) in Belle.

Belle Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Belle Sex Ratio

Female77862.04%
Male47637.96%

Belle Population by Age

Belle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.62

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belle Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belle Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 white people with a rate of 11.49%.

Belle Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$23,083

Average Earnings

$36,806

Average Male

$21,286

Average Female

Belle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belle Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belle Language

98.29% of Belle residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Belle Language

Belle Poverty by Race

rate

15.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.18%

Male Poverty Rate

12.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belle is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belle is White, with 14.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.41%.

Belle Poverty

Belle Poverty Rate by Education

Belle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belle Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belle Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Belle Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Belle 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 20-34.

Belle Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belle Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

112

Number of Veterans

109

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

Belle Veterans by War

Belle Veterans by Age

count

Belle Veterans by Race

Belle Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belle Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Belle Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belle Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belle Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.37%

Born in Belle

88.85%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.85% of Belle residents were born in the United States, with 74.37% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Belle Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Belle Population by Year