Belle Plaine is a city located in Benton County Iowa. Belle Plaine has a 2020 population of 2,437. Belle Plaine is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -3.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,529 in 2010.
The average household income in Belle Plaine is $57,102 with a poverty rate of 9.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $535 per month, and the median house value is $82,800. The median age in Belle Plaine is 43.3 years, 38.9 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Belle Plainewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 57.14%.
98.04% of Belle Plaine residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Belle Plaine is White, with 9.62% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Belle Plaine is Hispanic, with 30.43% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.90%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Belle Plaine
99.48% of Belle Plaine residents were born in the United States, with 81.83% having been born in Iowa. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.
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