Belle Plaine, Minnesota Population 2021

7,243
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Belle Plaine is a city located in Scott County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 7,243, it is the 125th largest city in Minnesota and the 3883rd largest city in the United States . Belle Plaine is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 8.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,661 in 2010. Belle Plaine reached it's highest population of 7,243 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Belle Plaine has a population density of 1,221 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belle Plaine is $84,823 with a poverty rate of 7.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $840 per month, and the median house value is $217,400. The median age in Belle Plaine is 34.7 years, 35.3 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Belle Plaine Demographics

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

  • White: 92.68%
  • Asian: 2.97%
  • Other race: 2.21%
  • Black or African American: 1.76%
  • Two or more races: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belle Plaine, Minnesota is 7,243 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,156.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,661.

Belle Plaine, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,57492.68%
Asian2112.97%
Some Other Race1572.21%
Black or African American1251.76%
Two or More Races260.37%
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Belle Plaine Population by Race

Belle Plaine Population Pyramid $2021

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Belle Plaine Median Age

34.7


Total

35.3


Male

34


Female

Belle Plaine Adults

There are 5,025 adults, (1,096 of whom are seniors) in Belle Plaine.

Belle Plaine Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Belle Plaine Sex Ratio

Female

3,621

51.05%

Male

3,472

48.95%

Belle Plaine Population by Age

Belle Plaine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belle Plaine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.9%7.1%
Female91.7%8.3%
All86.6%13.4%
Male81.3%18.7%
Non Family65.5%34.5%

86.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belle Plaine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2772.9486.6
Married1,3303.3592.9
Non Family4431.4365.5
Female3383.0791.7
Male1663.4281.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Belle Plaine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2405.32%
9th to 12th Grade2064.57%
High School Graduate1,27328.23%
Some College1,01222.44%
Associates Degree71215.79%
Bachelors Degree74716.57%
Graduate Degree3197.07%
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Belle Plaine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belle Plaine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,2273,8351,017
Black1066824
Hispanic9494
Asian826625
Other Race4747

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 asian people with a rate of 30.49%.

Belle Plaine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,797$52,338$32,585
Less Than 9th Grade$20,589$$18,583
High School Graduate$32,500$47,500$21,600
Some College$44,330$60,000$38,892
Bachelors Degree$55,388$68,287$46,250
Graduate Degree$64,107$81,169$52,098

$43,797

Average Earnings

$52,338

Average Male

$32,585

Average Female

Belle Plaine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belle Plaine Language by Age

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Belle Plaine Language

93.89% of Belle Plaine residents speak only English, while 6.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.29% of the population.

Belle Plaine Language

Belle Plaine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0762864.71%
Asian19815779.29%
Hispanic295289.49%
Black1252217.60%
Other157138.28%

7.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.24%

Male Poverty Rate

11.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belle Plaine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belle Plaine is Asian, with 79.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belle Plaine is White, with 4.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.78%.

Belle Plaine Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School7.65%
Some College5.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.76%
Less Than 9th Grade1.04%

Belle Plaine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed6.41%
Male Employed2.36%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Belle Plaine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belle Plaine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,513$84,823
Families$85,123$88,085
Married Families$100,250-
Non Families$46,991$59,523
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Income by Household Type

Belle Plaine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Belle Plaine Married by Age and Sex

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Belle Plaine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Belle Plaine Marital Status by Race

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Belle Plaine Marital Status

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387

Number of Veterans

373

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam178
Second Gulf War83
World War II57
Korea54
First Gulf War40

Belle Plaine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74165
75+97
35 to 5453
18 to 3445
55 to 6427

Belle Plaine Veterans by Age

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Belle Plaine Veterans by Race

Belle Plaine Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belle Plaine Veterans by Education

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75.5%

Labor Force Participation

74.3%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Belle Plaine Employment by Age

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Belle Plaine Employment by Race

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Belle Plaine 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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80.80%

Born in Belle Plaine

96.83%

Native Born

3.17%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

2.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.83% of Belle Plaine residents were born in the United States, with 80.80% having been born in Minnesota. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Belle Plaine Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,243290.40%
20207,214290.40%
20197,185290.41%
20187,156250.35%
20177,1311151.64%
20167,016931.34%
20156,923300.44%
20146,893420.61%
20136,851420.62%
20126,809761.13%
20116,733520.78%
20106,6812,8925.84%
20003,7896401.87%
19903,1493951.35%
19802,7540.00%

Belle Plaine Population by Year