Belle Plaine, Minnesota Population 2024

7,521

Belle Plaine is a city located in Carver County, Le Sueur County, Scott County, and Sibley County Minnesota. Belle Plaine has a 2024 population of 7,521. Belle Plaine is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 2.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,365 in 2020.

The average household income in Belle Plaine is $108,337 with a poverty rate of 2.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Belle Plaine is 38.5 years, 39.5 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Belle Plaine Demographics

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

  • White: 92.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.56%
  • Two or more races: 2.4%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,259.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.12% (156)
The current population of Belle Plaine, Minnesota is 7,521 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,365.

Belle Plaine, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,81192.5%
Black or African American2623.56%
Two or more races1772.4%
Other race771.05%
Asian240.33%
Native American120.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Belle Plaine Population by Race

Belle Plaine Population Pyramid 2024

Belle Plaine Median Age

38.5

Total

39.5

Male

37

Female

Belle Plaine Adults

There are 5,322 adults, (1,276 of whom are seniors) in Belle Plaine.

Belle Plaine Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Belle Plaine Sex Ratio

Female3,63549.37%
Male3,72850.63%

Belle Plaine Population by Age

Belle Plaine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6582.6185.314.7
Married1,5113.0395.24.8
Non Family6971.386139
Female2872.9795.54.5
Male1633.4579.820.2

3

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belle Plaine Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2976.1%
9th to 12th Grade2384.89%
High School Graduate1,26525.97%
Some College97119.93%
Associates Degree78816.18%
Bachelors Degree91518.78%
Graduate Degree3978.15%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belle Plaine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belle Plaine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,5504,0571,237
Black16216251
2+ Races84810
Other Race3900
Asian242424
Native American12120

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Belle Plaine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$52,591$60,986$47,900
Less Than 9th Grade$52,888$53,434$0
High School Graduate$51,486$60,729$39,625
Some College$50,773$63,828$46,357
Bachelors Degree$60,263$55,109$83,462
Graduate Degree$82,750$106,172$55,577

$52,591

Average Earnings

$60,986

Average Male

$47,900

Average Female

Belle Plaine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belle Plaine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belle Plaine Language

98.46% of Belle Plaine residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.4% of the population.

Belle Plaine Language

Belle Plaine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,4341392.16%
Multiple17731.69%

2.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.62%

Male Poverty Rate

2.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belle Plaine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belle Plaine is White, with 2.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belle Plaine is Multiple, with 1.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.44%.

Belle Plaine Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade3.72%
High School2.26%
Some College2.17%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Belle Plaine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.75%
Male Employed0.64%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Belle Plaine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belle Plaine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$94,698$108,337
Families$108,897$122,832
Married Families$132,957$-999,999,999
Non Families$50,966$63,296

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belle Plaine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Belle Plaine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belle Plaine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

473

Number of Veterans

381

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam149
Korea58
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War48
World War II16

Belle Plaine Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64165
65 to 74115
75+108
35 to 5485
18 to 340

Belle Plaine Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4739.52%

Belle Plaine Veterans by Race

Belle Plaine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belle Plaine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.1%

Labor Force Participation

72.6%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Belle Plaine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belle Plaine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belle Plaine 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

74.2%

Born in Belle Plaine

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.03% of Belle Plaine residents were born in the United States, with 74.2% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Belle Plaine Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,716390.51%
20287,677390.51%
20277,638390.51%
20267,599390.52%
20257,560390.52%
20247,521390.52%
20237,482390.52%
20227,443230.31%
20217,420550.75%
20207,3651822.53%
20197,183200.28%
20187,163310.43%
20177,1321121.6%
20167,020981.42%
20156,922270.39%
20146,895420.61%
20136,853430.63%
20126,810771.14%
20116,733520.78%
20106,6812,89276.33%
20003,78964020.32%
19903,14939514.34%
19802,75400%

Belle Plaine Population by Year