Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania Population 2024

982

Belle Vernon is a city located in Fayette County, Washington County, and Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. Belle Vernon has a 2024 population of 982. Belle Vernon is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -4.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,024 in 2020.

The average household income in Belle Vernon is $70,807 with a poverty rate of 14.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Belle Vernon is 52.4 years, 44.4 years for males, and 58.6 years for females.

Belle Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 85.68%
  • Two or more races: 8.09%
  • Black or African American: 4.98%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,759.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.1% (-42)
The current population of Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania is 982 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,024.

Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White68885.68%
Two or more races658.09%
Black or African American404.98%
Asian101.25%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Belle Vernon Population by Race

Belle Vernon Population Pyramid 2024

Belle Vernon Median Age

52.4

Total

44.4

Male

58.6

Female

Belle Vernon Adults

There are 726 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in Belle Vernon.

Belle Vernon Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Belle Vernon Sex Ratio

Female43353.92%
Male37046.08%

Belle Vernon Population by Age

Belle Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5151.5637.162.9
Non Family3511.124.875.2
Married942.5279.820.2
Male482.1943.856.3
Female223.3636.463.6

2.51

Average Family Size

1.56

Average Household Size

37.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belle Vernon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade162.32%
9th to 12th Grade192.76%
High School Graduate34750.36%
Some College10214.8%
Associates Degree7911.47%
Bachelors Degree8412.19%
Graduate Degree426.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belle Vernon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belle Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White617584124
2+ Races32300
Black31312
Asian770
Hispanic220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.1%.

Belle Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,583$55,577$33,906
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$52,708$57,381$32,685
Some College$29,375$24,821$32,250
Bachelors Degree$50,938$47,917$53,750
Graduate Degree$62,813$0$0

$44,583

Average Earnings

$55,577

Average Male

$33,906

Average Female

Belle Vernon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belle Vernon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belle Vernon Language

97.65% of Belle Vernon residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Belle Vernon Language

Belle Vernon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White68610915.89%
Black40512.5%
Multiple6511.54%

14.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.68%

Male Poverty Rate

21.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belle Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belle Vernon is White, with 15.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belle Vernon is Multiple, with 1.54% 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 6.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.99%.

Belle Vernon Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.61%
Some College14.36%
Less Than 9th Grade14.29%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

Belle Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed83.33%
Male Unemployed27.27%
Male Employed1.35%
Female Employed0%

Belle Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belle Vernon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$39,007$70,807
Families$73,438$137,435
Married Families$72,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,583$39,677

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belle Vernon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.4%

Male Marriage Rate

24.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Belle Vernon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Belle Vernon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Belle Vernon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belle Vernon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

48

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam26
Second Gulf War3
Korea3
First Gulf War1
World War II0

Belle Vernon Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+31
65 to 747
55 to 646
35 to 544
18 to 340

Belle Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White436.58%
Black412.9%
2+ Races13.13%

Belle Vernon Veterans by Race

Belle Vernon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belle Vernon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Belle Vernon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belle Vernon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belle Vernon 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

88.92%

Born in Belle Vernon

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Belle Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 88.92% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Belle Vernon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029929-11-1.17%
2028940-10-1.05%
2027950-11-1.14%
2026961-10-1.03%
2025971-11-1.12%
2024982-10-1.01%
2023992-11-1.1%
20221,003-10-0.99%
20211,013-11-1.07%
20201,024-9-0.87%
20191,033-7-0.67%
20181,040-7-0.67%
20171,047-10-0.95%
20161,057-6-0.56%
20151,063-5-0.47%
20141,068-5-0.47%
20131,073-5-0.46%
20121,078-6-0.55%
20111,084-4-0.37%
20101,08800%

Belle Vernon Population by Year