Bellefontaine, Ohio Population 2024

14,046

Bellefontaine is a city located in Logan County Ohio. Bellefontaine has a 2024 population of 14,046. It is also the county seat of Logan County. Bellefontaine is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -0.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,108 in 2020.

The average household income in Bellefontaine is $69,136 with a poverty rate of 16.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bellefontaine is 34.6 years, 34.3 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Bellefontaine Demographics

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

  • White: 88.29%
  • Two or more races: 5.91%
  • Black or African American: 4.04%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
10.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,390.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.44% (-62)
The current population of Bellefontaine, Ohio is 14,046 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,108.

Bellefontaine, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,17188.29%
Two or more races8155.91%
Black or African American5574.04%
Asian1040.75%
Other race920.67%
Native American460.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bellefontaine Population by Race

Bellefontaine Population Pyramid 2024

Bellefontaine Median Age

34.6

Total

34.3

Male

34.8

Female

Bellefontaine Adults

There are 10,309 adults, (2,206 of whom are seniors) in Bellefontaine.

Bellefontaine Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellefontaine Sex Ratio

Female7,27452.77%
Male6,51147.23%

Bellefontaine Population by Age

Bellefontaine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,0452.2657.942.1
Married2,4052.8880.219.8
Non Family2,3591.243.856.2
Female7663.230.469.6
Male5152.859.240.8

2.8

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bellefontaine Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade860.94%
9th to 12th Grade7187.89%
High School Graduate4,12745.33%
Some College1,87820.63%
Associates Degree9099.98%
Bachelors Degree7848.61%
Graduate Degree6036.62%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bellefontaine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bellefontaine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,0397,3161,229
Black4784420
Hispanic28424382
2+ Races2182140
Asian10410471
Other Race64360
Native American37375

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.27%.

Bellefontaine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,041$50,256$33,258
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$40,821$48,575$28,398
Some College$41,862$53,020$34,047
Bachelors Degree$49,301$66,875$41,333
Graduate Degree$72,841$90,352$68,125

$42,041

Average Earnings

$50,256

Average Male

$33,258

Average Female

Bellefontaine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bellefontaine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bellefontaine Language

97.21% of Bellefontaine residents speak only English, while 2.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Bellefontaine Language

Bellefontaine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,8591,92916.27%
Multiple81523228.47%
Asian1044947.12%
Hispanic416184.33%
Black530122.26%

16.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.69%

Male Poverty Rate

19.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellefontaine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellefontaine is Asian, with 47.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bellefontaine is Black, with 2.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.22%.

Bellefontaine Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.27%
High School14.73%
Some College12.3%
Bachelors or Greater3.55%

Bellefontaine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.26%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed13.64%
Male Employed4.83%

Bellefontaine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bellefontaine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$58,402$69,136
Families$63,015$75,471
Married Families$86,688$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,821$53,205

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bellefontaine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bellefontaine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bellefontaine 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 35-44.

Bellefontaine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bellefontaine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

562

Number of Veterans

478

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam249
First Gulf War138
Second Gulf War56
Korea12
World War II0

Bellefontaine Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74179
35 to 54146
75+138
55 to 6474
18 to 3425

Bellefontaine Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5626.06%

Bellefontaine Veterans by Race

Bellefontaine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellefontaine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bellefontaine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bellefontaine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bellefontaine 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

84.58%

Born in Bellefontaine

98%

Native Born

2%

Foreign Born

0.9%

Non Citizen

1.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98% of Bellefontaine residents were born in the United States, with 84.58% having been born in Ohio. 0.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bellefontaine Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,968-16-0.11%
202813,984-15-0.11%
202713,999-16-0.11%
202614,015-15-0.11%
202514,030-16-0.11%
202414,046-15-0.11%
202314,061-16-0.11%
202214,077-38-0.27%
202114,11570.05%
202014,1088756.61%
201913,233800.61%
201813,153170.13%
201713,13680.06%
201613,128-38-0.29%
201513,166-67-0.51%
201413,233130.1%
201313,220-7-0.05%
201213,227-70-0.53%
201113,297-41-0.31%
201013,3382692.06%
200013,0699277.63%
199012,1422542.14%
198011,8886335.62%
197011,255-169-1.48%
196011,4241,19211.65%
195010,2324244.32%
19409,8082652.78%
19309,5432072.22%
19209,3361,09813.33%
19108,2381,58923.9%
19006,6492,40456.63%
18904,2452476.18%
18803,99881625.64%
18703,18258322.43%
18602,59900%
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Bellefontaine Population by Year