Bellefonte, Delaware Population 2024

1,229

Bellefonte is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Bellefonte has a 2024 population of 1,229. Bellefonte is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 0.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,225 in 2020.

The average household income in Bellefonte is $92,751 with a poverty rate of 4.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bellefonte is 40.7 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Bellefonte Demographics

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

  • White: 69%
  • Black or African American: 18.87%
  • Two or more races: 7.8%
  • Other race: 4.33%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,935.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.33% (4)
The current population of Bellefonte, Delaware is 1,229 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,225.

Bellefonte, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,05369%
Black or African American28818.87%
Two or more races1197.8%
Other race664.33%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bellefonte Population by Race

Bellefonte Population Pyramid 2024

Bellefonte Median Age

40.7

Total

38.8

Male

41.5

Female

Bellefonte Adults

There are 1,183 adults, (166 of whom are seniors) in Bellefonte.

Bellefonte Age Dependency

50

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellefonte Sex Ratio

Female74348.69%
Male78351.31%

Bellefonte Population by Age

Bellefonte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6202.4666.833.2
Non Family2861.1667.132.9
Married1943.6175.824.2
Female822.8959.840.2
Male584.4144.855.2
showing: 5 rows

3.33

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bellefonte Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bellefonte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bellefonte Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 36.2%.

Bellefonte Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,194

Average Earnings

$54,125

Average Male

$52,375

Average Female

Bellefonte Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bellefonte Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bellefonte Language

96.02% of Bellefonte residents speak only English, while 3.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.98% of the population.

Bellefonte Language

Bellefonte Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,043424.03%
Black288237.99%
Multiple119108.4%
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4.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.82%

Male Poverty Rate

7.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellefonte

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellefonte is Multiple, with 8.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bellefonte is White, with 4.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.56%.

Bellefonte Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater9.04%
Less Than 9th Grade8.57%
High School5.36%
Some College5.35%
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Bellefonte Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.8%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed7.69%
Female Employed6.68%
showing: 4 rows

Bellefonte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bellefonte Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bellefonte Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bellefonte Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bellefonte Marriage

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

Bellefonte Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bellefonte Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

39

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Bellefonte Veterans by War

count

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Bellefonte Veterans by Age

count

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Bellefonte Veterans by Race

Bellefonte Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellefonte Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.6%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bellefonte Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bellefonte Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bellefonte 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

58.32%

Born in Bellefonte

96.07%

Native Born

3.93%

Foreign Born

2.29%

Non Citizen

1.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.07% of Bellefonte residents were born in the United States, with 58.32% having been born in Delaware. 2.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Bellefonte Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,23410.08%
20281,23310.08%
20271,23210.08%
20261,23110.08%
20251,23010.08%
20241,22910.08%
20231,22810.08%
20221,22710.08%
20211,22610.08%
20201,225595.06%
20191,16620.17%
20181,164
20171,164-11-0.94%
20161,175-7-0.59%
20151,182-5-0.42%
20141,187-6-0.5%
20131,193
20121,19310.08%
20111,19210.08%
20101,191
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Bellefonte Population by Year