Bellefonte is a city located in Centre County Pennsylvania. It is also the county seat of Centre County. With a 2020 population of 6,089, it is the 198th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5833rd largest city in the United States. Bellefonte is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -2.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,276 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Bellefonte has a population density of 3,292 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bellefonte is $70,506 with a poverty rate of 6.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $842 per month, and the median house value is $193,600. The median age in Bellefonte is 42.9 years, 43.2 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bellefontewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.93%.
93.20% of Bellefonte residents speak only English, while 6.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.21% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellefonte is White, with 6.73% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Bellefonte is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.82%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Bellefonte
93.67% of Bellefonte residents were born in the United States, with 71.38% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.