Bellefonte, Pennsylvania Population 2022

6,089
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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.

Bellefonte Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bellefontewas:

  • White: 93.98%
  • Black or African American: 3.28%
  • Asian: 1.64%
  • Two or more races: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania is 6,089 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,276.

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania Population 2022

Population by Race

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Bellefonte Population by Race

Bellefonte Population Pyramid 2022

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Bellefonte Median Age

41.8


Total

39.6


Male

43


Female

Bellefonte Adults

There are 5,269 adults, (1,206 of whom are seniors) in Bellefonte.

Bellefonte Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellefonte Sex Ratio

Female

3,075

49.00%

Male

3,201

51.00%

Bellefonte Population by Age

Bellefonte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bellefonte Household Types

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bellefonte Households and Families

2.67

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Bellefonte Households by Type

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Bellefonte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bellefonte Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Bellefonte Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,912

Average Earnings

$50,374

Average Male

$31,295

Average Female

Bellefonte Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bellefonte Language by Age

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Bellefonte Language

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.

Bellefonte Language

Bellefonte Poverty by Race

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6.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.67%

Male Poverty Rate

5.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellefonte

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%.

Bellefonte Poverty

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Bellefonte Poverty Rate by Education

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Bellefonte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bellefonte Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Bellefonte Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bellefonte Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Bellefonte Marital Status

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442

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Bellefonte Veterans by War

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Bellefonte Veterans by Age

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Bellefonte Veterans by Race

Bellefonte Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellefonte Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bellefonte Employment by Age

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Bellefonte Employment by Race

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Bellefonte Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.38%

Born in Bellefonte

93.67%

Native Born

6.33%

Foreign Born

4.37%

Non Citizen

1.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Bellefonte Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Bellefonte Population by Year