Bellefonte, Pennsylvania Population 2020

6,237

Bellefonte is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 6,237, it is the 139th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4204th largest city in the United States. Bellefonte is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually but its population has increased by 0.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,187 in 2010. Bellefonte reached it's highest population of 6,828 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Bellefonte has a population density of 3,372 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bellefonte is $63,857 with a poverty rate of 5.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $847 per month, and the median house value is $182,600. The median age in Bellefonte is 42.9 years, 39.2 years for males, and 47 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.0 males.

Bellefonte Demographics

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

  • White: 96.63%
  • Black or African American: 1.62%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania is 6,237, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,281.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,187.

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,07796.63%
Black or African American1021.62%
Two or More Races661.05%
Asian200.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.24%
Some Other Race90.14%

Bellefonte Population Pyramid 2020

Bellefonte Median Age

42.9


Total

39.2


Male

47


Female

Bellefonte Adults

There are 5,191 adults, (1,195 of whom are seniors) in Bellefonte.

Bellefonte Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellefonte Sex Ratio

Female

3,192

50.76%

Male

3,097

49.24%

Bellefonte Households and Families

Bellefonte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bellefonte Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.9%30.1%
All55.4%44.6%
Male52.9%47.1%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Female30.4%69.6%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7022.2355.4
Married1,2042.969.9
Non Family1,0381.1845.9
Female2863.0530.4
Male1742.5752.9

2.77

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bellefonte Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade691.43%
9th to 12th Grade2004.14%
High School Graduate1,80437.38%
Some College64213.30%
Associates Degree2996.20%
Bachelors Degree1,39428.89%
Graduate Degree4188.66%

Bellefonte Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,5974,3281,736
Black10210211
Hispanic828220
Asian202020
Native American151515
Multiple Races101010
Other Race999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,471$37,367$29,937
Less Than High School$26,000$$
High School Grad$25,225$27,447$20,607
Some College$41,849$41,520$50,250
Bachelors Degree$47,666$53,135$36,042
Graduate Degree$55,972$66,023$55,347

$35,471

Average Earnings

$37,367

Average Male

$29,937

Average Female

Bellefonte Language

Bellefonte Language by Age

Bellefonte Language

96.62% of Bellefonte residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Bellefonte Poverty

Bellefonte Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,7402995.21%
Black963839.58%
Multiple661218.18%

5.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.56%

Male Poverty Rate

6.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellefonte

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellefonte is Black, with 39.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bellefonte is White, with 5.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.22%
Some College5.72%
High School5.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.64%
Male Employed5.02%
Female Employed4.15%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bellefonte Income

Bellefonte Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,818$63,857
Families$60,438$72,611
Married Families$70,882-
Non Families$36,349$45,695

Bellefonte Marital Status

Bellefonte Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bellefonte Married by Age and Sex

Bellefonte 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 35-44.

Bellefonte Marital Status by Race

Bellefonte Veterans

386

Number of Veterans

368

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam110
Second Gulf War107
Korea59
First Gulf War59
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7486
75+83
55 to 6482
35 to 5474
18 to 3461
Name Veterans % of Total
White3807.57%
Black65.88%

$Bellefonte Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellefonte Employment Status

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bellefonte Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.95%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.79% of Bellefonte residents were born in the United States, with 79.95% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,237-22-0.35%
20196,259-22-0.35%
20186,281-19-0.30%
20176,300-22-0.35%
20166,322570.91%
20156,265-1-0.02%
20146,266-11-0.18%
20136,277-67-1.06%
20126,344851.36%
20116,259691.11%
20106,190-205-0.33%
20006,395370.06%
19906,358580.09%
19806,300-528-0.80%
19706,8287401.15%
19606,0884370.75%
19505,6513470.64%
19405,3045001.00%
19304,8048081.86%
19203,996-149-0.37%
19104,145-71-0.17%
19004,2162700.66%
18903,9469202.69%
18803,0263711.32%
18702,6550.00%