Belleville, Illinois Population 2022

41,990
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Belleville is a city located in St. Clair County Illinois. It is also the county seat of St. Clair County. With a 2020 population of 41,990, it is the 37th largest city in Illinois and the 1062nd largest city in the United States. Belleville is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,404 in 2020. Spanning over 23 miles, Belleville has a population density of 1,808 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belleville is $62,548 with a poverty rate of 11.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $817 per month, and the median house value is $97,500. The median age in Belleville is 36.9 years, 36 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Belleville Demographics

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

  • White: 69.12%
  • Black or African American: 23.80%
  • Two or more races: 5.00%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Belleville, Illinois is 41,990 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 42,404.

Belleville, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Belleville Population by Race

Belleville Population Pyramid 2022

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Belleville Median Age

38.1


Total

37.3


Male

39.3


Female

Belleville Adults

There are 32,017 adults, (5,725 of whom are seniors) in Belleville.

Belleville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Belleville Sex Ratio

Female

21,376

51.81%

Male

19,880

48.19%

Belleville Population by Age

Belleville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belleville Household Types

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belleville Households and Families

3.13

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Belleville Households by Type

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Belleville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belleville Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.61%.

Belleville Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,067

Average Earnings

$41,227

Average Male

$34,145

Average Female

Belleville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belleville Language by Age

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Belleville Language

95.60% of Belleville residents speak only English, while 4.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Belleville Language

Belleville Poverty by Race

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11.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.14%

Male Poverty Rate

11.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belleville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belleville is Black, with 23.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belleville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.96%.

Belleville Poverty

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Belleville Poverty Rate by Education

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Belleville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belleville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Belleville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Belleville Married by Age and Sex

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Belleville 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.

Belleville Marital Status by Race

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Belleville Marital Status

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3,687

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Belleville Veterans by War

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Belleville Veterans by Age

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Belleville Veterans by Race

Belleville Veterans by Education

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11.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belleville Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Belleville Employment by Age

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Belleville Employment by Race

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Belleville 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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63.51%

Born in Belleville

97.63%

Native Born

2.37%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.63% of Belleville residents were born in the United States, with 63.51% having been born in Illinois. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Belleville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Belleville Population by Year