Bellwood, Virginia Population 2021

6,723
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Bellwood is a city located in Virginia. Bellwood has a 2020 population of 6,723. Bellwood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,352 in 2010. Bellwood reached it's highest population of 6,723 in 2019.

The average household income in Bellwood is $48,335 with a poverty rate of 23.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,057 per month, and the median house value is $140,900. The median age in Bellwood is 33 years, 31.6 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Bellwood Demographics

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

  • White: 60.52%
  • Black or African American: 31.00%
  • Two or more races: 4.22%
  • Asian: 2.71%
  • Other race: 1.25%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Bellwood, Virginia is 6,723 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,157.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,352.

Bellwood, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,06960.52%
Black or African American2,08431.00%
Two or More Races2844.22%
Asian1822.71%
Some Other Race841.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.15%
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Bellwood Population by Race

Bellwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Bellwood Median Age

33


Total

31.6


Male

34.7


Female

Bellwood Adults

There are 5,051 adults, (801 of whom are seniors) in Bellwood.

Bellwood Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellwood Sex Ratio

Female

3,397

50.53%

Male

3,326

49.47%

Bellwood Population by Age

Bellwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bellwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male67.9%32.1%
Married57.2%42.8%
All44.5%55.5%
Female38.3%61.7%
Non Family33.5%66.5%

44.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bellwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5082.6844.5
Non Family9661.3733.5
Married8223.7257.2
Female5613.3838.3
Male1592.8567.9

3.36

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Bellwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade54113.12%
9th to 12th Grade55913.56%
High School Graduate1,65340.10%
Some College66216.06%
Associates Degree2065.00%
Bachelors Degree3177.69%
Graduate Degree1844.46%
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Bellwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bellwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9301,477226
Black1,2751,140216
Hispanic70028726
Asian112498
2+ Races988334
Other Race474
Native American104
Islander63

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 34.69%.

Bellwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,941$31,079$26,037
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$25,104$17,794
High School Graduate$25,324$30,313$16,851
Some College$32,327$32,422$32,235
Bachelors Degree$36,642$36,667$
Graduate Degree$$63,090$28,864

$28,941

Average Earnings

$31,079

Average Male

$26,037

Average Female

Bellwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bellwood Language by Age

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Bellwood Language

76.35% of Bellwood residents speak only English, while 23.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.91% of the population.

Bellwood Language

Bellwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,35764847.75%
Black2,08445821.98%
White2,81440114.25%
Other845767.86%
Multiple2844114.44%
Asian182147.69%

23.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.17%

Male Poverty Rate

26.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellwood is Other, with 67.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bellwood is Asian, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.67%.

Bellwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.18%
High School22.99%
Some College16.13%
Bachelors or Greater1.00%

Bellwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed61.11%
Female Unemployed39.19%
Female Employed13.70%
Male Employed9.01%

Bellwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bellwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,117$48,335
Families$44,034$49,131
Married Families$55,545-
Non Families$32,134$41,806
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Income by Household Type

Bellwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bellwood Married by Age and Sex

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Bellwood 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.

Bellwood Marital Status by Race

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Bellwood Marital Status

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370

Number of Veterans

308

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War97
First Gulf War96
Vietnam83
Korea20
World War II

Bellwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54130
18 to 3481
55 to 6457
65 to 7452
75+50

Bellwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2648.61%
Black905.67%
2+ Races1613.22%

Bellwood Veterans by Race

Bellwood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellwood Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bellwood Employment by Age

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Bellwood Employment by Race

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Bellwood 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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60.08%

Born in Bellwood

87.10%

Native Born

12.90%

Foreign Born

9.59%

Non Citizen

3.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.10% of Bellwood residents were born in the United States, with 60.08% having been born in Virginia. 9.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bellwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,7230.00%
20206,7230.00%
20196,7235669.19%
20186,157-347-5.34%
20176,5044226.94%
20166,0823105.37%
20155,772-117-1.99%
20145,8891352.35%
20135,7542334.22%
20125,52151310.24%
20115,008-1,344-21.16%
20106,3520.00%

Bellwood Population by Year