Belvidere is a city located in Boone County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Boone County. With a 2020 population of 25,289, it is the 88th largest city in Illinois and the 1837th largest city in the United States. Belvidere is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -0.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,339 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, Belvidere has a population density of 2,095 people per square mile.
The average household income in Belvidere is $60,509 with a poverty rate of 13.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $854 per month, and the median house value is $114,600. The median age in Belvidere is 35.8 years, 35 years for males, and 37 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Belviderewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.32%.
68.23% of Belvidere residents speak only English, while 31.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.25% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Belvidere is Black, with 28.91% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Belvidere is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.83%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Belvidere
86.23% of Belvidere residents were born in the United States, with 70.50% having been born in Illinois. 8.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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