Belvidere, Illinois Population 2022

25,289
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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.

Belvidere Demographics

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

  • White: 78.36%
  • Other race: 13.88%
  • Two or more races: 4.53%
  • Black or African American: 2.36%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belvidere, Illinois is 25,289 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 25,339.

Belvidere, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,53678.36%
Black or African American5892.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.05%
Asian2050.82%
Some Other Race3,46113.88%
Two or More Races1,1294.53%
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Belvidere Population by Race

Belvidere Population Pyramid 2022

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Belvidere Median Age

36.4


Total

35.9


Male

36.6


Female

Belvidere Adults

There are 18,894 adults, (3,702 of whom are seniors) in Belvidere.

Belvidere Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Belvidere Sex Ratio

Female

12,798

51.33%

Male

12,134

48.67%

Belvidere Population by Age

Belvidere Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belvidere Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male95.9%4.1%
Married87.7%12.3%
All73.2%26.8%
Female62.7%37.3%
Non Family55.4%44.6%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belvidere Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9402.7673.2
Married3,7903.4487.7
Male6354.3995.9
Female1,4663.462.7
Non Family3,0491.2655.4

3.38

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Belvidere Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5669.58%
9th to 12th Grade1,82311.15%
High School Graduate5,70834.92%
Some College3,51521.50%
Associates Degree1,2907.89%
Bachelors Degree1,4588.92%
Graduate Degree9886.04%
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Belvidere Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belvidere Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian15715779
2+ Races658629187
White11,0949,7592,019
Black38234827
Hispanic4,6492,632308
Other Race1,76788587
Native American1212

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%.

Belvidere Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,050$39,437$29,257
Less Than 9th Grade$31,062$31,139$29,338
High School Graduate$26,079$34,294$19,033
Some College$34,821$44,227$30,032
Bachelors Degree$44,144$54,044$42,750
Graduate Degree$68,125$66,528$68,708

$33,050

Average Earnings

$39,437

Average Male

$29,257

Average Female

Belvidere Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belvidere Language by Age

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Belvidere Language

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.

Belvidere Language

Belvidere Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black54315728.91%
Hispanic9,1941,45915.87%
Multiple1,12915513.73%
White14,3451,64411.46%
Other668NaN%

13.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.15%

Male Poverty Rate

16.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belvidere

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%.

Belvidere Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.32%
High School10.86%
Some College11.24%
Bachelors or Greater8.80%

Belvidere Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.69%
Male Unemployed13.36%
Female Employed9.83%
Female Unemployed25.59%

Belvidere Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belvidere Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,609$64,425
Families$67,518$74,742
Married Families$83,585-
Non Families$30,397$38,834
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Income by Household Type

Belvidere Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Belvidere Married by Age and Sex

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Belvidere 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 45-54.

Belvidere Marital Status by Race

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Belvidere Marital Status

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1,293

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War278
First Gulf War328
Vietnam415
Korea90
World War II28

Belvidere Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34142
35 to 54276
55 to 64257
65 to 74366
75+252

Belvidere Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2368.09%
Black51.22%
Asian10.53%
Other Race271.28%
2+ Races242.68%
Hispanic1362.33%

Belvidere Veterans by Race

Belvidere Veterans by Education

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7.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belvidere Veterans by Education

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Belvidere Employment by Age

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Belvidere Employment by Race

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Belvidere 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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70.50%

Born in Belvidere

86.23%

Native Born

13.77%

Foreign Born

8.80%

Non Citizen

4.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Belvidere Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18703,2310.00%
18802,951-280-0.90%
18903,8679162.74%
19006,9373,0706.02%
19107,2533160.45%
19207,8045510.73%
19308,1233190.40%
19408,094-29-0.04%
19509,4221,3281.53%
196011,2231,8011.76%
197014,0612,8382.28%
198015,1761,1150.77%
199015,9587820.50%
200020,8204,8622.70%
201025,5854,7652.08%
201125,560-25-0.10%
201225,535-25-0.10%
201325,510-25-0.10%
201425,485-25-0.10%
201525,460-25-0.10%
201625,435-25-0.10%
201725,410-25-0.10%
201825,385-25-0.10%
201925,360-25-0.10%
202025,339-21-0.08%
202125,314-25-0.10%
202225,289-25-0.10%

Belvidere Population by Year