Belvidere, Illinois Population 2022

25,104
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Belvidere is a city located in Boone County Illinois. Belvidere has a 2020 population of 25,104. It is also the county seat of Boone County. Belvidere is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -1.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,609 in 2010.

The average household income in Belvidere is $60,509 with a poverty rate of 16.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $776 per month, and the median house value is $110,300. 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: 82.67%
  • Other race: 11.99%
  • Two or more races: 2.68%
  • Black or African American: 1.63%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belvidere, Illinois is 25,104 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,104.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,609.

Belvidere, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,69082.67%
Some Other Race3,00011.99%
Two or More Races6702.68%
Black or African American4071.63%
Asian2390.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.08%
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Belvidere Population by Race

Belvidere Population Pyramid $2022

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Belvidere Median Age

35.8


Total

35


Male

37


Female

Belvidere Adults

There are 18,598 adults, (3,865 of whom are seniors) in Belvidere.

Belvidere Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Belvidere Sex Ratio

Female

12,943

51.72%

Male

12,084

48.28%

Belvidere Population by Age

Belvidere Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belvidere Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female56.6%43.4%
All70.4%29.6%
Married85%15%
Male89.8%10.2%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belvidere Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8352.870.4
Married3,8143.4785
Non Family2,8851.2452.7
Female1,3823.5256.6
Male7544.0589.8

3.42

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Belvidere Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,67410.35%
9th to 12th Grade1,62010.02%
High School Graduate6,21138.41%
Some College3,10619.21%
Associates Degree1,1767.27%
Bachelors Degree1,5819.78%
Graduate Degree8044.97%
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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
White11,37710,0652,052
Hispanic4,2452,271187
Other Race1,451808134
Black25824446
2+ Races2122037
Asian16216293
Native American2121

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 57.41%.

Belvidere Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,272$38,374$24,453
Less Than 9th Grade$22,476$22,757$22,175
High School Graduate$27,488$36,113$19,435
Some College$39,123$48,307$25,554
Bachelors Degree$39,186$50,219$36,947
Graduate Degree$56,554$51,172$57,128

$31,272

Average Earnings

$38,374

Average Male

$24,453

Average Female

Belvidere Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belvidere Language by Age

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Belvidere Language

66.73% of Belvidere residents speak only English, while 33.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.47% of the population.

Belvidere Language

Belvidere Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,6922,08123.94%
White14,9871,76211.76%
Other795NaN%
Black37213837.10%
Multiple670274.03%

16.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.33%

Male Poverty Rate

18.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belvidere

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belvidere is Black, with 37.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belvidere is Multiple, with 4.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.74%.

Belvidere Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.97%
High School11.75%
Some College11.16%
Bachelors or Greater5.31%

Belvidere Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.07%
Female Unemployed22.60%
Female Employed12.13%
Male Employed5.97%

Belvidere Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belvidere Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,166$60,509
Families$61,132$69,060
Married Families$73,380-
Non Families$24,775$36,047
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Income by Household Type

Belvidere Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

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 45-54, 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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1,263

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam416
First Gulf War209
Second Gulf War180
Korea161
World War II14

Belvidere Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+346
65 to 74345
55 to 64281
35 to 54195
18 to 3496

Belvidere Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1757.36%
Hispanic721.39%
Black3311.79%
Other Race311.73%
2+ Races247.21%

Belvidere Veterans by Race

Belvidere Veterans by Education

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8.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belvidere Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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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67.05%

Born in Belvidere

85.29%

Native Born

14.71%

Foreign Born

10.04%

Non Citizen

4.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.29% of Belvidere residents were born in the United States, with 67.05% having been born in Illinois. 10.04% 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
202225,104-13-0.05%
202125,117-13-0.05%
202025,130-13-0.05%
201925,143-13-0.05%
201825,156-35-0.14%
201725,191-31-0.12%
201625,222-25-0.10%
201525,247-70-0.28%
201425,317-43-0.17%
201325,360-10-0.04%
201225,370-214-0.84%
201125,584-25-0.10%
201025,6094,7892.09%
200020,8204,8622.70%
199015,9587820.50%
198015,1761,1150.77%
197014,0612,8382.28%
196011,2231,8011.76%
19509,4221,3281.53%
19408,094-29-0.04%
19308,1233190.40%
19207,8045510.73%
19107,2533160.45%
19006,9373,0706.02%
18903,8679162.74%
18802,951-280-0.90%
18703,2310.00%

Belvidere Population by Year