Belvidere, Illinois Population 2024

25,173

Belvidere is a city located in Boone County Illinois. Belvidere has a 2024 population of 25,173. It is also the county seat of Boone County.Belvidere is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually but its population has decreased by -0.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,275 in 2020.

The average household income in Belvidere is $74,605 with a poverty rate of 14.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Belvidere is 39.1 years, 38.4 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Belvidere Demographics

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

  • White: 71.69%
  • Other race: 16.99%
  • Two or more races: 8.05%
  • Black or African American: 1.58%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
12.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,085.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.4% (-102)
The current population of Belvidere, Illinois is 25,173 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 25,275.

Belvidere, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,20171.69%
Other race4,31316.99%
Two or more races2,0448.05%
Black or African American4001.58%
Asian3701.46%
Native American610.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Belvidere Population by Race

Belvidere Population Pyramid 2024

Belvidere Median Age

39.1

Total

38.4

Male

39.9

Female

Belvidere Adults

There are 19,660 adults, (4,369 of whom are seniors) in Belvidere.

Belvidere Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Belvidere Sex Ratio

Female12,77550.32%
Male12,61449.68%

Belvidere Population by Age

Belvidere Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,7142.5974.225.8
Married3,9603.3688.211.8
Non Family3,6991.2860.739.3
Female1,4933.1762.437.6
Male5624.22955
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3.23

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belvidere Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belvidere Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belvidere Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.75%.

Belvidere Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,164

Average Earnings

$46,979

Average Male

$35,412

Average Female

Belvidere Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belvidere Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belvidere Language

68.92% of Belvidere residents speak only English, while 31.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.53% of the population.

Belvidere Language

Belvidere Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,4861,84212.72%
Hispanic9,3251,55316.65%
Other4,2911,12826.29%
Multiple1,97425112.72%
Native6161100%
Black3173210.09%
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14.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.09%

Male Poverty Rate

15.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belvidere

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belvidere is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belvidere is Black, with 10.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.38%.

Belvidere Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.74%
High School10.7%
Some College10.2%
Bachelors or Greater8.21%
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Belvidere Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.92%
Male Unemployed9.95%
Female Employed8.82%
Male Employed3.51%
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Belvidere Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belvidere Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belvidere Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Belvidere Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belvidere Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,128

Number of Veterans

1,094

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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Belvidere Veterans by War

count

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Belvidere Veterans by Age

count

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Belvidere Veterans by Race

Belvidere Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belvidere Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Belvidere Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belvidere Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belvidere Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.13%

Born in Belvidere

83.87%

Native Born

16.13%

Foreign Born

8.87%

Non Citizen

7.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.87% of Belvidere residents were born in the United States, with 69.13% having been born in Illinois. 8.87% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925,18320.01%
202825,18120.01%
202725,17920.01%
202625,17720.01%
202525,17520.01%
202425,17320.01%
202325,17120.01%
202225,16920.01%
202125,167-108-0.43%
202025,2752611.04%
201925,014-83-0.33%
201825,097-70-0.28%
201725,167-45-0.18%
201625,212-23-0.09%
201525,235-66-0.26%
201425,301-48-0.19%
201325,349-11-0.04%
201225,360-213-0.83%
201125,573-25-0.1%
201025,5984,77822.95%
200020,8204,86230.47%
199015,9587825.15%
198015,1761,1157.93%
197014,0612,83825.29%
196011,2231,80119.11%
19509,4221,32816.41%
19408,094-29-0.36%
19308,1233194.09%
19207,8045517.6%
19107,2533164.56%
19006,9373,07079.39%
18903,86791631.04%
18802,951-280-8.67%
18703,231
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Belvidere Population by Year