LaBelle is a city located in Hendry County Florida. With a 2020 population of 5,032, it is the 462nd largest city in Florida and the 6572nd largest city in the United States. LaBelle is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 1.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,966 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, LaBelle has a population density of 347 people per square mile.
The average household income in LaBelle is $46,165 with a poverty rate of 30.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $849 per month, and the median house value is $110,300. The median age in LaBelle is 32.4 years, 28.7 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of LaBellewas:
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 native american people with a rate of 29.41%.
61.62% of LaBelle residents speak only English, while 38.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.02% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in LaBelle is White, with 12.36% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in LaBelle is Hispanic, with 46.17% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in LaBelle
76.96% of LaBelle residents were born in the United States, with 47.38% having been born in Florida. 10.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.