|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Belle Glade is 16,718. Belle Glade, Florida is the 2,176th largest city in the US.
Belle Glade is located entirely in Palm Beach County.
The peak population of Belle Glade was in 2010, when its population was 17,467. In 2010, Belle Glade was the 1,947th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,176th largest city in the US. Belle Glade is currently 4.3% smaller than it was in 2010.
Belle Glade has shrunk 2.4% since the year 2000. Belle Glade, Florida's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Belle Glade has a population density of 3,109.1 people per square mile.
|2152||New Port Richey||16,966||5.8%|
|2173||Red Wing, Minnesota||16,763||3.9%|
|2176||Belle Glade, Florida||16,718||-2.4%|
|2179||Vero Beach, Florida||16,707||-5.4%|
|2180||Lake Wales, Florida||16,684||49.8%|
|2181||Mount Dora, Florida||16,665||64.6%|
The total voting age population of Belle Glade, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 11,354. The voting age population is 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.2% of the residents of Belle Glade are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Belle Glade are 59.3% Black, 36.3% White, 2.3% Other, 1.5% Two or more races and 0.6% Asian. Additionally, 31.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Belle Glade, 41.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 53.8%. On a per-household basis, 34.2% of families are below the poverty line in Belle Glade.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.4% of Belle Glade residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 60.8% of Belle Glade residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.1% have a bachelor's degree and 1.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Belle Glade residents aged 5 and older, 47.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 29.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 16.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Belle Glade is 14.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Belle Glade, 18.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Belle Glade is $24,322.
In Belle Glade, 32.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 67.5% of housing units in Belle Glade.
Of all the housing units in Belle Glade, 1.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Belle Glade, 12.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 950 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Belle Glade is $616.
In Belle Glade, 45.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.