|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Belle Plaine is 2,332. Belle Plaine, Iowa is the 7,058th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Belle Plaine was in 2000, when its population was 2,876. In 2000, Belle Plaine was the 6,028th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,058th largest city in the US. Belle Plaine is currently 18.9% smaller than it was in 2000.
Belle Plaine has shrunk 18.9% since the year 2000. Belle Plaine, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7155||La Porte City||2,264||-2.4%|
|7052||West Fork, Arkansas||2,335||11.9%|
|7056||Terrace Park, Ohio||2,333||3.0%|
|7058||Belle Plaine, Iowa||2,332||-18.9%|
|7061||Four Oaks, North Carolina||2,331||39.2%|
|7063||Pacolet, South Carolina||2,331||-14.8%|
The total voting age population of Belle Plaine, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,882. The voting age population is 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.8% of the residents of Belle Plaine are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Belle Plaine are 95.2% White, 3.2% Other and 1.6% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Belle Plaine, 9.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.2%. On a per-household basis, 3.3% of families are below the poverty line in Belle Plaine.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.8% of Belle Plaine residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.5% of Belle Plaine residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.0% have a bachelor's degree and 2.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Belle Plaine residents aged 5 and older, 2.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Belle Plaine is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Belle Plaine, 7.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Belle Plaine is $49,471.
In Belle Plaine, 75.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.2% of housing units in Belle Plaine.
Of all the housing units in Belle Plaine, 53.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Belle Plaine, 2.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Belle Plaine is $535.
In Belle Plaine, 79.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.