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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Belvidere is 25,134. Belvidere, Illinois is the 1,555th largest city in the US.
Belvidere is located entirely in Boone County.
The peak population of Belvidere was in 2010, when its population was 25,585. In 2010, Belvidere was the 1,391st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,555th largest city in the US. Belvidere is currently 1.8% smaller than it was in 2010.
Belvidere has grown 18.5% since the 2000. Belvidere, Illinois is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Belvidere has a population density of 2,118.3 people per square mile.
|1550||Dickinson, North Dakota||25,167||57.6%|
|1551||Newport, Rhode Island||25,156||-5.0%|
|1553||Carteret, New Jersey||25,152||20.6%|
|1558||Loma Linda, California||25,072||30.0%|
The total voting age population of Belvidere, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 16,086. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.4% of the residents of Belvidere are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Belvidere are 82.7% White, 12.0% Other, 2.7% Two or more races, 1.6% Black, 1.0% Asian and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 34.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Belvidere, 16.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.4%. On a per-household basis, 12.9% of families are below the poverty line in Belvidere.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.8% of Belvidere residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.6% of Belvidere residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.7% have a bachelor's degree and 5.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Belvidere residents aged 5 and older, 33.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 31.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Belvidere is 7.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Belvidere, 7.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Belvidere is $51,166.
In Belvidere, 70.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.6% of housing units in Belvidere.
Of all the housing units in Belvidere, 21.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Belvidere, 23.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Belvidere is $776.
In Belvidere, 81.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.