Statewide Claims to Fame

Belle Glade is 6th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Income below poverty line

Belle Glade is 15th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Belle Glade is 16th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Belle Glade is 19th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Belle Glade, Florida Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Belle Glade Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 17,817 115th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.6 269th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,109.1 167th 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Belle Glade Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 9.5% 15th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 31.4% 16th 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.0% 370th 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Belle Glade Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 61.9% 438th 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 13.1% 376th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Belle Glade Rank Florida US
Race - White 31.1% 436th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 56.3% 19th 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 308th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 421st 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 23rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 309th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 34.2% 89th 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 8.8% 427th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Belle Glade Rank Florida US
Female residents 50.0% 390th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 26.0% 102nd 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Belle Glade Rank Florida US
Housing units 6,368 258th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 47.0% 69th 29.9% 25.9%
Households 5,618 224th 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 41.9% 440th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $138,600 346th $188,600 $186,200
People per household 3.1 66th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Belle Glade Rank Florida US
Income per capita $14,442 424th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $27,895 435th $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 38.1% 6th 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Belle Glade Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,064 278th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $153,722 224th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,120 160th $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $15,320 234th $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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