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Belle Plaine is 8th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Residents younger than 5

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Belle Plaine Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 6,804 121st 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.9 103rd 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,126.5 98th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Belle Plaine Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 10.0% 8th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.0% 26th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.9% 94th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Belle Plaine Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.6% 63rd 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 24.3% 99th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Belle Plaine Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 94.2% 38th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.1% 95th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 126th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 92nd 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 114th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 98th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.1% 101st 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 93.0% 36th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Belle Plaine Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 50.4% 103rd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.1% 139th 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Belle Plaine Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 2,501 127th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 10.3% 113th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 2,354 124th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 85.9% 34th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $189,400 83rd $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.7 38th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Belle Plaine Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $27,890 76th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $70,375 47th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 3.3% 130th 11.0% 14.3%

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