Belleville, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Belleville, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Belleville had a population of 3,914 as of July 1, 2016. Belleville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Belleville is located at latitude 42.2019 and longitude -83.4828 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Belleville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The City of Belleville (GNIS ID: 1625909) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belleville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Belleville, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,914
Population in Households 3,898
Population in Familes 2,872
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 3,444
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 1,724
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 971
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,965 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,089 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 635 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $113,672
Average Home Value $160,675


Median Household Income $47,023
Average Household Income $64,254
Per Capita Income $28,433
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.31% -0.49%
Households -0.28% -0.43%
Families -0.55% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Belleville, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belleville to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 207 70th
Population Density1 # 52 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 94 87th
Median Household Income # 287 59th
Per Capita Income # 154 78th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.