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Belleville, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Belleville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wayne County at latitude 42.2019 and longitude -83.4828. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Belleville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Belleville, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for Belleville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Belleville, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,862
Population in Households 3,845
Population in Familes 2,851
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 3,398
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 1,701
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 961
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,079 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 622 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 244 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $113,550
Average Home Value $115,199


Median Household Income $42,237
Average Household Income $54,097
Per Capita Income $23,891
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.77% -0.69%
Households -0.73% -0.62%
Families -1.05% -0.85%
Median Household Income   3.62%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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, 2014 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 # 204 71st
Population Density1 # 52 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 83 88th
Median Household Income # 342 51st
Per Capita Income # 252 64th

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