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Belleville
  • Suburb in Illinois

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Belleville is a suburb of St. Louis with a population of 42,155. Belleville is in St. Clair County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Belleville offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Belleville there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Belleville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Belleville are above average.

About

About Belleville...
Population
42,155

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$122,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$925
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Belleville Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    280.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    82.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    29.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    213.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    949.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    220.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

Working in Belleville

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,573
National
$75,149

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