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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$99,600
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$741
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%

Belleville Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    339
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    85
    41
  • Robbery
    135
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    928
    525
  • Theft
    2,890
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    114
    263

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$43,318
National
$53,889
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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I really enjoy downtown Belleville each time I am there. From Oktoberfest, the Christmas Market, to just enjoying a meal or movie on Main Street, Belleville is a beautiful town to enjoy with friends and family!
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Belleville tries and fails at many efforts to maintain a socially viable downtown. Their attempts at consistent shops, restaurants, and nightlife are generally not long-lived. Residents in the area are willing to try new things and places. But ultimately trail back to their comfort zone. There are no large business opportunities without commuting to St. Louis. Small shop owners come and go.
It's a nice suburban area with events downtown all year round! As long as you enjoy the suburban area with the occasional crop field on the way to work, this place is slow and nice to live.