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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$113,600
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$571
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    107
    0
  • Murder
    0
    0
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    161
    1
  • Theft
    1,177
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    107
    0

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$46,282
National
$53,889
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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Bellville Reviews

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I grew up in Bellville and lived there for about ten years. It is where I called home and I am happy to say I do not call it home anymore. It is a great town, just not for me. There is nothing to do around the town. It is a very closed-minded, conservative town. If you enjoy being able to voice your opinions, have many activities to do at the tip of your fingers, or having a prosperous social life, Bellville is not for you. If you enjoy quiet weekends in, gossip-filled restaurants, or have a family of little children, then Bellville is definitely the place for you to be. It is family friendly, a safe town, and the public education system is always rated 'excellent'.
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Bellville is a small down in Central Ohio. It is a quiet, safe, and overall good place to live. The only thing I would like to see changed is upgrading the elementary schools and changing the sewage system.
Bellville has all the small town charm anyone could want to find and is set farther out in the country than Mansfield or Lexington. They have lots of locally owned shops and families move here and stay here.