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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  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
    B-
Bellwood is a suburb of Richmond with a population of 6,157. Bellwood is in Chesterfield County. Living in Bellwood offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Bellwood there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Bellwood and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Bellwood are above average.
About Bellwood...
Population
6,157

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$138,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,058
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Bellwood Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    27%
    13%

Working in Bellwood

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$40,847
National
$55,322
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Bellwood Reviews

2 reviews
Crime is relatively low in Chesterfield and the police are highly responsive.
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Chesterfield County is generally a nice place to live. I'm happy I got to grow up in the area.