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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
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Bellwood is a town in Virginia with a population of 6,504. Bellwood is in Chesterfield County. Living in Bellwood offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own 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.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$136,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,006
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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Bellwood Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

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
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    28%
    13%

Working in Bellwood

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,552
National
$55,322
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Bellwood Reviews

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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.