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Belvidere
  • Suburb of Rockford, IL

Report Card

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

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Belvidere is a suburb of Rockford with a population of 24,932. Belvidere is in Boone County. Living in Belvidere offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Belvidere and residents tend to lean conservative.

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About Belvidere...
Population
24,932

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$114,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$854
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    167
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    59.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    27.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    155.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    803.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    67.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    national  11%

Working in Belvidere

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,609
National
$64,994

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