Bellefonte, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bellefonte had a population of 6,374 as of July 1, 2018. Bellefonte ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bellefonte is located at latitude 40.9141 and longitude -77.7683 in Centre County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bellefonte (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Centre County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 778 feet.

The Borough of Bellefonte (GNIS ID: 1215054) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


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Bellefonte, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,374
Population in Households 6,123
Population in Familes 4,182
Population in Group Qrtrs 251
Population Density2 3,446
Diversity Index3 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,607
Average Household Income $66,949
Per Capita Income $31,345

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,602 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,300 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $183,236
Average Home Value $200,109
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,902
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 1,494
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.36% 0.5%
Households 0.27% 0.48%
Families -0.02% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Bellefonte, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bellefonte to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 186 90th
Population Density # 327 81st
Diversity Index # 863 51st
Median Household Income # 804 54th
Per Capita Income # 483 73rd

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