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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bellefonte had a population of 6,422 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bellefonte population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bellefonte, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,422
Daytime Population: Workers 3,179
Daytime Population: Residents 3,348
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,527
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 6,166
Population in Familes 4,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 256
Population Density2 3,472
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $53,983
Average Household Income $68,546
Per Capita Income $32,148


Total Housing Units 3,170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,371 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,559 (49.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $183,392
Average Home Value $198,395


Total Households 2,930
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 1,527
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.52% 0.55%
Households 0.45% 0.54%
Families 0.28% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

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, 2017 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 # 184 90th
Population Density # 325 82nd
Diversity Index # 840 52nd
Median Household Income # 731 59th
Per Capita Income # 375 79th

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