The City of Belle Plaine had a population of 2,449 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Belle Plaine is located at latitude 41.8948 and longitude -92.2753 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Belle Plaine (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 830 feet.
The City of Belle Plaine (GNIS ID: 467432) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The City of Belle Plaine is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belle Plaine population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||2,401|
|Population in Familes||1,847|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||48|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,266 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||797 (63.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||271 (21.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||198 (15.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$85,266|
|Average Home Value||$110,364|
|Median Household Income||$39,451|
|Average Household Income||$50,784|
|Per Capita Income||$22,401|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.93%|
|Per Capita Income||1.31%|
The table below compares Belle Plaine to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 138||86th|
|Population Density1||# 450||56th|
|Diversity Index2||# 495||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 947||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 907||10th|
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