Belle, Kanawha County, West Virginia

Belle: Town in West Virginia, United States

About

Belle is a town located in the county of Kanawha in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,260 and a population density of 623 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,108 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Belle

Population : 1,108 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Kanawha County
Postal code : 25015
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 2.02 km2
Altitude : 604 feet / 184, 183 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:43:30 (2nd July 2022)
Density : 548 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -13.72% (2010-2020)
Belle locator map
Location of Belle on West Virginia map.
Dupont Belle works 1973 image
Dupont Belle works 1973
Dupont Belle works 1973 image

Geography

Belle is located at 38°13'55"N 81°32'15"W (38.2320500, -81.5376200).

Belle map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Belle decreased by 13.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,260 - census
2011 1,249 -0.88% estimation process
2012 1,247 -0.16% estimation process
2013 1,239 -0.65% estimation process
2014 1,224 -1.23% estimation process
2015 1,205 -1.58% estimation process
2016 1,187 -1.52% estimation process
2017 1,163 -2.06% estimation process
2018 1,142 -1.84% estimation process
2019 1,126 -1.42% estimation process
2020 1,108 -1.62% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 22,814
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 22,438
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 23,310
April 1, 2010 Population : 22,438
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.0%
People over 65 (%) : 19.5%
Female persons, % : 47.9%
White only, percent : 91.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 3.3%
Asians alone % : 0.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,799
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,345

Belle zip code is 25015. County name: Kanawha, County fips: 54039

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,345
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $148,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,226
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $462
2015-2019 median gross rent : $644
Permits for construction, 2020 : 113
2015-2019 Households : 9,445
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.22
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 44,800
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 193,231
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 849,174
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 368,586
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,307
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $58,342
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,772
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.1%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 703
2019 total employment : 11,651
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 484,689
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,661
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,365
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,391
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 659
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 67
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,205
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 245
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,901
2010 population per square mile : 43.1
2010 land area in square miles : 521.16

People born in Belle (1)

American football player (1974-2019) Eric Moss was born in Belle

Schools in Belle

College & universities near Belle, WV

Code Name City ZIP
430795 Carver Career Center Charleston (WV) 25306-6397

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Belle, WV

Code Name Address Type
CHW Charleston 350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast RAIL
MNG Montgomery Third Avenue and Washington Street RAIL
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL
PRC Prince Hwy 41 and County Road 25 RAIL
HUN Huntington 1050 8th Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Belle

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bell Post Office Belle (WV) 25015

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Belle , Missouri city in Missouri, United States with a population of 1,489 people.

Other cities in Kanawha County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kanawha County , WV. (more)

City Name Population Title
Charleston 45,879 Capital city of West Virginia, United States
South Charleston 12,036 City in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States
Cross Lanes 9,995 Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Saint Albans 9,763 City in West Virginia
Dunbar 6,951 Town in East Lothian, Scotland
Nitro 6,285 Human settlement in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States of America
Sissonville 4,028 Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Pinch 3,262 Place in West Virginia
Alum Creek 1,749 Census-designated place in West Virginia, USA
Montgomery 1,492 City in West Virginia, United States of America
Chesapeake 1,393 Town in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States
Marmet 1,351 City in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States of America
Coal Fork 1,233 Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Elkview 1,222 Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Tornado 1,187 Census-designated place in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Clendenin 1,098 Town in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Belle distances to largest West Virginia cities