Belle Isle is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,968 people and just one neighborhood, Belle Isle is the 247th largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in Belle Isle are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Belle Isle is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Belle Isle is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belle Isle who work in management occupations (19.40%), sales jobs (14.59%), and business and financial occupations (8.70%).
Also of interest is that Belle Isle has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.73% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Belle Isle is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Belle Isle really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Belle Isle perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Belle Isle doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Belle Isle, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Belle Isle is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.65% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Belle Isle in 2018 was $57,815, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $231,260 for a family of four. However, Belle Isle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Belle Isle is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Belle Isle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belle Isle residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Belle Isle also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Belle Isle include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Belle Isle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Belle Isle, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 91.2% of Florida neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Belle Isle are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 32.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 54.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.6%), and 10.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Belle Isle, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (13.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.6%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.