LaBelle is a very small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 5,221 people and three constituent neighborhoods, LaBelle is the 280th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, LaBelle is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, LaBelle is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in LaBelle who work in office and administrative support (16.50%), sales jobs (12.12%), and maintenance occupations (10.61%).
Also of interest is that LaBelle has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, LaBelle is worth considering.
The rate of college-level education in LaBelle is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.25% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in LaBelle in 2018 was $16,348, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,392 for a family of four.
LaBelle is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call LaBelle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in LaBelle, accounting for 49.49% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of LaBelle residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in LaBelle include German, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and French.
In addition, LaBelle has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.59%).
The most common language spoken in LaBelle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.