Belle Plaine, IA

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640 Vital Statistics. 22 Condition Alerts found.

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Belle Plaine Profile


Overview

Belle Plaine is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,475 people and just one neighborhood, Belle Plaine is the 131st largest community in Iowa. Belle Plaine has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Belle Plaine is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.39% of the Belle Plaine workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Belle Plaine is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belle Plaine who work in sales jobs (16.64%), office and administrative support (10.38%), and personal care services (6.43%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Being a small city, Belle Plaine does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Belle Plaine Demographics

The citizens of Belle Plaine are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.15% of adults in Belle Plaine have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Belle Plaine in 2010 was $21,511, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,044 for a family of four. However, Belle Plaine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Belle Plaine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belle Plaine residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Belle Plaine include Irish, Czech, English, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Belle Plaine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Belle Plaine 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Belle Plaine 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Belle Plaine 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

BELLE PLAINE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Belle Plaine Jr/Sr High School
610 13 Th Ave South
Belle Plaine, IA, 52208
07-12
Longfellow Elementary School
707 7 Th St
Belle Plaine, IA, 52208
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.4% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.2% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.2% 6.4%

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