Bellflower, IL

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Bellflower Profile


Overview

Bellflower is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 344 people and just one neighborhood, Bellflower is the 774th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Bellflower was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Bellflower, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.22% of Bellflower’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Bellflower is a village of transportation and shipping workers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bellflower who work in office and administrative support (10.56%), business and financial occupations (6.67%), and healthcare (5.56%).

Also of interest is that Bellflower has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Bellflower 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, Bellflower really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bellflower 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.

Bellflower is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Bellflower Demographics

The citizens of Bellflower are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.12% of adults in Bellflower have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Bellflower in 2018 was $25,783, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,132 for a family of four. However, Bellflower contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Bellflower home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bellflower residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Bellflower include Irish, German, English, European, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Bellflower is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Bellflower, IL HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source
Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Blue Ridge High School
411 N John St
Farmer City, IL 61842
09-12
Blue Ridge Intermediate-Jr High School
Po Box 69
Mansfield, IL 61854
04-08
Leroy Elementary School
805 N Barnett St
Le Roy, IL 61752
PK-06
Leroy High School
505 E Center St
Le Roy, IL 61752
09-12
Leroy Junior High School
505 E Center St
Le Roy, IL 61752
07-08
Ridgeview Elementary School
300 S Harrison St
Colfax, IL 61728
PK-05
Ridgeview High School
202 E Wood St
Colfax, IL 61728
09-12
Ridgeview Jr High School
202 E Wood St
Colfax, IL 61728
06-08
Ruth M Schneider Elem School
309 N John St
Farmer City, IL 61842
PK-03
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

LEROY CUSD 2


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.7% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.5% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.2% 2.0%

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BLUE RIDGE CUSD 18


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.5% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.9% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 2.0%

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