Belleville is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,880 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Belleville is the 237th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Belleville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Belleville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Belleville who work in office and administrative support (15.73%), management occupations (8.81%), and sales jobs (7.16%).
In Belleville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.40 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Belleville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.94% of the adults in Belleville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Belleville in 2010 was $24,715, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,860 for a family of four. However, Belleville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Belleville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belleville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Belleville include Irish, English, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Belleville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.