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 (14.50%), management occupations (11.74%), and food service (7.91%).
Of important note, Belleville is also a city of artists. Belleville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Belleville’s character.
The education level of Belleville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.80% of adults 25 and older in Belleville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Belleville in 2010 was $24,968, 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 $99,872 for a family of four. However, Belleville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Belleville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, English, Polish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Belleville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.