Belleville, MI

Belleville profile

Living in Belleville

Belleville is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,896 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belleville who work in office and administrative support (14.55%), management occupations (11.46%), and sales jobs (8.05%).

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.

As is often the case in a small city, Belleville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Belleville is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.84% of adults in Belleville have a college degree.

The per capita income in Belleville in 2018 was $33,204, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,816 for a family of four. However, Belleville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Belleville is a very 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 Irish, German, Polish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Belleville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.