Bellefontaine Neighbors is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 10,798 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bellefontaine Neighbors is the 72nd largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bellefontaine Neighbors is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bellefontaine Neighbors is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bellefontaine Neighbors who work in office and administrative support (24.31%), sales jobs (10.31%), and food service (8.67%).
For a small city, Bellefontaine Neighbors has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Bellefontaine Neighbors exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.
The citizens of Bellefontaine Neighbors are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.24% of adults in Bellefontaine Neighbors have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Bellefontaine Neighbors in 2010 was $18,430, which is middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,720 for a family of four.
Bellefontaine Neighbors is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bellefontaine Neighbors home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bellefontaine Neighbors residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Bellefontaine Neighbors include Irish, English, Polish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Bellefontaine Neighbors is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.