Bellefontaine Neighbors is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 10,615 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bellefontaine Neighbors is the 74th largest community in Missouri.
Also of interest is that Bellefontaine Neighbors has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Bellefontaine Neighbors telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.75% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One downside of living in Bellefontaine Neighbors is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bellefontaine Neighbors, the average commute to work is 31.19 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Bellefontaine Neighbors, even though it is a small city, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, city who have a need for low-cost transportation.
The percentage of adults in Bellefontaine Neighbors with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.68% of adults in Bellefontaine Neighbors have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bellefontaine Neighbors in 2018 was $27,519, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,076 for a family of four. However, Bellefontaine Neighbors contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, Irish, English, Polish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Bellefontaine Neighbors is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.