La Belle is a tiny city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 653 people and just one neighborhood, La Belle is the 402nd largest community in Missouri. La Belle has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in La Belle, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.20% of La Belle’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, La Belle is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Belle who work in office and administrative support (16.18%), healthcare (10.78%) and personal care services (6.37%).
Setting & Lifestyle
La Belle’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, La Belle is worth considering.
One downside of living in La Belle is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In La Belle, the average commute to work is 36.13 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
La Belle is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.