Belle Mead is a tiny town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 221 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Belle Mead is the 495th largest community in New Jersey. Much of the housing stock in Belle Mead was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Belle Mead home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Belle Mead real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns, Belle Mead isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Belle Mead are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Belle Mead is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Belle Mead who work in office and administrative support (17.05%), healthcare (17.05%), and management occupations (16.28%).
Because of many things, Belle Mead is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Belle Mead a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Belle Mead has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Belle Mead’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Belle Mead is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Belle Mead isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Belle Mead is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Belle Mead citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.30% of adults in Belle Mead have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Belle Mead in 2010 was $35,733, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,932 for a family of four.
Belle Mead is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Belle Mead home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belle Mead residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Belle Mead include Irish, Polish, German, English, and Swiss.
The most common language spoken in Belle Mead is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Thai.