Belvidere is a very small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,607 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Belvidere is the 401st largest community in New Jersey. Much of the housing stock in Belvidere was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Belvidere is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Belvidere is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belvidere who work in office and administrative support (16.34%), sales jobs (9.33%), and teaching (8.03%).
The overall crime rate in Belvidere is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
In terms of college education, Belvidere 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: 30.74% of adults in Belvidere have a college degree.
The per capita income in Belvidere in 2010 was $30,404, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,616 for a family of four. However, Belvidere contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Belvidere home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belvidere residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Belvidere include German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Belvidere is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.