Bellefontaine is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,117 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bellefontaine is the 134th largest community in Ohio.
When you are in Bellefontaine, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.83% of Bellefontaine’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Bellefontaine is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bellefontaine who work in office and administrative support (11.50%), management occupations (6.48%), and sales jobs (6.24%).
The education level of Bellefontaine citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.10% of adults 25 and older in Bellefontaine have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bellefontaine in 2010 was $23,365, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,460 for a family of four. However, Bellefontaine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bellefontaine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bellefontaine residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bellefontaine include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Bellefontaine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.