Belpre, OH

Belpre profile

Living in Belpre

Belpre is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,386 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Belpre is the 226th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Belpre is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Belpre is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belpre who work in office and administrative support (15.26%), sales jobs (10.35%), and healthcare (7.76%).

Of important note, Belpre is also a city of artists. Belpre has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Belpre’s character.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Belpre has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Belpre has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Belpre than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Belpre may be for you.

Belpre 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.

The percentage of adults in Belpre with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.93% of adults in Belpre have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Belpre in 2018 was $27,745, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,980 for a family of four. However, Belpre contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Belpre home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belpre residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Belpre include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Belpre is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.