Bellefonte, PA


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Bellefonte is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,248 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Bellefonte is the 223rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Bellefonte has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs, Bellefonte isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bellefonte are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bellefonte is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bellefonte who work in office and administrative support (18.84%), sales jobs (9.55%), and management occupations (8.34%).

Also of interest is that Bellefonte has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Bellefonte is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.42% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bellefonte in 2010 was $25,185, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,740 for a family of four. However, Bellefonte contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Bellefonte is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Russian.