Bellaire is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 18,518 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Bellaire is the 149th largest community in Texas.
Bellaire home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Bellaire real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Bellaire is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 97.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bellaire is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bellaire who work in healthcare (19.86%), management occupations (16.66%), and sales jobs (10.12%).
Also of interest is that Bellaire has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Bellaire is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Bellaire is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Bellaire’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Bellaire. 78.47% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bellaire in 2010 was $84,432, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $337,728 for a family of four.
Bellaire is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bellaire home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bellaire residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bellaire include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
Bellaire also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.39%.
The most common language spoken in Bellaire is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.