Belle, WV

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Belle profile

Living in Belle

Belle is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 1,142 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Belle is the 135th largest community in West Virginia.

Unlike some towns, Belle isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Belle are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Belle is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belle who work in office and administrative support (14.26%), healthcare (11.37%), and food service (9.83%).

The education level of Belle citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.27% of adults 25 and older in Belle have a college degree.

The per capita income in Belle in 2010 was $26,335, which is wealthy relative to West Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,340 for a family of four. However, Belle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Belle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belle residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Belle include Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Belle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Chinese.