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Belleair, Florida
Town
Location in Pinellas County and the state of Florida
Location in Pinellas County and the state of Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Pinellas
Area
 • Total 2.54 sq mi (6.58 km2)
 • Land 1.73 sq mi (4.48 km2)
 • Water 0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
Elevation
46 ft (14 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 4,273
 • Density 2,468.52/sq mi (952.94/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
33756
Area code(s) 727
FIPS code 12-05075
GNIS feature ID 0278451

Belleair is a town in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 3,869.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), of which 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) is land and 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) (36.30%) is water.

Form of government

The Town of Belleair has a Council-Manager form of government. The current Town Manager is Micah Maxwell who was hired in August 2006. The current mayor and commissioners are:

  • Mayor - Gary H. Katica
  • Vice Mayor -Karla Rettstatt
  • Commissioner - Tom Shelly
  • Commissioner - Tom Kurey
  • Commissioner - Mike Wilkinson

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 212
1940 218 2.8%
1950 961 340.8%
1960 2,456 155.6%
1970 2,962 20.6%
1980 3,673 24.0%
1990 3,968 8.0%
2000 4,067 2.5%
2010 3,869 −4.9%
2020 4,273 10.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 4,067 people, 1,973 households, and 1,225 families in the town. The population density was 2,265.8 inhabitants per square mile (877.2/km2). There were 2,263 housing units at an average density of 1,260.8 per square mile (488.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.35% White, 0.15% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.53%.

Of the 1,973 households 17.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% were non-families. 34.2% of households were one person and 21.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.58.

The age distribution was 16.2% under the age of 18, 2.5% from 18 to 24, 20.1% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 32.6% 65 or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.1 males.

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Belleair Town Hall

The median household income was $63,267 and the median family income was $96,400. Males had a median income of $61,548 versus $31,313 for females. The per capita income for the town was $59,164. About 1.4% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.

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