Belleville, Kansas facts for kids
Republic County Courthouse (2010)
Location within Republic County and Kansas
KDOT map of Republic County (legend)
|• Total||2.02 sq mi (5.23 km2)|
|• Land||1.98 sq mi (5.13 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)|
|Elevation||1,545 ft (471 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,940|
|• Density||985.6/sq mi (380.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0472835|
Belleville was founded in 1869, and incorporated as a city in 1878. It was named for Arabelle Tutton, the wife of a member of the town company.
The first post office in Belleville was established in February 1870.
Belleville is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.02 square miles (5.23 km2), of which 1.98 square miles (5.13 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.(39.823548, -97.630183). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,991 people, 949 households, and 533 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,005.6 inhabitants per square mile (388.3/km2). There were 1,162 housing units at an average density of 586.9 per square mile (226.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.
There were 949 households of which 19.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.8% were non-families. 41.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.67.
The median age in the city was 51.6 years. 18.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 32.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,239 people, 1,045 households, and 606 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,153.0 people per square mile (445.6/km²). There were 1,259 housing units at an average density of 648.4 per square mile (250.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.35% White, 0.27% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.
There were 1,045 households out of which 20.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.0% were non-families. 39.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.67.
In the city, the population was spread out with 17.6% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 20.0% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 34.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females there were 79.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,692, and the median income for a family was $36,515. Males had a median income of $24,743 versus $16,964 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,989. About 5.4% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.9% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.
- Boyer Gallery
- Republic County Historical Society Museum
- Citizens Park (Frisbee Golf)
- Belleville High-Banks, Named "The fastest dirt track in the world"
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