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Belview
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Redwood
Area
 • Total 0.92 sq mi (2.37 km2)
 • Land 0.92 sq mi (2.37 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,070 ft (326 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 384
 • Estimate 
(2019)
354
 • Density 386.46/sq mi (149.19/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56214
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-05050
GNIS feature ID 0639908

Belview is a city in Redwood County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 384 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Belview has been in operation since 1887. Belview was platted in 1889. The name Belview is derived from French meaning "beautiful view". Belview was incorporated in 1893.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.95 square miles (2.46 km2), all of it land.

Belview lies at the intersection of County Roads 7 and 9:

  • County Road 7 runs north-south, connecting Belview with Sacred Heart to the north and Seaforth to the south. Minnesota State Highways 19 and 67 lie a few miles south of Belview at an intersection with County Road 7.
  • County Road 9 runs east-west, connecting Belview with Delhi to the east and Echo to the west.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 254
1910 290 14.2%
1920 381 31.4%
1930 350 −8.1%
1940 409 16.9%
1950 381 −6.8%
1960 400 5.0%
1970 429 7.3%
1980 438 2.1%
1990 383 −12.6%
2000 412 7.6%
2010 384 −6.8%
2019 (est.) 354 −7.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 384 people, 169 households, and 91 families living in the city. The population density was 404.2 inhabitants per square mile (156.1/km2). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 186.3 per square mile (71.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.5% Asian, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 169 households, of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.2% were non-families. 40.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 30.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the city was 48.6 years. 18.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.5% were from 45 to 64; and 31% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.1% male and 54.9% female.

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