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Bellefonte, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Bellefonte had a population of 899 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Bellefonte is located at latitude 38.4987 and longitude -82.6903 in Greenup County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bellefonte (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greenup County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 636 feet.

The City of Bellefonte (GNIS ID: 2403842) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bellefonte is located within Flatwoods-Russell Division of Greenup County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bellefonte population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Bellefonte, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 899
Population in Households 899
Population in Familes 805
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,016
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 346
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 275
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $278,906
Average Home Value $382,003


Median Household Income $90,120
Average Household Income $121,767
Per Capita Income $46,248
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.07%
Households 0.11% 0.06%
Families 0.07% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bellefonte, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bellefonte to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 252 52nd
Population Density1 # 247 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 205 61st
Median Household Income # 32 94th
Per Capita Income # 33 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.