Bellefontaine, OH Profile: Facts & Data

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Bellefontaine, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Bellefontaine had a population of 13,480 as of July 1, 2018. Bellefontaine ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bellefontaine is located at latitude 40.3627 and longitude -83.763 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bellefontaine (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,243 feet.

The City of Bellefontaine (GNIS ID: 2394116) 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.

The City of Bellefontaine is located within Township of Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bellefontaine: Belle Fontaine, Bellfontain, Bellfontaine, Blue Jackets Town.

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Bellefontaine, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,480
Population in Households 13,339
Population in Familes 10,404
Population in Group Qrtrs 141
Population Density2 1,341
Diversity Index3 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,643
Average Household Income $56,400
Per Capita Income $23,024

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,237 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,261 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 713 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $118,914
Average Home Value $141,489
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,498
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 3,456
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.1% -0.1%
Households 0.18% -0.03%
Families 0.13% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Bellefontaine, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bellefontaine to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 136 89th
Population Density # 548 55th
Diversity Index # 224 82nd
Median Household Income # 861 29th
Per Capita Income # 850 30th

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