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Belleville, Kansas

Belleville is a city located in Republic County, Kansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,239. It is the county seat of Republic County6.

Geography Belleville is located at 39°49'25" North, 97°37'49" West (39.823548, -97.630183)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.1 km² (2.0 mi²). 5.0 km² (1.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.02% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 2,239 people, 1,045 households, and 606 families residing in the city. The population density is 445.6/km² (1,153.0/mi²). There are 1,259 housing units at an average density of 250.6/km² (648.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.35% White, 0.27% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 0.80% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,045 households out of which 20.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% are married couples living together, 7.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 42.0% are non-families. 39.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 23.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.01 and the average family size is 2.67.

In the city the population is 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 51 years. For every 100 females there are 79.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $26,692, and the median income for a family is $36,515. Males have a median income of $24,743 versus $16,964 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,989. 8.7% of the population and 5.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 16.9% are under the age of 18 and 7.6% are 65 or older.

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