Belle Glade, Florida

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Population in 2019: 20,134 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +35.1%
Males: 9,900  (49.2%)
Females: 10,234  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

32.9 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 33430.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $25,599 (it was $22,715 in 2000)
Belle Glade:

$25,599
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $14,405 (it was $11,159 in 2000)

Belle Glade city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $124,476 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Belle Glade:

$124,476
FL:

$245,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $421,529; detached houses: $521,917; townhouses or other attached units: $250,592; in 2-unit structures: $191,777; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $202,335; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,878; mobile homes: $84,256; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $77,034

Median gross rent in 2019: $660.

March 2019 cost of living index in Belle Glade: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 41.1%
(25.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.0% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.9% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Belle Glade, FL (2019)
    • 11,75958.6%Black alone
    • 6,65033.1%Hispanic
    • 1,6238.1%White alone
    • 2501.2%Two or more races
    • 1160.6%Asian alone
    • 330.2%Other race alone

Races in Belle Glade detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Belle Glade, Florida as of October 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Belle Glade is 487 to 1.


Crime rates in Belle Glade by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.4)
3
(19.7)
8
(48.5)
3
(18.0)
4
(23.5)
9
(50.8)
4
(22.3)
5
(27.9)
3
(16.7)
3
(16.5)
8
(43.5)
3
(15.6)
2
(10.1)
4
(19.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
18
(114.8)
10
(65.7)
12
(72.8)
10
(60.1)
11
(64.7)
10
(56.5)
11
(61.4)
19
(106.0)
8
(44.6)
15
(82.4)
12
(65.2)
8
(41.5)
13
(65.4)
9
(44.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
58
(369.8)
121
(794.4)
84
(509.3)
116
(697.0)
71
(417.8)
67
(378.4)
35
(195.4)
52
(290.1)
43
(239.9)
42
(230.7)
60
(326.0)
26
(134.9)
44
(221.4)
16
(78.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
127
(809.8)
337
(2,213)
311
(1,886)
286
(1,719)
267
(1,571)
244
(1,378)
316
(1,765)
272
(1,517)
194
(1,082)
211
(1,159)
215
(1,168)
201
(1,043)
147
(739.5)
171
(842.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
219
(1,396)
442
(2,902)
416
(2,522)
420
(2,524)
400
(2,354)
295
(1,666)
272
(1,519)
285
(1,590)
367
(2,047)
232
(1,274)
279
(1,516)
184
(954.4)
134
(674.1)
81
(399.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
498
(3,175)
876
(5,751)
850
(5,153)
974
(5,853)
769
(4,526)
470
(2,655)
387
(2,161)
498
(2,778)
568
(3,168)
536
(2,944)
629
(3,418)
627
(3,252)
582
(2,928)
292
(1,438)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(491.0)
84
(551.5)
96
(582.0)
82
(492.7)
60
(353.1)
44
(248.5)
37
(206.6)
42
(234.3)
48
(267.8)
40
(219.7)
58
(315.1)
76
(394.2)
71
(357.2)
32
(157.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.4)
10
(65.7)
10
(60.6)
7
(42.1)
7
(41.2)
8
(45.2)
5
(27.9)
4
(22.3)
7
(39.0)
8
(43.9)
1
(5.4)
4
(20.7)
6
(30.2)
5
(24.6)
City-Data.com crime index641.51250.11114.31087.1912.5778.7714.7772.3649.0624.5738.5541.7479.6365.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Belle Glade, FL

Crime rate in Belle Glade detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 42 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Florida average:

2.48
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Belle Glade, FL City Guides:

Ancestries: Haitian (15.7%), American (5.4%), Jamaican (3.3%), African (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 4.65 square miles.

Population density: 4,331 people per square mile   (average).

Belle Glade, Florida map

6,077 residents are foreign born (29.4% Latin America).

This city:

30.3%
Florida:

20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,716 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,163 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Royal Palm Beach-West Jupiter, FL (28.1 miles , pop. 74,157).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (61.7 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (920.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Belle Glade Camp, FL (1.4 miles ),
South Bay, FL (1.8 miles ),
Lake Harbor, FL (2.9 miles),
Fremd Village-Padgett Island, FL (2.9 miles ),
Pahokee, FL (3.1 miles ),
Canal Point, FL (3.5 miles ),
Glades, FL (3.8 miles ),
Clewiston, FL (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 26.69 N, Longitude: 80.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -601 (-3.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,634 (36.9%)

Area code: 561

Distribution of median household income in Belle Glade, FL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Belle Glade, FL in 2019

Property values in Belle Glade, FL

Belle Glade satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $60,300
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Belle Glade, FL residents
Average permit cost in Belle Glade, FL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Florida:

6.3%
Historical population in Belle Glade, FL
Historical housing units in Belle Glade, FL
Most common industries in Belle Glade, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.9%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Food (9.2%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.1%)
  • Food (14.7%)
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
  • Health care (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.5%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Belle Glade, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (17.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Belle Glade, Florida

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Belle Glade, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.2. This is better than average.

City:

53.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.18
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Belle Glade-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Belle Glade city center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/13/2004, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the city center caused $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belle Glade-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 370.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 112.7 miles away from Belle Glade center
On 6/23/2016 at 17:20:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 240.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2016 at 20:00:10, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB) earthquake occurred 226.0 miles away from Belle Glade center
On 9/21/2016 at 16:30:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 244.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/4/2016 at 18:29:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 245.7 miles away from Belle Glade center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Palm Beach County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 17, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belle Glade topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Belle Glade:

  • LAKESIDE MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 39200 HOOKER HWY)
  • RENAL CARE CENTER - BELLE GLADE (933 SE 1ST ST)
  • GLADES HOME HEALTH CARE MEDICAL CENTER, LLC (173 W AVENUE A)

Airports and heliports located in Belle Glade:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belle Glade:

  • Palm Beach State College (about 37 miles; Lake Worth, FL; Full-time enrollment: 19,938)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 39 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Lynn University (about 40 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 42 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 47 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 18,270)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 48 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 50 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 25,621)

Public high schools in Belle Glade:

  • GLADES CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 409, Location: 1001 SW AVENUE M, Grades: 9-12)
  • CROSSROADS ACADEMY (Students: 110, Location: 225 SW 12TH ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • EDUCATIONAL SERVICES PROGRAM-WEST (Location: 38811 JAMES WHEELER WAY, Grades: 5-12)

Private high schools in Belle Glade:

  • GLADES DAY SCHOOL (Students: 326, Location: 400 GATOR BLVD, Grades: PK-12)
  • BELLE GLADE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 25, Location: 1316 W CANAL ST S, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Belle Glade:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Belle Glade: Everglades Experiment Station (A), Glades Plaza (B), Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Station 73 (C), Belle Glade Police Department (D), Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (E), Belle Glade Police Chief (F), Palm Beach County Library System Belle Glade Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Royals Shopping Center (1), Carter Shopping Center (2), Belle Glade Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Belle Glade: McDonald Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (State Road 80) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Florida State - Judicial- Public Defender (2976 State Road 15) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Carl Williams (boxer) - Boxer, Claude Harriott - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Apr 8, 1981), James Jackson - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Aug 4, 1976), Johnny Rutledge - College football player, Louis Oliver - College football player, James Jackson (American football) - Football player, Joe Strawder - Basketball player, Randy Phillips (American football) - Football player, Santonio Thomas - Football player, Tim Sims (gridiron football) - Football player.

Palm Beach County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.1 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.4%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Belle Glade in 2010:

  • 47 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in college/university student housing
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Belle Glade in 2000:

  • 72 people in other group homes
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Belle Glade (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Belle Glade Branch at 915 South Main Street, branch established on 1981/03/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Belle Glade Branch at 800 South Main Street, branch established on 1978/12/18. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Belle Glade Branch at 41 Southwest Avenue B, branch established on 1941/11/18. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of Belle Glade: Bank Of Belle Glade at 108 Southeast Avenue D, branch established on 1963/11/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $82.7 mil, Deposits: $75.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Belle Glade Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Belle Glade:

Marital status in Belle Glade, FL
  • Never married: 43.9%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Belle Glade:

  • High school or higher: 60.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.9
Florida average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Belle Glade
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Religion statistics for Belle Glade, FL (based on Palm Beach County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic210,00636
Evangelical Protestant143,738477
Other62,520124
Mainline Protestant44,22383
Black Protestant17,53347
Orthodox5,6958
None836,419-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 259
Palm Beach County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Palm Beach County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
Palm Beach County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 284
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,129
Palm Beach County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Palm Beach County:

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

19.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

17.3%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Belle Glade:

46.9%
State:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Belle Glade:

43.1%
Florida:

49.4%

Average BMI:
Belle Glade:

29.4
Florida:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Florida:

19.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Florida:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Belle Glade:

6.7
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

33.3%
Florida:

34.7%

General health condition:
Belle Glade:

51.9%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Belle Glade:

81.9%
Florida:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belle Glade, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 25$73,782$35,4152$546
Solid Waste Management 19$46,252$29,2120$0
Financial Administration 17$74,852$52,8370$0
Other Government Administration 11$53,539$58,4060$0
Parks and Recreation 11$30,256$33,0073$1,054
Streets and Highways 5$17,141$41,1381$1,662
Sewerage 3$8,939$35,7560$0
Totals for Government 91$304,761$40,1886$3,262

Belle Glade government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $514,000 ($25.53)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($6.41)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,091,000 ($153.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,139,000 ($106.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,659,000 ($82.40)
    Financial Administration: $1,442,000 ($71.62)
    General - Other: $972,000 ($48.28)
    Central Staff Services: $923,000 ($45.84)
    Natural Resources - Other: $859,000 ($42.66)
    Transit Utilities: $725,000 ($36.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $617,000 ($30.64)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $481,000 ($23.89)
    Regular Highways: $458,000 ($22.75)
    General Public Buildings: $191,000 ($9.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $84,000 ($4.17)
    Air Transportation: $70,000 ($3.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $62,000 ($3.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $340,000 ($16.89)
    General - Other: $113,000 ($5.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($3.13)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($0.55)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.15)

Belle Glade government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,595,000 ($128.89)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $529,000 ($26.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $525,000 ($26.08)
    Natural Resources - Other: $153,000 ($7.60)
    Other: $120,000 ($5.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $144,000 ($7.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $558,000 ($27.71)
    General Local Government Support: $34,000 ($1.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $716,000 ($35.56)
    General Revenue - Other: $379,000 ($18.82)
    Rents: $108,000 ($5.36)
    Donations From Private Sources: $58,000 ($2.88)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($1.74)
    Sale of Property: $31,000 ($1.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($0.94)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $23,000 ($1.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,333,000 ($115.87)
    Other: $1,436,000 ($71.32)
    Highways: $43,000 ($2.14)
  • Tax - Property: $1,937,000 ($96.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,505,000 ($74.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,497,000 ($74.35)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $486,000 ($24.14)
    Other License: $156,000 ($7.75)

Belle Glade government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,512,000 ($671.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $353,000 ($17.53)

6.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($141,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,757 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Broward County, FL  1.26% ($67,594 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.39% ($78,122)
from Travis County, TX  0.15% ($49,041)


5.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($850 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Broward County, FL  0.97% ($62,460 average AGI)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.24% ($51,794)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.23% ($182,141)
Businesses in Belle Glade, FL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
FedEx4Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
Nike3U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Belle Glade:

  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WSWN (900 AM; 1 kW; BELLE GLADE, FL; Owner: BGI BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WAFC (590 AM; 5 kW; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belle Glade:

  • WBGF (93.5 FM; BELLE GLADE, FL; Owner: BGI BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAFC-FM (99.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCB (88.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belle Glade:

  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Belle Glade fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.4mTotal length
  • $438,633,000Total costs
  • 52,687Total average daily traffic
  • 5,773Total average daily truck traffic
  • 89,617Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Belle Glade, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Belle Glade, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Belle Glade)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Belle Glade, FL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belle Glade)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Belle Glade)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$07$114,2941$4,2401$120,0002$73,0800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$88,8102$110,3350$00$02$110,4050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$180,1704$84,4738$97,1203$30,6770$01$97,9402$74,585
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$127,7171$6,0000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$197,0000$03$85,5330$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0081.01 , 0082.01, 0082.02, 0082.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$151,6000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$104,9572$112,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$245,0001$245,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0081.01 , 0082.01, 0082.02, 0082.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Belle Glade, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Belle Glade, FL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 49. The highest number of fire incidents - 109 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Belle Glade, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.2%), and Structure Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Belle Glade, FL
    • 38246.2%Outside Fires
    • 26832.4%Structure Fires
    • 16319.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 141.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belle Glade, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Belle Glade, Florida:

  • Royal Inn Of Belle Glade, 890 S Main, Belle Glade, Florida 33430 , Phone: (561) 996-3827, Fax: (561) 993-3177
  • Budget Inn, 1075 S Main St, Belle Glade, Florida 33430 , Phone: (561) 992-8600, Fax: (561) 992-9287
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Belle Glade, Florida
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Belle Glade, FL
  • 94.3%Electricity
  • 4.1%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Belle Glade, FL
  • 92.4%Electricity
  • 6.5%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Utility gas
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Belle Glade compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Belle Glade on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Haiti (population 500+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jamaica (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cuba (population 500+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #34 (33430) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #68 (33430) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of West Indian first ancestries"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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