For population 25 years and over in Belle:
For population 15 years and over in Belle city:
56 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $572 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (56.6 miles , pop. 84,531).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (83.5 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (325.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bland, MO (2.2 miles ), Freeburg, MO (3.3 miles ), Owensville, MO (3.6 miles ), Vienna, MO (3.8 miles ), Linn, MO (3.9 miles ), Argyle, MO (4.1 miles) , Westphalia, MO (4.3 miles ), Rosebud, MO (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.29 N, Longitude: 91.72 W
Area code: 573
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Belle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +90 (+7.2%).
Work and jobs in Belle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Belle, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Belle-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/1/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Belle city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/1/1999, a category F3 tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center caused $4 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Belle-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.0 miles away from Belle center
On 8/27/1993 at 00:08:34, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/20/1997 at 05:55:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from Belle center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Maries County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Belle:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belle:
Public high school in Belle:
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Public elementary/middle school in Belle:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Belle and their reported violations in the past:BELLE (Population served: 1218, Groundwater):
Past health violations:RAY RAYS LLC (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.9%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Belle compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Belle (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Belle (based on Maries County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.17%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,668 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,776 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Belle fatal accident list:
May 13, 2005 11:55 PM, Sr-28, 8th, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 6, 2001 09:41 PM, Fifthstreet, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 23, 1989 00:10 AM, M, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 21, 1988 07:55 AM, M, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 30, 1984 10:40 PM, Belle Dr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 3, 1980 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 21, 1980 07:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Belle)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Paging Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belle)
FAA Registered Aircraft:16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Belle)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Belle, MO
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.