Belvidere, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 25,181 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.9%
Males: 11,766  (46.7%)
Females: 13,415  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61008, 61016.

Belvidere Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,490 (it was $42,529 in 2000)
Belvidere:

$52,490
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,326 (it was $17,804 in 2000)

Belvidere city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,833 (it was $96,000 in 2000)
Belvidere:

$111,833
IL:

$195,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $811.

March 2019 cost of living index in Belvidere: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.6%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 24.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.7% for other race residents, 3.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Belvidere, IL (2010)
    • 16,52764.6%White alone
    • 7,83830.6%Hispanic
    • 5992.3%Black alone
    • 3201.3%Two or more races
    • 2430.9%Asian alone
    • 350.1%American Indian alone
    • 230.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 65 registered sex offenders living in Belvidere, Illinois as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Belvidere is 388 to 1.


Crime rates in Belvidere by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
19
(79.8)
11
(44.7)
14
(54.5)
20
(76.5)
21
(79.4)
21
(78.6)
17
(66.2)
5
(19.8)
19
(75.9)
11
(44.0)
18
(71.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(33.6)
12
(48.8)
8
(31.2)
8
(30.6)
7
(26.5)
39
(146.0)
23
(89.6)
3
(11.9)
3
(12.0)
9
(36.0)
2
(8.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(75.6)
28
(113.9)
24
(93.5)
30
(114.7)
27
(102.0)
7
(26.2)
8
(31.2)
18
(71.1)
43
(171.7)
48
(192.1)
40
(159.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
84
(353.0)
94
(382.2)
75
(292.0)
87
(332.6)
107
(404.4)
88
(329.4)
78
(304.0)
62
(245.0)
42
(167.7)
58
(232.1)
51
(203.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
487
(2,046)
545
(2,216)
530
(2,064)
484
(1,850)
496
(1,874)
408
(1,527)
343
(1,337)
300
(1,185)
227
(906.2)
281
(1,124)
206
(820.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(151.3)
42
(170.8)
34
(132.4)
21
(80.3)
34
(128.5)
8
(29.9)
19
(74.0)
13
(51.4)
11
(43.9)
15
(60.0)
13
(51.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(50.4)
5
(20.3)
1
(3.9)
3
(11.5)
10
(37.8)
6
(22.5)
3
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(24.0)
3
(12.0)
1
(4.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)207.8202.3185.2197.0205.4198.5166.8126.0150.1158.5142.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 44 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Illinois average:

2.67
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Ancestries: German (14.3%), American (6.8%), English (3.2%), Brazilian (2.9%), Norwegian (2.5%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/30/1881

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 9.07 square miles.

Population density: 2,776 people per square mile   (average).

Belvidere, Illinois map

3,353 residents are foreign born (11.8% Latin America).

This city:

13.3%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,352 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,470 (2.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (11.6 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (63.2 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (66.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Timberlane, IL (2.3 miles ),
Garden Prairie, IL (2.5 miles ),
Cherry Valley, IL (2.5 miles ),
Poplar Grove, IL (2.7 miles ),
Caledonia, IL (2.9 miles),
Loves Park, IL (3.2 miles ),
Capron, IL (3.4 miles ),
Kirkland, IL (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.25 N, Longitude: 88.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,548 (+6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,739 (31.9%)

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Belvidere, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Belvidere, IL in 2017
Belvidere satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 80 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 1998: 95 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 1999: 169 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2000: 152 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2001: 232 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2002: 160 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2003: 171 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2004: 202 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2005: 200 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2006: 196 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2007: 106 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $252,700
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $260,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $291,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $99,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Belvidere, IL residents
Average permit cost in Belvidere, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Belvidere, IL
Historical housing units in Belvidere, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +4,919 (+30.9%).
Most common industries in Belvidere, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (9.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Machinery (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Food (3.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.1%)
  • Food (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Belvidere, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Belvidere, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Belvidere, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.5. This is better than average.

City:

56.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Belvidere-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Belvidere city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 23.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Belvidere-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 267.8 miles away from Belvidere center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 242.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 300.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 266.6 miles away from Belvidere center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 256.4 miles away from Belvidere center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belvidere topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Belvidere:

  • NORTHWEST SUBURBAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1625 S STATE ST)
  • SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL (1005 JULIEN ST)
  • HOME BRIDGE CENTER (1701 WEST 5TH AVENUE)
  • MAPLE CREST CARE CENTRE (4452 SQUAW PRAIRIE ROAD)
  • NORTHWOODS CARE CENTRE (2250 PEARL STREET)
  • SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL SKILLED CR UNIT (1005 JULIEN ST)

Airports located in Belvidere:

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Amtrak stations near Belvidere:

  • 8 miles: ROCKFORD (7559 WALTON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) - Bus Station . Services: call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belvidere:

  • Rock Valley College (about 9 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 22 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 23 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • McHenry County College (about 25 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Elgin Community College (about 32 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 38 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 41 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)

Public high schools in Belvidere:

  • BELVIDERE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,337, Location: 1500 EAST AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • BELVIDERE NORTH HIGH SCH (Students: 1,289, Location: 9393 BELOIT RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • REG'L LEARNING CENTER STAR BOONE (Location: 1320 EAST AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • REGL LEARNING ACADEMY STAR BOONE (Location: 1320 EAST AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Belvidere:

Private elementary/middle schools in Belvidere:

  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 303, Location: 1225 E 2ND ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JAMES SCHOOL (Students: 173, Location: 320 LOGAN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • OPEN BIBLE ACADEMY (Students: 36, Location: 8567 TOWN HALL RD, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Belvidere

Library in Belvidere:

  • IDA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $727,397; Location: 320 NORTH STATE STREET; 82,049 books; 5,957 e-books; 2,705 audio materials; 4,818 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 267 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Belvidere: Belvidere Service Area (A), Boone County Rural Fire Protection District 2 Station 1 (B), Belvidere Fire Department Station 2 (C), Belvidere Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D), Ida Public Library (E), Boone County Courthouse (F), Belvidere City Hall (G), Lifeline Ambulance Service - Boone County Fire District 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belvidere include: First Church of Christ Scientist (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Mission Covenant Church (D), Pettit Memorial Chapel (E), Saint James Roman Catholic Church (F), Saint Johns Evangelical Church (G), Trinity Episcopal Church (H), Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint James Catholic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Belvidere include: Belvidere Municipal Park (1), Spencer Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Belvidere Cemetery Association (Historical Places & Services; 1121 North Main Street) (1), Concordia Lanes Limited (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1205 Logan Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Belvidere House (226 North State Street) (1), Cambridge Inn (1605 North State Street) (2), Budget Inn (1345 North State Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Boone County - Court Reporter- Judge (601 North Main Street) (1), Boone County - Court Reporter (601 North Main Street) (2), Boone County - Circuit Court Clerk (601 North Main Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Horace Mann Towner - Politician, Joe Charboneau - Baseball player, Kasey James - Profesional wrestler, Damon M. Cummings - Soilder, Frank Bishop (baseball) - Baseball player, Fred Schulte - Baseball player, Jack D. Franks - Politician, Ronald A. Wait - Politician.

Boone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Belvidere and their reported violations in the past:

BELVIDERE (Address: 401 WHITNEY BLVD. , Population served: 23,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MCKINLEY AVENUE BUS BARN (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SMOKIN COOP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Belvidere that have no violations reported:

  • NEDS RESTAURANT (Population served: 240, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWAN HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FARM & FLEET OF BELVIDERE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPENCER PARK (106211) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Belvidere in 2010:

  • 150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Belvidere in 2000:

  • 182 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Belvidere (2011 data):

  • Alpine Bank & Trust Co.: Logan Avenue Facility, North State Street Drive-Up Facility, Belvidere Office, Gateway Center Branch, Bucs Branch, Blue Thunder Branch. Info updated 2009/07/22: Bank assets: $1,039.0 mil, Deposits: $928.9 mil, headquarters in Rockford, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Bancorporation, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Belvidere Motor Branch at 1004 North State Street, branch established on 1974/11/05; Belvidere Facility at 130 South State Street, branch established on 1884/01/01. 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
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Pacemaker Supermarket Branch at 401 Southtowne Drive, branch established on 1995/04/03; Belvidere Branch at 782 Beloit Road, branch established on 2006/03/20. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • First National Bank of Omaha: Belvidere Branch at 1725 South State Street, branch established on 2007/08/13. Info updated 2010/10/13: Bank assets: $13,433.1 mil, Deposits: $10,746.6 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 102 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • Blackhawk Bank: Belvidere Branch at 2141 North State Street, branch established on 1993/10/12. Info updated 2011/08/25: Bank assets: $558.2 mil, Deposits: $476.1 mil, headquarters in Beloit, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Blackhawk Bancorp, Inc.
  • Union Savings Bank: 1320 North State Street Branch at 1320 North State Street, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $170.5 mil, Deposits: $145.7 mil, headquarters in Freeport, IL, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Belvidere:

Marital status in Belvidere, IL
  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Belvidere:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Belvidere
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Belvidere, IL (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,4201
Mainline Protestant5,82416
Evangelical Protestant4,05419
Other2542
None33,613-
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: 7
Here:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Boone County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Boone County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.2%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

26.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Belvidere:

46.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Belvidere:

28.6
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Belvidere:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Belvidere:

31.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Belvidere:

78.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belvidere, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 42$283,189$80,9110$0
Firefighters 28$169,787$72,7660$0
Sewerage 9$22,086$29,4480$0
Water Supply 9$47,397$63,1960$0
Local Libraries 9$22,723$30,29710$8,835
Streets and Highways 9$50,154$66,8720$0
Other Government Administration 8$29,652$44,47811$7,491
Police - Other 3$9,324$37,2960$0
Other and Unallocable 3$11,612$46,4480$0
Fire - Other 1$1,988$23,8560$0
Judicial and Legal 1$8,926$107,1120$0
Financial Administration 1$6,136$73,6321$465
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 123$662,974$64,68022$16,791

Belvidere government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $537,000 ($21.33)
    Regular Highways: $257,000 ($10.21)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,767,000 ($229.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,669,000 ($145.71)
    Regular Highways: $2,548,000 ($101.19)
    Water Utilities: $2,023,000 ($80.34)
    Central Staff Services: $1,955,000 ($77.64)
    Sewerage: $1,694,000 ($67.27)
    General - Other: $1,389,000 ($55.16)
    Libraries: $655,000 ($26.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $559,000 ($22.20)
    Public Welfare - Other: $199,000 ($7.90)
    Health - Other: $23,000 ($0.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $313,000 ($12.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $959,000 ($38.08)
    Police Protection: $206,000 ($8.18)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($2.98)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($1.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,409,000 ($373.65)

Belvidere government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,593,000 ($142.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($1.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $916,000 ($36.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $733,000 ($29.11)
    Interest Earnings: $133,000 ($5.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,317,000 ($92.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,440,000 ($255.75)
    Highways: $684,000 ($27.16)
    Other: $144,000 ($5.72)
  • Tax - Property: $5,633,000 ($223.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,230,000 ($88.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $668,000 ($26.53)
    Other License: $371,000 ($14.73)

Belvidere government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,819,000 ($310.51)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,405,000 ($294.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $414,000 ($16.44)

Belvidere government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,179,000 ($880.78)

6.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Winnebago County, IL  2.33% ($53,779 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.95% ($44,823)
from Cook County, IL  0.60% ($45,352)


7.15% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Winnebago County, IL  3.10% ($45,866 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.51% ($48,962)
to Cook County, IL  0.43% ($47,300)
Businesses in Belvidere, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets6
ALDI1McDonald's3
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Panda Express1
Applebee's1Penske1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Circle K1Sears1
Cricket Wireless2Starbucks2
Curves1T-Mobile2
FedEx3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular2
KFC1UPS6
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Belvidere:

  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WNTA (1330 AM; 1 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belvidere:

  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W233AD (94.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • W289AB (105.7 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W220BL (91.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belvidere:

  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W25CL (Channel 25; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Belvidere fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 54Number of bridges
  • 581ft / 177mTotal length
  • $3,793,000Total costs
  • 763,450Total average daily traffic
  • 143,214Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Belvidere, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 202010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Belvidere, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED64$107,18055$83,111374$113,0239$30,9311$528,91034$85,47916$55,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$94,02422$82,07942$130,9804$9,0200$03$71,29317$64,353
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$105,38933$54,377157$126,44612$23,2810$06$76,56831$52,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$120,3902$118,75597$123,2364$9,7900$03$81,5570$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$93,8202$106,19024$113,1151$91,9200$01$79,9001$28,280

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00 , 0102.00, 0103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$120,54015$139,547
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$122,7658$139,046
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$204,9103$119,380
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$79,2001$111,010
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00 , 0102.00, 0103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Belvidere, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Belvidere, IL - 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 fires per year is 115. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 172 took place in 2004, and the least - 48 in 2007. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Belvidere, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (39.2%), and Structure Fires (31.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Belvidere, IL
    • 76539.2%Outside Fires
    • 60831.2%Structure Fires
    • 36518.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21310.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belvidere, IL
Most common first names in Belvidere, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert14474.9 years
William13473.8 years
John12574.6 years
Mary11179.4 years
George9978.7 years
Charles9375.7 years
Helen8583.6 years
James8068.0 years
Dorothy7578.1 years
Harold6875.8 years
Most common last names in Belvidere, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10378.3 years
Smith7877.7 years
Anderson6174.2 years
Nelson5277.9 years
Peterson4576.9 years
Larson3679.9 years
Swanson3074.4 years
Jones2875.0 years
Miller2478.5 years
Schwebke2480.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Belvidere, IL
  • 94.5%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Belvidere, IL
  • 56.6%Utility gas
  • 39.4%Electricity
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Belvidere compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Belvidere on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South America (population 500+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
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