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Bellwood, IL (Illinois) Houses and Residents

Bellwood,IL index of house prices

Total population: 19,152 (All urban)

Houses: 6,683 (6,440 occupied: 4,397 owner occupied, 1,749 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

28%
State:

34%

Housing density: 2,801 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $126,531.

Median contract rent in 2013: $604 (lower quartile is $511, upper quartile is $679)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $727


Median gross rent in Bellwood, IL in 2013: $673

Housing units in Bellwood with a mortgage: 3,778 (527 second mortgage, 278 home equity loan, 36 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 741

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $61,924

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,557

Median monthly housing costs: $1,235


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Bellwood, Illinois Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $127,162 (it was $116,600 in 2000)
Bellwood:

$127,162
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,278 - $174,119

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $147,336
Here:

$147,336
State:

$228,842

Townhouses or other attached units: $95,910
Here:

$95,910
State:

$200,693

In 2-unit structures: $146,388
Here:

$146,388
State:

$206,569

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $83,073
Here:

$83,073
State:

$222,493
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,453
  • In family households: 18,897 (3,084 male householders, 2,051 female householders)
    2,998 spouses, 7,453 children (6,847 natural, 240 adopted, 366 stepchildren), 1,238 grandchildren, 376 brothers or sisters, 168 parents, 881 other relatives, 648 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,556 (589 male householders (488 living alone)), 725 female householders (640 living alone)), 242 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 82 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,456 2-persons, 1,258 3-persons, 1,165 4-persons, 660 5-persons, 270 6-persons, 326 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,128 1-person, 149 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 2 6-persons.

2,881 married couples with children.
1,768 single-parent households (318 men, 1,450 women).

88.8% of residents of Bellwood speak English at home.
9.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,256 (6.1%)
(38.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bellwood, Illinois:

  • 39no bedroom
  • 1111 bedroom
  • 1,3202 bedrooms
  • 2,5503 bedrooms
  • 7254 bedrooms
  • 1685+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bellwood, Illinois:

  • 34no bedroom
  • 3721 bedroom
  • 8442 bedrooms
  • 2193 bedrooms
  • 484 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Bellwood in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 285no vehicle
  • 1,4631 vehicle
  • 2,1782 vehicles
  • 7823 vehicles
  • 1554 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Bellwood in renter-occupied apartments

  • 350no vehicle
  • 7721 vehicle
  • 3442 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bellwood, Illinois:

  • 01 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 1273 rooms
  • 4884 rooms
  • 1,6825 rooms
  • 1,1346 rooms
  • 7487 rooms
  • 3838 rooms
  • 2949+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bellwood, Illinois:

  • 341 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 2133 rooms
  • 5954 rooms
  • 4095 rooms
  • 1176 rooms
  • 827 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 59+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Bellwood, IL household income distribution

  • Bellwood, IL household income distribution
  • 378Less than $10,000
  • 302$10,000 to $14,999
  • 244$15,000 to $19,999
  • 263$20,000 to $24,999
  • 432$25,000 to $29,999
  • 332$30,000 to $34,999
  • 275$35,000 to $39,999
  • 418$40,000 to $44,999
  • 399$45,000 to $49,999
  • 671$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,012$60,000 to $74,999
  • 943$75,000 to $99,999
  • 425$100,000 to $124,999
  • 173$125,000 to $149,999
  • 78$150,000 to $199,999
  • 104$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Bellwood, IL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Bellwood, IL
  • 36Less than $10,000
  • 18$10,000 to $14,999
  • 50$15,000 to $19,999
  • 17$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22$40,000 to $49,999
  • 81$50,000 to $59,999
  • 118$60,000 to $69,999
  • 212$70,000 to $79,999
  • 371$80,000 to $89,999
  • 205$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,071$100,000 to $124,999
  • 834$125,000 to $149,999
  • 469$150,000 to $174,999
  • 574$175,000 to $199,999
  • 432$200,000 to $249,999
  • 188$250,000 to $299,999
  • 109$300,000 to $399,999
  • 9$400,000 to $499,999
  • 7$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Bellwood, IL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Bellwood, IL
  • 18Less than $100
  • 7$250 to $299
  • 19$300 to $349
  • 33$450 to $499
  • 84$500 to $549
  • 92$550 to $599
  • 64$600 to $649
  • 65$650 to $699
  • 63$700 to $749
  • 75$750 to $799
  • 389$800 to $899
  • 352$900 to $999
  • 280$1,000 to $1,249
  • 100$1,250 to $1,499
  • 21$1,500 to $1,999
  • 42No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2011995 to March 2000
  • 2601990 to 1994
  • 2471985 to 1989
  • 1251980 to 1984
  • 1031975 to 1979
  • 941970 to 1974
  • 591965 to 1969
  • 167Before 1965
Bellwood commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 103
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 488
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 916
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,245
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,363
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 559
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,759
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 364
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 306
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 849
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 647
  • 90 or more minutes: 196
Bellwood, IL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.5%
Number of people working at home: 194 (2.2% of all workers)

Bellwood mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,634 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 1,167 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 474 (5%)
  • Subway or elevated: 203 (2%)
  • Railroad: 112 (1%)
  • Taxi: 34 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 120 (1%)
  • Other means: 41 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 194 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 16,200
 German: 445
 Subsaharan African:: 412
 African: 359
 Italian: 340
 Polish: 200
 Irish: 185
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 178
 United States or American: 164
 Jamaican: 158
 English: 39
 Ghanian: 39
 Slovene: 37
 Serbian: 35
 Czech: 34
 Scotch-Irish: 31
 Lithuanian: 28
 French (except Basque): 27
 Russian: 26
 Croatian: 22
 Greek: 19
 Ukrainian: 16
 Belizean: 15
 Dutch: 14
 Ethiopian: 14
 Guyanese: 12
 French Canadian: 12
 Latvian: 12
 Austrian: 12
 Yugoslavian: 12
 German Russian: 11
 Swedish: 11
 Armenian: 8
 Romanian: 7
 Scottish: 6
 Slovak: 6
 Haitian: 5
 European: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 59%Mexico
  • 12%Jamaica
  • 4%Other Caribbean
  • 4%Germany
  • 3%Italy
  • 2%Yugoslavia
  • 2%Ghana

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,012
  • Northeast: 176
  • Midwest: 531
  • South: 4,393
  • West: 55

67% of Bellwood residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 87% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Illinois.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 56
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 59
  • 5th and 6th grade: 70
  • 7th and 8th grade: 177
  • 9th grade: 116
  • 10th grade: 249
  • 11th grade: 273
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 425
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,828
  • Less than 1 year of college: 392
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,014
  • Associate degree: 264
  • Bachelor's degree: 381
  • Master's degree: 86
  • Professional school degree: 78
  • Doctorate degree: 7

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 92
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 36
  • 5th and 6th grade: 65
  • 7th and 8th grade: 233
  • 9th grade: 128
  • 10th grade: 257
  • 11th grade: 231
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 376
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,981
  • Less than 1 year of college: 694
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,350
  • Associate degree: 416
  • Bachelor's degree: 643
  • Master's degree: 202
  • Professional school degree: 32
  • Doctorate degree: 31

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 13.1%Males
  • 11.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.3%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 38.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 36.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 12.5%Males
  • 10.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 13.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.4%Males
  • 11.9%Females
Bellwood marital status for males
Bellwood marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,841
  • One, attached: 303
  • Two: 374
  • 3 or 4: 459
  • 5 to 9: 586
  • 10 to 19: 98
  • 20 to 49: 6
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $89,375

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Bellwood:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 95.7%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 85.7%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 538
Here:

18.4%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 153
Here:

9.9%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 260
Here:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)