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Population (year 2000): 20,820. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,593 (+18.1% change)
Males: 10,263 (49.3%), Females: 10,557 (50.7%)

Boone County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 32.4 years
Median household income: $42,529 (year 2000)
Median house value: $99,600 (year 2000)

Belvidere, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Belvidere:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.2%)
  • Hispanic (20.1%)
  • Other race (11.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (30.4%), Irish (13.1%), English (9.0%), Swedish (6.9%), United States (5.2%), Polish (4.7%).Illinois

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 9.1 square miles

Belvidere,

For population 25 years and over in Belvidere

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belvidere city

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

11.8% Foreign born (10.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,919 (+30.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Rockford, (15.5 miles pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (68.2 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (85.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (5.4 miles Timberlane, Grove, IL (7.1 miles Poplar Valley, IL Cherry (8.2 miles Caledonia, IL (8.5 miles) , IL (11.3 miles Kirkland, IL (12.1 miles Kingston, IL (12.2 miles Capron, Park, IL Loves (13.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 72 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 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

Latitude: 42.25 N, Longitude: 88.84 W

Area code: 815

Belvidere, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (33.4%), Educational,health and social services (13.1%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +632 (+3.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,352 (34.8%)

Crime in Belvidere by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 18 13 16 13
    per 100,000 86.5 62.4 76.8 62.4
Robberies 10 5 12 5
    per 100,000 48.0 24.0 57.6 24.0
Assaults 27 21 15 21
    per 100,000 129.7 100.9 72.0 100.9
Burglaries 86 97 90 97
    per 100,000 413.1 465.9 432.3 465.9
Thefts 458 453 456 453
    per 100,000 2199.8 2175.8 2190.2 2175.8
Auto thefts 30 42 44 42
    per 100,000 144.1 201.7 211.3 201.7
203.4 188.1 197.2 188.1

Average climate in Belvidere, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Belvidere,

Belvidere-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.7 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 4 tornado 32.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.


Hospital/medical center in Belvidere:
  • NORTHWEST SUBURBAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1625 SO STATE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Belvidere:
  • SAINT ANTHONY MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • SWEDISH AMERICAN HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)
  • VAN MATRE HEALTHSOUTH (about 13 miles; ROCKFORD, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Belvidere:
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 18 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
  • ROCK CO (about 29 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 68 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; ID: SQI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Belvidere:
  • POPLAR GROVE (about 5 miles; POPLAR GROVE, IL; ID: C77)
  • BELOIT (about 18 miles; BELOIT, WI; ID: 44C)
  • DACY (about 19 miles; HARVARD, IL; ID: 0C0)

Amtrak station near Belvidere:
  • 10 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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 32 $161,757 $60,658 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $12,724 $38,172 10 $7,085
Financial Administration 3 $8,593 $34,372 1 $341
Streets and Highways 10 $35,606 $42,727 0 $0
Water Supply 16 $57,121 $42,840 1 $782
Other and Unallocable 4 $12,122 $36,366 3 $2,725
Local Libraries 1 $3,108 $37,296 17 $18,801
Sewerage 8 $29,446 $44,169 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,771 $21,252 0 $0
Firefighters 24 $96,271 $48,135 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $2,427 $29,124 3 $2,929
Totals for Government 104 $420,946 $48,570 35 $32,663
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belvidere:
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 23 miles; MALTA, IL; FT enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; DeKalb, IL; FT enrollment: 19,477)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; ELGIN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,077)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 40 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; FT enrollment: 9,493)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,834)
Public high school in Belvidere:
  • BELVIDERE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,122; Location: 1500 EAST AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Belvidere:
  • CALVARY BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 75; Location: 1637 SEVENTH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Belvidere:
  • WASHINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 969; Location: 1031 5TH AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BELVIDERE SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 923; Location: 919 E SIXTH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BELVIDERE CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 901; Location: 8787 BELOIT ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 705; Location: 1011 BONUS AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MEEHAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 642; Location: 1401 EAST SIXTH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PERRY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 308; Location: 633 W PERRY ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BOONE COUNTY CENTER (Students: 52; Location: 1320 EAST AVE; Grades: PK - PK)
  • REGIONAL LEARNING CENTER ARK (Students: 11; Location: 620 LOGAN AVE; Grades: 09 - 10)
Private primary/middle schools in Belvidere:
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 1225 E SECOND STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JAMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 320 LOGAN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Belvidere:
  • IDA P.L. (Operating income: $462,898; Location: 320 NORTH STATE STREET; 65,801 books; 1,669 audio materials; 2,833 video materials; 241 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Belvidere: Belvidere Service Area (A), Boone County Courthouse (B), Ida Public Library (C), Belvidere City Hall (D).

Churches in Belvidere include: Saint Johns Evangelical Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Mission Covenant Church (D), Pettit Memorial Chapel (E), Trinity Episcopal Church (F), Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (G), Saint James Roman Catholic Church (H).

Cemetery: Saint James Catholic Cemetery (1).

Parks in Belvidere include: Belvidere Municipal Park (1), Spencer Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Belvidere compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Belvidere:
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, 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)
  • WNIU (89.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNIJ (90.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W233AD (94.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W289AB (105.7 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
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)
  • W25CL (Channel 25; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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