Bellefonte, Delaware


Bellefonte, Delaware

Geobox Town
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country = United States
state = Delaware
region_type = County
region = New Castle
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lat_s = 59
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elevation_imperial = 187
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population = 1249
population_density_imperial = 7102.7
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map_caption = Location of Bellefonte in Delaware
map_locator = Delaware
map1 = Map of USA DE.svg
map1_caption = Location of Delaware in the United States
website = http://www.townofbellefonte.com

Bellefonte is a town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the town is 1,288.cite web | date = June 21 2006 | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2005-04-10.csv | title = Annual Estimates of the Population for All Incorporated Places in Delaware | format = CSV | work = 2005 Population Estimates | publisher = U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division | accessdate = November 22 | accessyear = 2006]

Geography

Bellefonte is located at coor dms|39|45|59|N|75|29|53|W|city (39.766413, -75.497954)GR|1. The town is roughly centered at the intersection of Brandywine Blvd. and Bellefonte Ave.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,249 people, 537 households, and 325 families residing in the town. The population density was 7,102.7 people per square mile (2,679.1/km²). There were 551 housing units at an average density of 3,133.4/sq mi (1,181.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.92% White, 2.40% African American, 0.64% Asian, 0.56% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.20% of the population.

There were 537 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.4% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.3% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 35.0% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $49,231, and the median income for a family was $59,375. Males had a median income of $37,723 versus $30,078 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,661. About 2.1% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

External links

* [http://www.townofbellefonte.com/ Town of Bellefonte]


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