Belle Meade, Tennessee


Belle Meade, Tennessee

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Belle Meade, Tennessee
settlement_type = City
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image_caption = Statues of a horse and foal mark the entrance to Belle Meade from Harding Road.


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map_caption = Location of Belle Meade, Tennessee


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Tennessee
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Davidson

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area_total_km2 = 8.1
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area_total_sq_mi = 3.1
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 2943
population_density_km2 = 362.4
population_density_sq_mi = 938.7

timezone = Central (CST)
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elevation_ft = 561
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longd = 86 |longm = 51 |longs = 18 |longEW = W

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Belle Meade is a city in Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, within Nashville. In 1963, it was absorbed into the metropolitan government of Nashville-Davidson County, however, it retains its independent city status, and its residents pay taxes both to the Metro government and to the City of Belle Meade. Belle Meade streets have distinct signage, the city has its own police force, its own mayor and its own city hall.

Former Vice President Al Gore lives in the upscale Nashville suburb.

Geography

Belle Meade is located at coor dms|36|6|20|N|86|51|18|W|city (36.105558, -86.854942)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,943 people, 1,067 households, and 882 families residing in the city. The population density was 938.7 people per square mile (361.9/km²). There were 1,133 housing units at an average density of 361.4/sq mi (139.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.64% White, 0.34% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.

There were 1,067 households out of which 39.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.4% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.3% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 2.8% from 18 to 24, 21.0% from 25 to 44, 31.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $144,720, and the median income for a family was $194,016. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $71,944 for females. The per capita income for the city was $104,908, which is by far the highest in the state and among the highest in the nation. About 0.7% of families and 0.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References

External links

* [http://www.citybellemeade.org www.citybellemeade.org]


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