Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida

Belle Glade is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 18,061. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.65 square miles. An elevation is 20 feet (6.09 m) above sea level. The population density was 3,885 people per square mile. The median age was 32.9 years (Florida state median age was 41.8 years). For every 100 females there were 100 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
18,061 residents
Population Change
+21.2% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
32.9 years (State: 41.8)
Below the Poverty Line
35.9% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
9,050 residents
Population Females
9,011 residents
Population Urban
96% of residents
Population Rural
4% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
28.7% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
+20 (+0.1%)
Live and Work in the City
3,233 (45.4%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
5.2% (State: 5.4%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Belle Glade Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Belle Glade Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Belle Glade Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $114,019 (State: $179,800)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$46,019 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $246 – $384
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              98 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,664 (1.10%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,185 (1.20%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $32,178 (State: $49,426)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$9,463 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$3,414 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Palm Beach State College
                      about 37 miles
                      Lake Worth, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 19,938
                    • Palm Beach Atlantic University
                      about 39 miles
                      West Palm Beach, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,868
                    • Lynn University
                      about 40 miles
                      Boca Raton, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,151
                    • Florida Atlantic University
                      about 42 miles
                      Boca Raton, FL
                      FT enrollment: 24,403
                    • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale
                      about 47 miles
                      Fort Lauderdale, FL
                      FT enrollment: 18,270
                    • Everest University-Pompano Beach
                      about 48 miles
                      Pompano Beach, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,316
                    • Nova Southeastern University
                      about 50 miles
                      Fort Lauderdale, FL
                      FT enrollment: 25,621

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • GLADES CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 409
                      Location: 1001 SW AVENUE M
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • CROSSROADS ACADEMY
                      Students: 110
                      Location: 225 SW 12TH ST
                      Grades: 6-12
                      Location: 38811 JAMES WHEELER WAY
                      Grades: 5-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • GLADES DAY SCHOOL
                      Students: 326
                      Location: 400 GATOR BLVD
                      Grades: PK-12
                      Students: 25
                      Location: 1316 W CANAL ST S
                      Grades: PK-11

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • GLADE VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 1,200
                      Location: 1100 SW AVENUE G
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • LAKESIDE ACADEMY
                      Students: 925
                      Location: 716 S MAIN ST
                      Grades: KG-6
                      Charter school
                    • GOVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 320
                      Location: 900 SE AVENUE G
                      Grades: KG-6
                      Students: 276
                      Location: 500 NW AVENUE L
                      Grades: PK-5
                      Students: 192
                      Location: 39500 PIONEER PARK RD
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • LAKE SHORE MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Students: 110
                      Location: 425 W CANAL ST N
                      Grades: 6-8
                      Location: 39500 PIONEER PARK RD
                      Grades: PK-5
                      Location: 555 SW 16TH ST
                      Grades: KG-5
                      Charter school
                    Belle Glade Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2008)
                    42 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    38 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    2.30 policemen (State: 2.43)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Belle Glade Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              259 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.05 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              13 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.10 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              161 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.28 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              284 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              2.25 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              1,129 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              8.96 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Belle Glade

                              • LAKESIDE MEDICAL CENTER
                                Government – Hospital District or Authority
                                provides emergency services
                                39200 HOOKER HWY
                              • RENAL CARE CENTER – BELLE GLADE
                                933 SE 1ST ST
                              • GLADES HOME HEALTH CARE MEDICAL CENTER, LLC
                                173 W AVENUE A

                              Airports & Heliports in Belle Glade

                              • Belle Glade State Municipal Airport
                              • Duda Airstrip Airport
                              • Lakeside Medical Center Heliport

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Belle Glade by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)


                                        Natural Disasters in Belle Glade


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Tornadoes Average Activity
                                            18% (Smaller then US)
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            97% (Smaller then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            24 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            15 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            8 pc.
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                                            ZIP Codes for Belle Glade: 33430
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