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Bellechester, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Bellechester had a population of 178 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bellechester is located at latitude 44.3711 and longitude -92.5113 in Goodhue County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bellechester (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Goodhue County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,112 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Bellechester are located in Goodhue County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Wabasha County.

The City of Bellechester (GNIS ID: 2394115) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bellechester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bellechester: City of Bellechester.

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Bellechester, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 178
Population in Households 178
Population in Familes 153
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 578
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 80 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (83.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $270,455
Average Home Value $305,970


Median Household Income $67,539
Average Household Income $81,793
Per Capita Income $30,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.11%
Households 0.42% 0.26%
Families 3.71% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bellechester, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bellechester to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 721 20th
Population Density1 # 443 51st
Diversity Index2 # 573 38th
Median Household Income # 148 84th
Per Capita Income # 280 69th

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