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Belvidere is a town in Warren County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Italian for "beautiful to see."

The latitude of Belvidere is 40.829N. The longitude is -75.078W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 259 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,777.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$52,792
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Belvidere demographic reports
Belvidere is at the confluence of the Delaware and Pequest rivers.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Ranked top home town in the state, February 2001 in the ePodunk Home Towns Index
Local festivals include:
  • Belvidere Victorian Days - Sept. 8-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Belvidere web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Warren County Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Belvidere demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Warren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Allentown-Bethlehem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07823 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Belvidere residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Belvidere ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Belvidere was $23,231, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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26% of Belvidere residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Belvidere include Belvidere Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Belvidere, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $533.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,426.


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Libraries in Belvidere include Belvidere Free Public Library, Warren County Public Library ... View libraries

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Warren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Belvidere political report.

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The average commute time for Belvidere workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Belvidere, NJ

Pros: Biking, walking, the town square, town events like Victorian day

Cons: Far from everything except Pennsylvania!

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