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Belleville is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
One tradition says the name derives from French for "beautiful town," while another says the community was named for landowner James Bell
The latitude of Belleville is 42.204N. The longitude is -83.485W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,944.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Belleville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48111 ZIP code.
16% of Belleville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Belleville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Belleville was $25,927, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Belleville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Belleville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $464. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,241.
Libraries in Belleville include Fred C. Fischer Public Library ... View libraries
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Belleville political report.
The average commute time for Belleville workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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