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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.


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Median household income
Local
$44,196
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Belleville demographic reports
Belleville is on the Huron River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Wayne County Fair - Aug. 14-18, 2007
  • Sumpter Country Fest - May 24-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Belleville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Belleville Area Museum, Yankee Air Museum

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

Education

24% of Belleville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Belleville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $464.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,241.


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Libraries in Belleville include Fred C. Fischer Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Belleville include Belleville Enterprise, Belleville View

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Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Belleville political report.

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The average commute time for Belleville workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Belleville include Comfort Inn Belleville, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, Red Roof Inn, Super 8 Belleville.

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