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Belleville is a township in Saint Clair County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Belleville. For links to other places called Belleville, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Belleville is 38.52N. The longitude is -89.983W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 551 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 41,410.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Belleville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Clair County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62220 ZIP code.
33% of Belleville residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $18,990, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Belleville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Belleville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $380. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.
Saint Clair 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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