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Belmond is a city in Wright County.
One tradition says the community was named for Archibald Dumond, who helped develop the site, and for his daughter, the "belle" of the community
The latitude of Belmond is 42.846N. The longitude is -93.613W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,178 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,495.
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36% of Belmond residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Belmond ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Belmond was $17,317, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Belmond residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Belmond, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $264. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $649.
Libraries in Belmond include Belmond Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Belmond include Belmond Independent
Wright County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Belmond political report.
The average commute time for Belmond workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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