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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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Median household income
Local
$32,841
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Belmond demographic reports
Belmond is on the Iowa River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Country Fall Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Belmond web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Jenison-Meacham Memorial Art Center and Museum, Belmond Historical Museum, Country School
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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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.


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Libraries in Belmond include Belmond Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Belmond include Belmond Independent

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

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The average commute time for Belmond workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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