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LaBelle, Florida - Basic Facts

LaBelle is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of LaBelle.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hendry County at latitude 26.7617 and longitude -81.4384. Hendry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of LaBelle (see map) encompass a land area of 15.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for LaBelle: La Belle.

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LaBelle, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,579
Population in Households 4,445
Population in Familes 3,582
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density1 295
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 1,559
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 1,060
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,011 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,001 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 558 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 452 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $76,332
Average Home Value $102,373


Median Household Income $36,523
Average Household Income $48,468
Per Capita Income $16,782
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.31% 0.38%
Households 0.09% 0.27%
Families -0.09% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


LaBelle, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares LaBelle to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 473 49th
Population Density1 # 785 15th
Diversity Index2 # 63 94th
Median Household Income # 677 26th
Per Capita Income # 735 20th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.