LaBelle, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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LaBelle, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of LaBelle had a population of 4,525 as of July 1, 2015. LaBelle ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for LaBelle is located at latitude 26.721 and longitude -81.4525 in Hendry County. The formal boundaries for the City of LaBelle (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Hendry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of LaBelle (GNIS ID: 2404850) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with LaBelle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for LaBelle: La Belle.

City of LaBelle, FL Boundary Map

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LaBelle, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,525
Population in Households 4,428
Population in Familes 3,575
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density1 292
Diversity Index2 77
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,556
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 1,058
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,013 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 997 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 559 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 457 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $79,595
Average Home Value $105,974
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,657
Average Household Income $47,885
Per Capita Income $16,725
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% 0.19%
Households 0.04% 0.1%
Families -0.11% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 479 48th
Population Density1 # 791 14th
Diversity Index2 # 62 93rd
Median Household Income # 659 28th
Per Capita Income # 750 19th

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