Bellefonte, Kentucky

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Bellefonte, Kentucky

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High Points

Bellefonte strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Bellefonte Low Violent Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Bellefonte People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Bellefonte Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Bellefonte Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Bellefonte Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Bellefonte Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Bellefonte College Educated Adults
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Bellefonte Short Commute Times
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Bellefonte Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Bellefonte, Kentucky

Comparing Bellefonte to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Senior Citizens 9 9
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Housing Recently Built 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 1
People Living Alone 3 2
Affordability of Rents 1 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 8

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Bellefonte Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles W of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Boyd
Metro Area Huntington - Ashland
Standard Zip Codes 41101
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.46
Longitude -82.66

Bellefonte Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 42 F
Apr Temp 37 to 68 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
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Bellefonte Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 837 100%
Male 405 48.4%
Female 432 51.6%
Under 18 168 20.1%
18+ 669 79.9%
65+ 196 23.4%
Median Age 47.7
Average Family Size 2.77
White 825 98.6%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 7 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Bellefonte Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 846
Growth 9
Growth % 1.1%

Bellefonte Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 25.2%
English 21.6%
German 13.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
Irish 8%
Scotch-Irish 6.2%
Scottish 3.9%
Italian 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Scandinavian 1.1%
Polish 1%
Swedish 1%
Eastern European 0.8%
European 0.8%
Hungarian 0.8%
Dutch 0.5%
Slavic 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Icelander 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
British 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bellefonte, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ironville (41101)
Meads (41101)
Millseat (41101)
Naples (41101)
Princess (41101)
Rockdale (41101)
Summitt (41101)
West Fairview (41101)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bellefonte 837 $81,798
Ashland 21,981 $40,131
Catlettsburg 1,960 $34,118
Flatwoods 7,605 $39,023
Raceland 2,355 $37,955
Russell 3,645 $62,018
Westwood 612 $74,318
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