Belle, WV Population

Population: 1,259. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,187 (-5.7% change)
Males: 575 (45.7%), Females: 684 (54.3%)

Kanawha County

Zip code: 25015

Median resident age: 42.2 years
Median household income: $34,118
Median house value: $68,600

Races in Belle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (19.4%), Irish (11.7%), English (9.9%), German (8.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Italian (2.5%).

Elevation: 617 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Belle

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belle town

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-6.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Belle:

  • WEST VIRGINIA REHAB HOSP (about 4 miles; INSTITUTE, WV)
  • HIGHLAND HOSP (about 7 miles; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • CHARLESTON AREA MED CNTR (about 11 miles; CHARLESTON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Belle:

  • YEAGER (about 10 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 43 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 71 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Belle:

  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 37 miles; LOGAN, WV; Abbreviation: 6L4)
  • BOGGS FIELD (about 43 miles; SPENCER, WV; Abbreviation: 14P)
  • LEON (about 43 miles; LEON, WV; Abbreviation: W07)
Amtrak stations near Belle:

  • 11 miles: CHARLESTON (350 MCCORKLE AVE. SE). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belle:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 4 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 66 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 70 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 71 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 85 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)

Schools

Public high school in Belle:

  • RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,172; Location: #1 WARRIOR WAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Belle:

  • DUPONT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 399; Location: 301 WEST 34TH STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BELLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 298; Location: 401 E 6TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)