The City of Belle Fourche had a population of 5,773 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Belle Fourche is located at latitude 44.6639 and longitude -103.8594 in Butte County. The formal boundaries for the City of Belle Fourche (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Butte County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,022 feet.
The City of Belle Fourche (GNIS ID: 1267280) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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 Belle Fourche population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Belle Fourche: De Mores.
|Population in Households||5,670|
|Population in Familes||4,471|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||103|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,639 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,600 (60.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||816 (30.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||223 ( 8.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$139,128|
|Average Home Value||$165,725|
|Median Household Income||$47,207|
|Average Household Income||$60,259|
|Per Capita Income||$25,264|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.49%|
|Per Capita Income||1.89%|
The table below compares Belle Fourche to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 17||96th|
|Population Density1||# 155||61st|
|Diversity Index2||# 114||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 200||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 241||39th|
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