Belle Mead, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Belle Mead, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Belle Mead Census Designated Place had a population of 246 as of July 1, 2016. Belle Mead ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Belle Mead is located at latitude 40.4624 and longitude -74.6744 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Belle Mead Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Belle Mead Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583967) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Belle Mead Census Designated Place is located within Township of Montgomery, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belle Mead 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 Mead: Belle Meade, Bellemead.

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Belle Mead, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 246
Population in Households 244
Population in Familes 233
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 332
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (92.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 4.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $825,000
Average Home Value $823,750


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $243,722
Per Capita Income $75,024
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.1% 2.03%
Households 1.38% 2.03%
Families 3.31% 2.02%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.

Belle Mead, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belle Mead to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 518 5th
Population Density1 # 517 5th
Diversity Index2 # 231 58th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 21 96th

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