Belleville, Illinois 

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-3.8% since 2020

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7.3 / 5.7

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Best Places to Live in Belleville, Illinois

Belleville, Illinois lies within St Clair County providing visitors leisure areas such as Belleville Flea Market and culture attractions like National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows combined with local stores like Gateway Shopping Center Mall while also having food spots like Los Rancheros Taqueria. Large city - Missouri-Illinois border along the Mississippi River.
State: Illinois
County: St. Clair County
Metro Area: St. Louis Metro Area
City: Belleville
Zip Codes: 62220
Cost of Living: -21.0% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 570 ft above sea level

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Belleville, Il Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
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Hot, humid summers
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What Bert Has To Say About St. Louis Metro Area

Known since the early days as the “Gateway City” because of its access to transportation routes in all directions, St. Louis continues to be an important center of commerce and culture for the Mississippi River Basin. The area includes a broad assortment of mostly residential neighborhoods to the west and the more industrial East St. Louis and several agricultural counties on the Illinois side of the river. For years the downtown area had few highlights outside of the landmark Gateway Arch and the restored Union Station. The population of the city itself had declined gradually for decades, and most of the infrastructure had declined as people moved into the suburbs or away altogether. But more recently, the downtown has started to come back, with new residential facilities and reclaimed warehouse lofts downtown anchored by new sports venues. Similar restorations are going on in other important inner neighborhoods.


The unemployment rate in Belleville is 7.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Belleville jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Belleville's cost of living is 21.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Belleville's Cost of Living

September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Belleville, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, St. Clair county remained moderately Democratic, 53.2% to 44.5%. More Voting Stats

Belleville's population is 42,463 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.8%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 25.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Belleville is Real Estate: $129,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.3%.

Belleville public schools spend $12,031 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.4 students per teacher in Belleville. More Education

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Housing Market in Belleville

It's a good time to buy in Belleville. Home Appreciation is up 10.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Belleville is $129,200.
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Reviews for Belleville   6 Reviews
Belleville - 1/9/2015
Nice place to live. St Louis is right across the river and there is easy access either by car or by the metro... Read More

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Hate where I live - 8/4/2013
My husband and I are in our late 40s and looking for the perfect spot to move to. We are retired military and presently live about 20 minutes from St. Louis. We... Read More

Belleville,or many other places- - 5/30/2011
Property value got lower because of politics , not, the economy. And realtors are panicing people who want to sell into selling cheaper so realtors can make a quick buck... Read More

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