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Belleville has the 717th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 4.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Belleville is part of the St. Louis metro area. Unemployment in the St. Louis area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. St. Louis has the 21st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Belleville is below average at $47,200, and the median cost of a home in Belleville is $103,600, which is below the national average. 23% of workers in Belleville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Belleville. 81% of Belleville workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Belleville spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Southwestern Illinois workNet Center-Belleville

4519 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62223

Southwestern Illinois WorkNet Center

2500 Carlyle Avenue
Information Science Building, Room 1140; Southwestern Illinois College
Belleville, IL 62221
618-235-2700 ext.5183