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La Belle, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of La Belle is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lewis County at latitude 40.1162 and longitude -91.9153. Lewis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 722 feet.

The formal official name is the City of La Belle, but most people and references simply refer to it as La Belle, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for La Belle indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of La Belle (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Belle: LaBelle, Queen of the Prairie.

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La Belle, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 665
Population in Households 625
Population in Familes 460
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 978
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 280
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $95,769
Average Home Value $110,946


Median Household Income $31,992
Average Household Income $37,344
Per Capita Income $16,402
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.18% 0.15%
Households 0.25% 0.21%
Families 0.47% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.


La Belle, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Belle to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 450 56th
Population Density1 # 388 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 312 70th
Median Household Income # 835 19th
Per Capita Income # 868 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.