Belle Haven, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Belle Haven, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Belle Haven had a population of 497 as of July 1, 2018. Belle Haven ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Belle Haven is located at latitude 37.5547 and longitude -75.8238 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Belle Haven (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Belle Haven are located in Accomack County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Northampton County.

The Town of Belle Haven (GNIS ID: 2390720) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Belle Haven: Bellehaven.

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Belle Haven, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 497
Population in Households 488
Population in Familes 395
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 335
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $53,917
Average Household Income $71,133
Per Capita Income $30,047


Total Housing Units 256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $139,583
Average Home Value $176,538


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.82% -0.86%
Households -0.78% -0.77%
Families -0.52% -0.89%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Belle Haven, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belle Haven to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 445 25th
Population Density # 421 29th
Diversity Index # 124 79th
Median Household Income # 262 56th
Per Capita Income # 232 61st

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