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Bellefonte is a borough in Centre County, in the State College metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from French for "beautiful fountain"

The latitude of Bellefonte is 40.913N. The longitude is -77.778W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 797 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,352.


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Median household income
Local
$33,216
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bellefonte demographic reports
Bellefonte is at the base of Bald Eagle Mountain
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· John Ward, baseball player and manager
Nearby parks & recreation: Black Moshannon State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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25% of Bellefonte residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bellefonte ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bellefonte was $18,659, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Bellefonte residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Bellefonte include Bellefonte Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Bellefonte, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $435.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $927.


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Libraries in Bellefonte include Centre County Library & Hist Museum ... View libraries

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Centre County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bellefonte political report.

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The average commute time for Bellefonte workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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