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Bellmead is a city in McLennan County, in the Waco metro area.
The community was named for Belle Meade Farms, a Tennessee horse farm
The latitude of Bellmead is 31.593N. The longitude is -97.108W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 436 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,583.
The local economy rebounded when Waco Army Air Field outside the city, in 1942
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bellmead demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McLennan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76705 ZIP code.
10% of Bellmead residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bellmead ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bellmead was $13,100, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Bellmead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bellmead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $597.
McLennan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bellmead political report.
The average commute time for Bellmead workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Bellmead include Motel 6.
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