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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.


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Median household income
Local
$28,189
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bellmead demographic reports
Grew when the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad built its locomotive shops here

The local economy rebounded when Waco Army Air Field outside the city, in 1942

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 150. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 15.6 per 1,000 people.

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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.

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8% of Bellmead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bellmead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $597.


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

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

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Hotels in Bellmead include Motel 6.

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