Bellaire, Texas

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Bellaire is a city located in Harris County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 15,642.

Bellaire is completely surrounded by the cities of Houston and West University Place.

Bellaire is famed for its Little League baseball team, which had gotten into the World Series on one occasion, and the Bellaire High School baseball team, Bellaire Cardinals, which has won the Texas High School Baseball championship seven times with several former or current Major League Baseball players.

Bellaire is known as the "City of Homes" as the city is mostly residential.

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Geography

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Location of Bellaire, Texas

Bellaire is located at 29°42'15" North, 95°27'48" West (29.704030, -95.463370)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.4 km² (3.6 mi²). 9.4 km² (3.6 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 15,642 people, 6,019 households, and 4,321 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,668.3/km² (4,319.0/mi²). There are 6,315 housing units at an average density of 673.5/km² (1,743.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 89.11% White, 0.84% African American, 0.27% Native American, 6.35% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.85% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. 7.81% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,019 households out of which 38.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% are married couples living together, 8.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% are non-families. 23.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.09.

In the city the population is spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $89,775, and the median income for a family is $104,200. Males have a median income of $72,295 versus $49,766 for females. The per capita income for the city is $46,674. 2.6% of the population and 1.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.5% of those under the age of 18 and 5.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Education

The city is served by Houston Independent School District and the Houston Community College System.

Pupils who live in Bellaire inside of the 610 Loop are zoned to Horn Academy for elementary school, while students in Bellaire outside of the 610 Loop are zoned to either Condit or Lovett, the latter of which is in Houston. In addition, all Bellaire pupils are zoned to John Pershing Middle School, now instead are zoned to the new Pin Oak Middle School, in Bellaire and Bellaire High School in Bellaire.

Public schools located in the city limits of Bellaire

Secondary Schools

High Schools
Middle Schools
  • Pin Oak Middle School (the school does not have a zoning boundary)

Primary Schools

  • Condit Elementary School
  • Paul W. Horn Academy
  • Maud Gordon Elementary School (the school does not have a zoning boundary)

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