Belle Vernon - Wml Real Estate

Belle Vernon is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. It is situated along the Monongahela River abutting two other counties, Westmorelandto the north and Washington across the river. As of the 2020 census Belle Vernon had a population of 1,025.
"Bellevernon", as it was originally spelled, was laid out in 1813 by Noah Speers in northwestern Fayette County. French for "beautiful green", this was the name chosen by both Noah Speers for his little community on the Monongahela River and later by his son Louis, who founded a town with nearly the same name just up the hill (North Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania). Directly across the river lies the borough of Speers, anchoring the far side of the landmark I-70 bridge as the east bridge abutments lie in adjacent Rostraver Township.


Belle Vernon is located at 40°7′37″N 79°52′6″W (40.126936, -79.868285), nestled in the northwest corner of Fayette County, with abutting borders on Washington County, to the west across the river, and Westmoreland County to the north.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.81 km2), of which 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.17 km2), or 20.29%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,211 people, 612 households, and 288 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,647.4 people per square mile (1,798.3/km²). There were 716 housing units at an average density of 2,747.7 per square mile (1,063.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.12% White, 2.15% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.
There were 612 households, out of which 17.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.7% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 52.9% were non-families. 48.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 30.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the borough the population was spread out, with 17.1% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 28.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 80.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.8 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $18,068, and the median income for a family was $36,094. Males had a median income of $22,434 versus $20,950 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,919. About 5.8% of families and 16.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.7% of those under age 18 and 23.1% of those age 65 or over.

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Belle Vernon - Wml - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Belle Vernon - Wml: $632,600 / County Avg $334,600


Avg Taxes in Belle Vernon - Wml: $4,600 / County Avg $3,100


Avg Sq. Ft. in Belle Vernon - Wml: 2,419 / County Avg 2,198


Avg Price per/sqft in Belle Vernon - Wml:$262 / County Avg $152


Avg Walkscore in Belle Vernon - Wml: 67 / County Avg 35


Avg Year Built in Belle Vernon - Wml: 1936 / County Avg 1968


Avg Days on Website in Belle Vernon - Wml: 92 / County Avg 79


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