Belleville is located in northeast New Jersey. Belleville is part of Essex County. As of 2005-2009, the total Belleville population is 33,957, which has shrunk 5.49% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.49% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Belleville median household income is $57,752 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 18.89% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 22.73% and is about the same as the national average rate of 19.17%. Belleville median house value is $322,900 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 118.92% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 98.59% and is much higher than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Belleville is worse than the state average in quality. The Belleville area code is 973.