Belchertown, Massachusetts Population 2020

2,841

Belchertown is a city located in Massachusetts. Belchertown has a 2020 population of 2,841. Belchertown is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,899 in 2010. Belchertown reached it's highest population of 3,289 in 2015.

The average household income in Belchertown is $93,730 with a poverty rate of 10.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $755 per month, and the median house value is $248,400. The median age in Belchertown is 41.9 years, 37.1 years for males, and 42.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.9 males.

Belchertown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Belchertown was:

  • White: 89.02%
  • Asian: 6.76%
  • Two or more races: 3.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Belchertown, Massachusetts is 2,841, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,841.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,899.

Belchertown, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,52989.02%
Asian1926.76%
Two or More Races1043.66%
Black or African American160.56%

Belchertown Population Pyramid 2020

Belchertown Median Age

41.9


Total

37.1


Male

42.9


Female

Belchertown Adults

There are 2,257 adults, (412 of whom are seniors) in Belchertown.

Belchertown Age Dependency

54

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Belchertown Sex Ratio

Female

1,373

48.33%

Male

1,468

51.67%

Belchertown Households and Families

Belchertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Belchertown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married88.9%11.1%
All64.3%35.7%
Male45.4%54.6%
Non Family23.8%76.2%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0952.5964.3
Married5963.3988.9
Non Family3411.1723.8
Male1192.445.4
Female393.28100

3.16

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Belchertown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade743.66%
9th to 12th Grade1055.19%
High School Graduate52525.95%
Some College38819.18%
Associates Degree1547.61%
Bachelors Degree31915.77%
Graduate Degree45822.64%

Belchertown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7851,636718
Asian16413443
Hispanic4242
Black1616
Multiple Races161616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,257$51,735$40,208
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$23,828$$27,650
Some College$41,471$50,703$25,000
Bachelors Degree$46,696$$
Graduate Degree$61,583$62,589$60,652

$42,257

Average Earnings

$51,735

Average Male

$40,208

Average Female

Belchertown Language

Belchertown Language by Age

Belchertown Language

90.91% of Belchertown residents speak only English, while 9.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.15% of the population.

Belchertown Poverty

Belchertown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,4871937.76%
Asian19210454.17%

10.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.29%

Male Poverty Rate

10.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belchertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belchertown is Asian, with 54.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belchertown is White, with 7.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.90%
Some College15.87%
High School13.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed74.29%
Male Employed3.18%
Female Employed2.86%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Belchertown Income

Belchertown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,131$93,730
Families$90,476$114,122
Married Families$103,304-
Non Families$19,193$45,029

Belchertown Marital Status

Belchertown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Belchertown Married by Age and Sex

Belchertown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Belchertown Marital Status by Race

Belchertown Veterans

159

Number of Veterans

134

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam51
Second Gulf War41
First Gulf War32
Korea15
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6464
75+36
18 to 3425
65 to 7418
35 to 5416
Name Veterans % of Total
White1437.03%
Black16100.00%

$Belchertown Veterans by Education

0.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belchertown Employment Status

74.7%

Labor Force Participation

70.9%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Belchertown Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.40%

Born in Massachusetts

92.57%

Native Born

7.43%

Foreign Born

1.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.57% of Belchertown residents were born in the United States, with 75.40% having been born in Massachusetts. 1.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,8410.00%
20192,8410.00%
20182,841-114-3.86%
20172,955-165-5.29%
20163,120-169-5.14%
20153,2892799.27%
20143,010-77-2.49%
20133,08731711.44%
20122,7702138.33%
20112,557-342-11.80%
20102,8990.00%