Belchertown, Massachusetts Population 2024

2,648

Belchertown is a city located in Hampshire County Massachusetts. Belchertown has a 2024 population of 2,648. Belchertown is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -12.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,037 in 2020.

The average household income in Belchertown is $108,335 with a poverty rate of 10.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Belchertown is 48.7 years, 48.2 years for males, and 49.3 years for females.

Belchertown Demographics

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

  • White: 94%
  • Black or African American: 2.61%
  • Two or more races: 1.74%
  • Asian: 1.66%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
526.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.81% (-389)
The current population of Belchertown, Massachusetts is 2,648 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,037.

Belchertown, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,48994%
Black or African American692.61%
Two or more races461.74%
Asian441.66%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Belchertown Population by Race

Belchertown Population Pyramid 2024

Belchertown Median Age

48.7

Total

48.2

Male

49.3

Female

Belchertown Adults

There are 2,231 adults, (641 of whom are seniors) in Belchertown.

Belchertown Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Belchertown Sex Ratio

Female1,39352.61%
Male1,25547.39%

Belchertown Population by Age

Belchertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3621.9464.635.4
Non Family8241.264357
Married4063.04973
Female1142.961000
Male181.781000
showing: 5 rows

2.88

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belchertown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belchertown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belchertown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Belchertown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,806

Average Earnings

$62,909

Average Male

$54,965

Average Female

Belchertown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belchertown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belchertown Language

90.76% of Belchertown residents speak only English, while 9.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.26% of the population.

Belchertown Language

Belchertown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,3701847.76%
Black6969100%
Multiple461226.09%
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10.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.84%

Male Poverty Rate

9.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belchertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belchertown is Black, with 100% 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 . Among those working part-time, it was 9.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.96%.

Belchertown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.52%
Some College16.21%
High School15.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.38%
showing: 4 rows

Belchertown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.41%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Belchertown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belchertown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belchertown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

31.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Belchertown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belchertown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

112

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Belchertown Veterans by War

count

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Belchertown Veterans by Age

count

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Belchertown Veterans by Race

Belchertown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belchertown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Belchertown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belchertown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belchertown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.83%

Born in Belchertown

93.54%

Native Born

6.46%

Foreign Born

1.1%

Non Citizen

5.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.54% of Belchertown residents were born in the United States, with 71.83% having been born in Massachusetts. 1.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Belchertown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,648
20232,648
20222,648913.56%
20212,557-480-15.81%
20203,0371635.67%
20192,874331.16%
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%
20112,557-342-11.8%
20102,899
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Belchertown Population by Year