Belding, Michigan Population 2020

5,745

Belding is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 5,745, it is the 138th largest city in Michigan and the 4401st largest city in the United States. Belding is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -0.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,757 in 2010. Belding reached it's highest population of 5,969 in 1990. Spanning over 5 miles, Belding has a population density of 1,216 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belding is $52,182 with a poverty rate of 16.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $89,700. The median age in Belding is 33.7 years, 33.5 years for males, and 33.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.8 males.

Belding Demographics

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

  • White: 96.72%
  • Two or more races: 3.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.02%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Belding, Michigan is 5,745, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,747.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,757.

Belding, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,54996.72%
Two or More Races1873.26%
Black or African American10.02%

Belding Population Pyramid 2020

Belding Median Age

33.7


Total

33.5


Male

33.9


Female

Belding Adults

There are 4,104 adults, (752 of whom are seniors) in Belding.

Belding Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Belding Sex Ratio

Female

3,138

54.70%

Male

2,599

45.30%

Belding Households and Families

Belding Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Belding Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
Male68.1%31.9%
All63%37%
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Female42.8%57.2%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2002.5563
Married9203.3678.2
Non Family7891.2952.5
Female3253.0442.8
Male1663.1368.1

3.21

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Belding Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1052.88%
9th to 12th Grade2737.49%
High School Graduate1,47140.37%
Some College1,00727.63%
Associates Degree3248.89%
Bachelors Degree3619.91%
Graduate Degree1032.83%

Belding Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5073,135458
Multiple Races97916
Hispanic3939
Black11

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 white people with a rate of 13.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,367$37,067$25,903
Less Than High School$19,569$26,146$18,233
High School Grad$32,114$36,474$21,094
Some College$32,861$38,462$26,600
Bachelors Degree$36,500$53,813$35,156
Graduate Degree$56,250$$54,722

$32,367

Average Earnings

$37,067

Average Male

$25,903

Average Female

Belding Language

Belding Language by Age

Belding Language

98.69% of Belding residents speak only English, while 1.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Belding Poverty

Belding Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,33888016.49%
Multiple1813318.23%
Black11100.00%

16.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.56%

Male Poverty Rate

18.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belding

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belding is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belding is White, with 16.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.89%
High School14.45%
Some College10.41%
Bachelors or Greater8.41%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Male Unemployed13.58%
Male Employed8.92%
Female Employed7.78%

Belding Income

Belding Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,813$52,182
Families$51,417$62,083
Married Families$67,045-
Non Families$22,220$31,858

Belding Marital Status

Belding Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Belding Married by Age and Sex

Belding Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Belding Marital Status by Race

Belding Veterans

235

Number of Veterans

212

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam80
First Gulf War48
Korea11
Second Gulf War11
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54102
65 to 7462
75+36
55 to 6428
18 to 347
Name Veterans % of Total
White2315.81%
2 or More43.28%

$Belding Veterans by Education

2.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belding Employment Status

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Belding 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

88.23%

Born in Michigan

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.51% of Belding residents were born in the United States, with 88.23% having been born in Michigan. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,745-1-0.02%
20195,746-1-0.02%
20185,747140.24%
20175,733-1-0.02%
20165,73440.07%
20155,730-27-0.47%
20145,75790.16%
20135,74890.16%
20125,739-11-0.19%
20115,75020.03%
20105,748-129-0.22%
20005,877-92-0.16%
19905,9693350.58%
19805,6345130.96%
19705,1212340.47%
19604,8874510.97%
19504,4363470.82%
19404,089-51-0.12%
19304,1402290.57%
19203,911-208-0.52%
19104,1198372.30%
19003,2820.00%