Belding, Michigan Population 2022

5,974
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Belding is a city located in Ionia County Michigan. Belding has a 2020 population of 5,974. Belding is currently growing at a rate of 0.30% annually and its population has increased by 0.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,938 in 2010.

The average household income in Belding is $50,970 with a poverty rate of 14.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $733 per month, and the median house value is $104,200. The median age in Belding is 34.1 years, 34.7 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Belding Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Beldingwas:

  • White: 93.98%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Other race: 2.09%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belding, Michigan is 5,974 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,938.

Belding, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,38493.98%
Black or African American40.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.03%
Asian220.38%
Some Other Race1202.09%
Two or More Races1973.44%
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Belding Population by Race

Belding Population Pyramid 2022

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Belding Median Age

34.4


Total

33.7


Male

34.9


Female

Belding Adults

There are 3,992 adults, (722 of whom are seniors) in Belding.

Belding Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Belding Sex Ratio

Female

3,120

54.46%

Male

2,609

45.54%

Belding Population by Age

Belding Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belding Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All62.1%37.9%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female40.1%59.9%
Male39.7%60.3%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belding Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0582.7362.1
Married9553.3579.2
Male1512.9539.7
Female3643.2140.1
Non Family5881.3553.6

3.21

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Belding Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1093.10%
9th to 12th Grade3088.75%
High School Graduate1,44441.03%
Some College86024.44%
Associates Degree3179.01%
Bachelors Degree3329.43%
Graduate Degree1494.23%
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Belding Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belding Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black444
Asian222222
White3,2752,967449
2+ Races95796
Native American22
Hispanic12228
Other Race10114

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Belding Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,783$37,336$28,114
Less Than 9th Grade$25,532$22,404$25,705
High School Graduate$35,922$40,353$22,073
Some College$32,966$36,346$28,856
Bachelors Degree$36,765$39,821$35,809
Graduate Degree$64,943$72,656$63,977

$34,783

Average Earnings

$37,336

Average Male

$28,114

Average Female

Belding Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belding Language by Age

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Belding Language

97.34% of Belding residents speak only English, while 2.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Belding Language

Belding Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,19773614.16%
Other31NaN%
Multiple1976331.98%
Hispanic1744224.14%

14.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.65%

Male Poverty Rate

18.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belding

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belding is White, with 14.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belding is Hispanic, with 24.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.53%.

Belding Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.65%
High School15.42%
Some College11.56%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%

Belding Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.40%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed12.77%
Female Unemployed43.96%

Belding Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belding Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,319$54,914
Families$56,023$61,666
Married Families$70,540-
Non Families$26,917$35,821
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Income by Household Type

Belding Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Belding Married by Age and Sex

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Belding Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Belding Marital Status by Race

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Belding Marital Status

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280

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War56
First Gulf War45
Vietnam74
Korea5
World War II3

Belding Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3416
35 to 54149
55 to 6443
65 to 7444
75+28

Belding Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2757.36%
2+ Races54.00%

Belding Veterans by Race

Belding Veterans by Education

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5.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belding Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Belding Employment by Age

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Belding Employment by Race

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Belding Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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87.45%

Born in Belding

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of Belding residents were born in the United States, with 87.45% having been born in Michigan. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Belding Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003,2820.00%
19104,1198372.30%
19203,911-208-0.52%
19304,1402290.57%
19404,089-51-0.12%
19504,4363470.82%
19604,8874510.97%
19705,1212340.47%
19805,6345130.96%
19905,9693350.58%
20005,877-92-0.16%
20105,757-120-0.21%
20115,775180.31%
20125,793180.31%
20135,811180.31%
20145,829180.31%
20155,847180.31%
20165,865180.31%
20175,883180.31%
20185,901180.31%
20195,919180.31%
20205,938190.32%
20215,956180.30%
20225,974180.30%

Belding Population by Year