Belfast, Maine Population 2022

6,992
map placeholder

Belfast is a city located in Waldo County Maine. It is also the county seat of Waldo County. With a 2020 population of 6,992, it is the 21st largest city in Maine and the 5351st largest city in the United States. Belfast is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 0.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,938 in 2020. Spanning over 38 miles, Belfast has a population density of 205 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belfast is $72,065 with a poverty rate of 13.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $874 per month, and the median house value is $184,100. The median age in Belfast is 46.9 years, 44 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.

Belfast Demographics

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

  • White: 92.86%
  • Two or more races: 3.00%
  • Other race: 2.30%
  • Black or African American: 1.33%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belfast, Maine is 6,992 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,938.

Belfast, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

Loading...

Belfast Population by Race

Belfast Population Pyramid 2022

Loading...

Belfast Median Age

59


Total

57.2


Male

60.5


Female

Belfast Adults

There are 5,777 adults, (2,369 of whom are seniors) in Belfast.

Belfast Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

69.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Belfast Sex Ratio

Female

3,850

57.38%

Male

2,860

42.62%

Belfast Population by Age

Belfast Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Belfast Household Types

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belfast Households and Families

2.3

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

Loading...

Belfast Households by Type

Loading...
Loading...

Belfast Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belfast Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 96.15%.

Belfast Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...

$43,099

Average Earnings

$51,901

Average Male

$33,359

Average Female

Belfast Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belfast Language by Age

Loading...

Belfast Language

96.82% of Belfast residents speak only English, while 3.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.18% of the population.

Belfast Language

Belfast Poverty by Race

Loading...

13.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.21%

Male Poverty Rate

14.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belfast

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belfast is Black, with 70.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belfast is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.41%.

Belfast Poverty

Loading...

Belfast Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...

Belfast Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belfast Income by Household Type

Loading...
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Belfast Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Belfast Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Belfast 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.

Belfast Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

Belfast Marital Status

Loading...

357

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Belfast Veterans by War

Loading...

Belfast Veterans by Age

Loading...

Belfast Veterans by Race

Belfast Veterans by Education

Loading...

8.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

73.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belfast Veterans by Education

Loading...

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Belfast Employment by Age

Loading...

Belfast Employment by Race

Loading...

Belfast Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

56.21%

Born in Belfast

96.08%

Native Born

3.92%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.08% of Belfast residents were born in the United States, with 56.21% having been born in Maine. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Belfast Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Belfast Population by Year