Belfast, New York Population 2024

606

Belfast is a city located in Allegany County New York. Belfast has a 2024 population of 606. Belfast is currently declining at a rate of -3.81% annually and its population has decreased by -19.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 752 in 2020.

The average household income in Belfast is $59,480 with a poverty rate of 11.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Belfast is 42.5 years, 25 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.

Belfast Demographics

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

  • White: 98.01%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
391.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-19.41% (-146)
The current population of Belfast, New York is 606 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 752.

Belfast, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White64198.01%
Two or more races111.68%
Black or African American10.15%
Native American10.15%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Belfast Population by Race

Belfast Population Pyramid 2024

Belfast Median Age

42.5

Total

25

Male

47.3

Female

Belfast Adults

There are 533 adults, (103 of whom are seniors) in Belfast.

Belfast Age Dependency

52.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Belfast Sex Ratio

Female33350.92%
Male32149.08%

Belfast Population by Age

Belfast Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2722.471.728.3
Non Family1421.3561.338.7
Married863.1495.34.7
Female255.244456
Male193.2678.921.1

3.48

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belfast Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40.97%
9th to 12th Grade245.84%
High School Graduate18745.5%
Some College6816.55%
Associates Degree4410.71%
Bachelors Degree409.73%
Graduate Degree4410.71%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belfast Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belfast Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White40437982
2+ Races631
Black111

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

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

Belfast Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,776$45,250$27,153
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$36,500$40,625$25,250
Some College$44,750$46,500$25,250
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$59,375$0$58,333

$41,776

Average Earnings

$45,250

Average Male

$27,153

Average Female

Belfast Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belfast Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belfast Language

99.85% of Belfast residents speak only English, while 0.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.15% of the population.

Belfast Language

Belfast Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6307011.11%
Multiple11436.36%

11.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.71%

Male Poverty Rate

14.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belfast

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belfast is Multiple, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belfast is White, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30%.

Belfast Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.29%
High School26.74%
Some College4.46%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Belfast Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.74%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Belfast Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belfast Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$57,500$59,480
Families$78,571$74,452
Married Families$82,692$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,833$44,785

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belfast Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Belfast Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Belfast 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 35-44.

Belfast Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belfast Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War15
Korea6
Vietnam2
World War II0

Belfast Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5420
75+8
55 to 647
18 to 340
65 to 740

Belfast Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White356.65%

Belfast Veterans by Race

Belfast Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belfast Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Belfast Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belfast Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belfast 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

90.06%

Born in Belfast

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Belfast residents were born in the United States, with 90.06% having been born in New York. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Belfast Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024606-24-3.81%
2023630-24-3.67%
2022654-24-3.54%
2021678-74-9.84%
2020752-19-2.46%
2019771567.83%
2018715-108-13.12%
2017823-43-4.97%
2016866-41-4.52%
2015907-10-1.09%
201491700%
2013917819.69%
2012836151.83%
2011821-16-1.91%
201083700%

Belfast Population by Year