Belfast, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,211

Belfast is a city located in Northampton County Pennsylvania. Belfast has a 2024 population of 1,211. Belfast is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -7.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,305 in 2020.

The average household income in Belfast is $89,088 with a poverty rate of 5.42%. The median age in Belfast is 43.3 years: 41 years for males, and 44 years for females.

Belfast Demographics

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

  • White: 94.34%
  • Two or more races: 5.66%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
985.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.2% (-94)
The current population of Belfast, Pennsylvania is 1,211 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,305.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,16794.34%
Two or more races705.66%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
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

43.3

Total

41

Male

44

Female

Belfast Adults

There are 969 adults, (208 of whom are seniors) in Belfast.

Belfast Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Belfast Sex Ratio

Female64151.82%
Male59648.18%

Belfast Population by Age

Belfast Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4512.7496.53.5
Married2953.141000
Non Family9701000
Female593.6172.927.1
Male0000

3.22

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

96.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belfast Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade596.24%
Associates Degree10611.21%
Bachelors Degree384.02%
Graduate Degree15616.49%
High School Graduate44446.93%
Less Than 9th Grade242.54%
Some College11912.58%

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
White914831178
2+ Races323216

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Belfast Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$76,116$77,411$0
High School Graduate$49,628$52,589$48,906
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$53,839$54,524$48,203
Some College$55,667$56,083$0

$53,839

Average Earnings

$54,524

Average Male

$48,203

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

100% of Belfast residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Belfast Language

Belfast Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,167675.74%

5.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.35%

Male Poverty Rate

8.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belfast

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belfast is White, with 5.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belfast is White, with 5.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.45%.

Belfast Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.87%
Bachelors or Greater7.73%
Some College4.89%
High School0%

Belfast Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.06%
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
Families$99,667$102,432
Households$90,101$89,088
Married Families$112,218$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,917$40,391

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belfast Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

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

Belfast Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belfast Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

66

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War36
Vietnam30
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Belfast Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6435
35 to 5416
75+15
18 to 340
65 to 740

Belfast Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White667.04%

Belfast Veterans by Race

Belfast Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belfast Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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

78.17%

Born in Belfast

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Belfast residents were born in the United States, with 78.17% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% 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
20241,211-13-1.06%
20231,224-13-1.05%
20221,237-13-1.04%
20211,250-55-4.21%
20201,305-13-0.99%
20191,31826625.29%
20181,052-67-5.99%
20171,11910910.79%
20161,010-73-6.74%
20151,083-50-4.41%
20141,133-374-24.82%
20131,50720215.48%
20121,305-77-5.57%
20111,3821259.94%
20101,25700%

Belfast Population by Year