Belford, New Jersey Population 2024

1,821

Belford is a city located in Monmouth County New Jersey. Belford has a 2024 population of 1,821. Belford is currently declining at a rate of -3.04% annually and its population has decreased by -11.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,049 in 2020.

The average household income in Belford is $170,979 with a poverty rate of 7.55%. The median age in Belford is 39 years: 33.6 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Belford Demographics

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

  • White: 84.75%
  • Two or more races: 14.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.72%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,446.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.13% (-228)
The current population of Belford, New Jersey is 1,821 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,049.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,64084.75%
Two or more races27414.16%
Black or African American140.72%
Asian70.36%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Belford Population by Race

Belford Population Pyramid 2024

Belford Median Age

39

Total

33.6

Male

44.2

Female

Belford Adults

There are 1,375 adults, (221 of whom are seniors) in Belford.

Belford Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Belford Sex Ratio

Female87645.27%
Male1,05954.73%

Belford Population by Age

Belford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6363.0482.117.9
Married3853.7986.213.8
Non Family1681.6493.56.5
Male542.3761.138.9
Female292.450100

3.51

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade564.48%
Associates Degree1239.83%
Bachelors Degree42634.05%
Graduate Degree887.03%
High School Graduate27822.22%
Less Than 9th Grade403.2%
Some College24019.18%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,001905349
2+ Races209209144
Hispanic168168136
Black141414
Asian777

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%.

Belford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$90,625$77,308$110,938
Graduate Degree$126,250$250,001$58,542
High School Graduate$79,524$93,750$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$65,000$88,375$58,615
Some College$55,000$0$57,736

$65,000

Average Earnings

$88,375

Average Male

$58,615

Average Female

Belford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belford Language

86.3% of Belford residents speak only English, while 13.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.25% of the population.

Belford Language

Belford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,5981137.07%
Hispanic1943317.01%

7.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.04%

Male Poverty Rate

9.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belford is Hispanic, with 17.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belford is White, with 7.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.64%.

Belford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.46%
High School8.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.53%
Some College0%

Belford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.5%
Male Employed2.86%
Female Employed2.68%
Male Unemployed0%

Belford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$136,111$173,087
Households$131,875$170,979
Married Families$162,917$-999,999,999
Non Families$111,413$161,637

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Belford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Belford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Belford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam22
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Belford Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+21
65 to 7412
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Belford Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White332.88%

Belford Veterans by Race

Belford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Belford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belford 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

58.76%

Born in Belford

92.66%

Native Born

7.34%

Foreign Born

5.53%

Non Citizen

1.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.66% of Belford residents were born in the United States, with 58.76% having been born in New Jersey. 5.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Belford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,821-57-3.04%
20231,878-57-2.95%
20221,935-92-4.54%
20212,027-22-1.07%
20202,049-80-3.76%
20192,12922111.58%
20181,9081659.47%
20171,74317010.81%
20161,573603.97%
20151,513795.51%
20141,434-19-1.31%
20131,453-65-4.28%
20121,518-25-1.62%
20111,543-225-12.73%
20101,76800%

Belford Population by Year