Belhaven, North Carolina Population 2021

1,575
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Belhaven is a city located in Beaufort County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,575, it is the 281st largest city in North Carolina and the 8531st largest city in the United States . Belhaven is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -6.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,688 in 2010. Belhaven reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Belhaven has a population density of 990 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belhaven is $50,058 with a poverty rate of 23.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $712 per month, and the median house value is $78,300. The median age in Belhaven is 48.1 years, 44.8 years for males, and 52.9 years for females.

Belhaven Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.34%
  • White: 43.63%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Two or more races: 0.48%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Belhaven, North Carolina is 1,575 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,579.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,688.

Belhaven, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American91755.34%
White72343.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.54%
Two or More Races80.48%
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Belhaven Population by Race

Belhaven Population Pyramid $2021

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Belhaven Median Age

48.1


Total

44.8


Male

52.9


Female

Belhaven Adults

There are 1,341 adults, (442 of whom are seniors) in Belhaven.

Belhaven Age Dependency

84.3

Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Belhaven Sex Ratio

Female

851

51.36%

Male

806

48.64%

Belhaven Population by Age

Belhaven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belhaven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male20%80%
Female28.3%71.7%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
All57.3%42.7%
Married80.3%19.7%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belhaven Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7562.1957.3
Non Family3791.2254.6
Married2342.780.3
Female1134.0828.3
Male303.420

3.05

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Belhaven Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade675.35%
9th to 12th Grade22217.73%
High School Graduate40832.59%
Some College28322.60%
Associates Degree1159.19%
Bachelors Degree1199.50%
Graduate Degree383.04%
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Belhaven Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belhaven Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black64647422
White544472135
Hispanic45
Native American99
2+ Races88

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 white people with a rate of 24.82%.

Belhaven Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,634$32,411$24,706
Less Than 9th Grade$14,470$$12,727
High School Graduate$30,188$30,875$25,938
Some College$32,344$36,602$24,412
Bachelors Degree$38,125$50,156$36,875
Graduate Degree$40,833$$40,833

$30,634

Average Earnings

$32,411

Average Male

$24,706

Average Female

Belhaven Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belhaven Language by Age

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Belhaven Language

91.58% of Belhaven residents speak only English, while 8.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.93% of the population.

Belhaven Language

Belhaven Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black91325928.37%
White62211818.97%
Multiple88100.00%

23.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.69%

Male Poverty Rate

23.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belhaven

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belhaven is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belhaven is White, with 18.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.66%.

Belhaven Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.26%
High School24.75%
Some College13.57%
Bachelors or Greater1.91%

Belhaven Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed80.88%
Female Employed12.84%
Male Employed0.00%

Belhaven Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belhaven Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,667$50,058
Families$50,150$54,469
Married Families$63,929-
Non Families$22,688$44,894
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Income by Household Type

Belhaven Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Belhaven Married by Age and Sex

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Belhaven 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 Over 65.

Belhaven Marital Status by Race

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Belhaven Marital Status

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98

Number of Veterans

87

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam46
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War9
Korea7
World War II

Belhaven Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7439
75+22
55 to 6418
35 to 5415
18 to 344

Belhaven Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6210.18%
Black365.03%

Belhaven Veterans by Race

Belhaven Veterans by Education

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16.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belhaven Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Belhaven Employment by Age

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Belhaven Employment by Race

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Belhaven 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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74.71%

Born in Belhaven

95.47%

Native Born

4.53%

Foreign Born

2.29%

Non Citizen

2.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.47% of Belhaven residents were born in the United States, with 74.71% having been born in North Carolina. 2.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Belhaven Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,575-2-0.13%
20201,577-2-0.13%
20191,579-2-0.13%
20181,58130.19%
20171,578-11-0.69%
20161,589-13-0.81%
20151,602-9-0.56%
20141,611-6-0.37%
20131,617-26-1.58%
20121,643-28-1.68%
20111,671-20-1.18%
20101,6910.00%

Belhaven Population by Year