Belmar, New Jersey Population 2024

5,791

Belmar is a city located in Monmouth County New Jersey. Belmar has a 2024 population of 5,791. Belmar is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -1.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,889 in 2020.

The average household income in Belmar is $141,571 with a poverty rate of 7.4%. The median age in Belmar is 45.3 years: 40.8 years for males, and 52.2 years for females.

Belmar Demographics

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

  • White: 85.74%
  • Black or African American: 6.31%
  • Two or more races: 4.29%
  • Other race: 2.79%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,541.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.66% (-98)
The current population of Belmar, New Jersey is 5,791 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,889.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,03985.74%
Black or African American3716.31%
Two or more races2524.29%
Other race1642.79%
Asian510.87%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Belmar Population by Race

Belmar Population Pyramid 2024

Belmar Median Age

45.3

Total

40.8

Male

52.2

Female

Belmar Adults

There are 5,093 adults, (1,030 of whom are seniors) in Belmar.

Belmar Age Dependency

44.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Belmar Sex Ratio

Female2,41541.09%
Male3,46258.91%

Belmar Population by Age

Belmar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6992.1750.949.1
Non Family1,4391.2835.664.4
Married8483.1776.523.5
Male2182.5965.634.4
Female1943.9735.664.4

3.12

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

50.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belmar Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2144.58%
Associates Degree3717.95%
Bachelors Degree1,66435.65%
Graduate Degree67214.4%
High School Graduate78416.8%
Less Than 9th Grade1222.61%
Some College84118.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belmar Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belmar Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,8473,7142,052
Hispanic585421191
Black23817954
2+ Races22315429
Other Race1084242
Asian413232

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.05%.

Belmar Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$81,202$94,263$68,125
Graduate Degree$104,647$0$91,827
High School Graduate$35,809$54,063$14,067
Less Than 9th Grade$20,519$21,135$13,621
Overall$59,966$65,606$59,667
Some College$41,923$42,140$39,219

$59,966

Average Earnings

$65,606

Average Male

$59,667

Average Female

Belmar Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belmar Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belmar Language

83.23% of Belmar residents speak only English, while 16.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.27% of the population.

Belmar Language

Belmar Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,6863226.87%
Hispanic87710111.52%
Other1644426.83%
Black370359.46%

7.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.82%

Male Poverty Rate

8.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belmar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belmar is Other, with 26.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belmar is White, with 6.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.53%.

Belmar Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.9%
Less Than 9th Grade7.44%
High School5.61%
Bachelors or Greater5.35%

Belmar Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.3%
Male Unemployed14.86%
Male Employed4.87%
Female Employed4.18%

Belmar Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belmar Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$141,293$192,373
Households$89,736$141,571
Married Families$182,941$-999,999,999
Non Families$53,412$91,981

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belmar Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Belmar Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Belmar 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.

Belmar Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belmar Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

308

Number of Veterans

300

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam118
First Gulf War77
Second Gulf War27
Korea19
World War II0

Belmar Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74110
35 to 54101
75+60
55 to 6437
18 to 340

Belmar Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2686.03%
2+ Races259.92%
Hispanic182.65%
Black156.3%

Belmar Veterans by Race

Belmar Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belmar Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Belmar Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belmar Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belmar 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

68.35%

Born in Belmar

90.69%

Native Born

9.31%

Foreign Born

5.05%

Non Citizen

4.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.69% of Belmar residents were born in the United States, with 68.35% having been born in New Jersey. 5.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Belmar Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,670-24-0.42%
20285,694-24-0.42%
20275,718-25-0.44%
20265,743-24-0.42%
20255,767-24-0.41%
20245,791-25-0.43%
20235,816-28-0.48%
20225,844-46-0.78%
20215,89010.02%
20205,8893215.77%
20195,568-31-0.55%
20185,599-61-1.08%
20175,660-20-0.35%
20165,680-2-0.04%
20155,682-17-0.3%
20145,699-38-0.66%
20135,737-24-0.42%
20125,761-20-0.35%
20115,781-25-0.43%
20105,80600%
20006,0451682.86%
19905,877-894-13.2%
19806,77198917.1%
19705,78259211.41%
19605,19055411.95%
19504,6361,20134.96%
19403,435-56-1.6%
19303,491-2,179-38.43%
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Belmar Population by Year