Belmont, California Population 2022

28,835
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Belmont is a city located in San Mateo County California. With a 2020 population of 28,835, it is the 274th largest city in California and the 1576th largest city in the United States. Belmont is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 1.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,335 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Belmont has a population density of 6,222 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belmont is $201,232 with a poverty rate of 5.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,546 per month, and the median house value is $1.60 Mn. The median age in Belmont is 40.9 years, 39 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Belmont Demographics

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

  • White: 56.04%
  • Asian: 30.63%
  • Two or more races: 7.22%
  • Other race: 3.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.42%
  • Black or African American: 1.25%
  • Native American: 0.21%
The current population of Belmont, California is 28,835 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 28,335.

Belmont, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,11156.04%
Black or African American3381.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.21%
Asian8,26030.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3831.42%
Some Other Race8693.22%
Two or More Races1,9467.22%
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Belmont Population by Race

Belmont Population Pyramid 2022

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Belmont Median Age

39.3


Total

38.5


Male

41.1


Female

Belmont Adults

There are 20,640 adults, (3,999 of whom are seniors) in Belmont.

Belmont Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Belmont Sex Ratio

Female

13,512

50.11%

Male

13,451

49.89%

Belmont Population by Age

Belmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.8%29.2%
All57.5%42.5%
Male53.9%46.1%
Female51.5%48.5%
Non Family32.1%67.9%

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belmont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3792.5457.5
Married6,3693.170.8
Male2823.0253.9
Female5833.0851.5
Non Family3,1451.2632.1

3.03

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Belmont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2901.51%
9th to 12th Grade2931.52%
High School Graduate1,7018.83%
Some College2,53313.15%
Associates Degree1,4507.53%
Bachelors Degree6,74335.02%
Graduate Degree6,24632.44%
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Belmont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belmont Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian5,9435,8254,866
2+ Races858834683
White10,2009,9906,652
Native American563535
Hispanic1,9131,702782
Islander17516838
Black29529361
Other Race40730666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 99.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.88%.

Belmont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$102,642$121,523$77,230
Less Than 9th Grade$23,646$$20,000
High School Graduate$31,438$53,274$29,612
Some College$61,793$72,319$50,833
Bachelors Degree$101,454$119,599$75,929
Graduate Degree$136,467$160,673$114,698

$102,642

Average Earnings

$121,523

Average Male

$77,230

Average Female

Belmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belmont Language by Age

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Belmont Language

64.55% of Belmont residents speak only English, while 35.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 16.99% of the population.

Belmont Language

Belmont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native564376.79%
Black3145517.52%
Hispanic3,1063089.92%
Asian8,1515877.20%
Islander376266.91%
White12,8685274.10%
Other45NaN%
Multiple1,9021065.57%

5.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.33%

Male Poverty Rate

6.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Native, with 76.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Multiple, with 5.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.00%.

Belmont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.99%
High School12.73%
Some College9.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%

Belmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.17%
Male Unemployed43.19%
Female Employed1.52%
Female Unemployed55.33%

Belmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belmont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$160,046$204,649
Families$212,155$248,159
Married Families$226,164-
Non Families$81,435$98,047
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Income by Household Type

Belmont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Belmont Married by Age and Sex

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Belmont 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.

Belmont Marital Status by Race

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Belmont Marital Status

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692

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War182
First Gulf War144
Vietnam219
Korea44
World War II55

Belmont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3440
35 to 5470
55 to 64148
65 to 74175
75+259

Belmont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5514.51%
Black195.62%
Native American2239.29%
Asian580.92%
Islander2211.89%
Other Race203.50%
Hispanic1365.69%

Belmont Veterans by Race

Belmont Veterans by Education

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3.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belmont Veterans by Education

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71.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Belmont Employment by Age

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Belmont Employment by Race

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Belmont 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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49.61%

Born in Belmont

69.68%

Native Born

30.32%

Foreign Born

13.07%

Non Citizen

17.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.68% of Belmont residents were born in the United States, with 49.61% having been born in California. 13.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Belmont Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802020.00%
19309847823.22%
19401,2292452.25%
19505,5674,33816.31%
196015,99610,42911.13%
197023,5387,5423.94%
198024,5059670.40%
199024,127-378-0.16%
200025,1239960.41%
201025,8357120.28%
201126,0852500.97%
201226,3352500.96%
201326,5852500.95%
201426,8352500.94%
201527,0852500.93%
201627,3352500.92%
201727,5852500.91%
201827,8352500.91%
201928,0852500.90%
202028,3352500.89%
202128,5852500.88%
202228,8352500.87%

Belmont Population by Year