Belmont, California Population 2021

26,673
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Belmont is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 26,673, it is the 261st largest city in California and the 1447th largest city in the United States. Belmont is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually but its population has increased by 3.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,835 in 2010. Belmont reached it's highest population of 27,204 in 2015. Spanning over 5 miles, Belmont has a population density of 5,756 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belmont is $201,232 with a poverty rate of 4.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,342 per month, and the median house value is $1.53 Mn. The median age in Belmont is 40.9 years, 39 years for males, and 43.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.6 males.

Belmont Demographics

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

  • White: 62.24%
  • Asian: 27.48%
  • Two or more races: 5.51%
  • Other race: 2.47%
  • Black or African American: 1.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.23%
The current population of Belmont, California is 26,673, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,075.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,835.

Belmont, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,86562.24%
Asian7,44627.48%
Two or More Races1,4935.51%
Some Other Race6682.47%
Black or African American3071.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2570.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native610.23%
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Belmont Population by Race

Belmont Population Pyramid 2021

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Belmont Median Age

40.9


Total

39


Male

43.3


Female

Belmont Adults

There are 20,864 adults, (4,538 of whom are seniors) in Belmont.

Belmont Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Belmont Sex Ratio

Female

13,643

50.35%

Male

13,454

49.65%

Belmont Population by Age

Belmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.7%26.3%
All60.8%39.2%
Male53.9%46.1%
Female42.4%57.6%
Non Family38%62%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belmont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2852.5860.8
Married6,3513.1173.7
Non Family2,9331.2238
Female6843.0342.4
Male3173.353.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Belmont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4232.18%
9th to 12th Grade4112.12%
High School Graduate1,7819.17%
Some College2,92615.06%
Associates Degree1,3226.80%
Bachelors Degree5,97230.73%
Graduate Degree6,59633.95%
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Belmont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belmont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,79910,5126,806
Asian5,6725,5264,504
Hispanic2,0951,745820
Multiple Races513482369
Other Race40929462
Black27026544
Islander15915164
Native American614646

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.41%.

Belmont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$100,806$120,191$79,493
Less Than High School$20,662$27,583$18,036
High School Grad$41,290$53,864$34,318
Some College$62,679$70,486$52,917
Bachelors Degree$95,496$104,364$90,453
Graduate Degree$138,625$161,952$106,938

$100,806

Average Earnings

$120,191

Average Male

$79,493

Average Female

Belmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belmont Language by Age

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Belmont Language

64.18% of Belmont residents speak only English, while 35.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 15.87% of the population.

Belmont Language

Belmont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,3725513.83%
Hispanic3,0882638.52%
Asian7,3571582.15%
Other6278213.08%
Black2874917.07%
Islander2494819.28%
Multiple1,455473.23%
Native612540.98%

4.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.56%

Male Poverty Rate

4.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Native, with 40.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Asian, with 2.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.57%.

Belmont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.28%
High School8.95%
Some College4.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%

Belmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.98%
Male Unemployed9.04%
Female Employed1.79%
Male Employed1.44%

Belmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belmont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$156,052$201,232
Families$196,389$243,094
Married Families$207,319-
Non Families$67,169$88,081
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Income by Household Type

Belmont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

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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798

Number of Veterans

723

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam254
Second Gulf War150
First Gulf War144
World War II66
Korea59

Belmont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+297
65 to 74227
35 to 54134
18 to 3474
55 to 6466

Belmont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6444.87%
Hispanic994.11%
Asian901.52%
Black289.12%
Hawaiian2615.38%
Indian1016.39%

Belmont Veterans by Race

Belmont Veterans by Education

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1.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belmont Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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 California

69.54%

Native Born

30.46%

Foreign Born

13.24%

Non Citizen

17.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.54% of Belmont residents were born in the United States, with 49.61% having been born in California. 13.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Belmont Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,673-134-0.50%
202026,807-134-0.50%
201926,941-134-0.49%
201827,075180.07%
201727,057-120-0.44%
201627,177-27-0.10%
201527,2041910.71%
201427,0132430.91%
201326,7702610.98%
201226,5093361.28%
201126,1733031.17%
201025,8707470.29%
200025,1239960.41%
199024,127-378-0.16%
198024,5059670.40%
197023,5387,5423.94%
196015,99610,42911.13%
19505,5674,33816.31%
19401,2292452.25%
19309847823.22%
18802020.00%

Belmont Population by Year