Belmont, Massachusetts Population 2020

26,043

Belmont is a city located in Massachusetts. Belmont has a 2020 population of 26,043. Belmont is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,729 in 2010. Belmont reached it's highest population of 26,043 in 2018.

The average household income in Belmont is $164,570 with a poverty rate of 5.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,903 per month, and the median house value is $813,200. The median age in Belmont is 41.3 years, 40.3 years for males, and 42.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.2 males.

Belmont Demographics

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

  • White: 78.58%
  • Asian: 16.15%
  • Two or more races: 3.17%
  • Black or African American: 1.47%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Belmont, Massachusetts is 26,043, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,043.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,729.

Belmont, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,46578.58%
Asian4,20716.15%
Two or More Races8263.17%
Black or African American3841.47%
Some Other Race880.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%

Belmont Population Pyramid 2020

Belmont Median Age

41.3


Total

40.3


Male

42.3


Female

Belmont Adults

There are 19,451 adults, (4,349 of whom are seniors) in Belmont.

Belmont Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Belmont Sex Ratio

Female

13,985

53.70%

Male

12,058

46.30%

Belmont Households and Families

Belmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Belmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.1%26.9%
All63.9%36.1%
Female54.1%45.9%
Non Family50.3%49.7%
Male41.8%58.2%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7812.6363.9
Married5,7683.373.1
Non Family2,8681.2450.3
Female8702.8154.1
Male2752.6141.8

3.17

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Belmont Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2891.61%
9th to 12th Grade3481.94%
High School Graduate1,7869.95%
Some College1,6078.96%
Associates Degree8304.63%
Bachelors Degree4,39024.47%
Graduate Degree8,69148.44%

Belmont Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,01413,64010,115
Asian2,7112,5712,254
Hispanic681603401
Black275257168
Multiple Races237202137
Other Race696935
Native American171717
Islander555

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$73,373$88,309$62,025
Less Than High School$19,805$18,164$22,917
High School Grad$41,380$44,940$32,528
Some College$43,137$53,542$38,854
Bachelors Degree$67,910$83,649$54,646
Graduate Degree$92,922$121,195$79,525

$73,373

Average Earnings

$88,309

Average Male

$62,025

Average Female

Belmont Language

Belmont Language by Age

Belmont Language

70.08% of Belmont residents speak only English, while 29.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.45% of the population.

Belmont Poverty

Belmont Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,0646253.28%
Asian4,20756913.53%
Hispanic1,3111158.77%
Multiple80111514.36%
Black3845614.58%
Native682435.29%
Other881011.36%

5.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.70%

Male Poverty Rate

6.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Native, with 35.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belmont is White, with 3.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.09%.

Name Poverty
High School11.10%
Some College9.44%
Less Than High School9.12%
Bachelors or Greater3.15%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed12.20%
Female Unemployed9.73%
Female Employed2.42%
Male Employed1.21%

Belmont Income

Belmont Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$120,208$164,570
Families$154,968$198,004
Married Families$171,786-
Non Families$60,042$80,970

Belmont Marital Status

Belmont Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Belmont Married by Age and Sex

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

Belmont Veterans

796

Number of Veterans

703

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam257
World War II156
Korea107
First Gulf War50
Second Gulf War28
Age Group Veterans
75+370
65 to 74213
55 to 64107
35 to 5491
18 to 3415
Name Veterans % of Total
White7624.87%
Hispanic202.44%
Asian170.56%
Black103.29%
2 or More72.08%

$Belmont Veterans by Education

0.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belmont Employment Status

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Belmont Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

47.13%

Born in Massachusetts

75.52%

Native Born

24.48%

Foreign Born

12.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

75.52% of Belmont residents were born in the United States, with 47.13% having been born in Massachusetts. 12.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202026,0430.00%
201926,0430.00%
201826,043780.30%
201725,9654101.60%
201625,5552180.86%
201525,3371640.65%
201425,1732300.92%
201324,9431840.74%
201224,7592110.86%
201124,548-181-0.73%
201024,7290.00%