Belmont, Massachusetts Population 2024

26,997

Belmont is a city located in Middlesex County Massachusetts. Belmont has a 2024 population of 26,997. Belmont is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 3.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,158 in 2020.

The average household income in Belmont is $227,993 with a poverty rate of 3.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Belmont is 42 years, 41.7 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Belmont Demographics

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

  • White: 72.39%
  • Asian: 18.08%
  • Two or more races: 6.49%
  • Black or African American: 1.75%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,808.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.21% (839)
The current population of Belmont, Massachusetts is 26,997 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,158.

Belmont, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,54272.39%
Asian4,88118.08%
Two or more races1,7516.49%
Black or African American4731.75%
Other race3361.24%
Native American140.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Belmont Population by Race

Belmont Population Pyramid 2024

Belmont Median Age

42

Total

41.7

Male

42.3

Female

Belmont Adults

There are 20,442 adults, (4,763 of whom are seniors) in Belmont.

Belmont Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Belmont Sex Ratio

Female14,40253.35%
Male12,59546.65%

Belmont Population by Age

Belmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,4312.5663.536.5
Married6,5563.1574.625.4
Non Family2,8551.1846.853.2
Female6862.623664
Male3342.7644.355.7
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3.06

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belmont Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belmont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belmont Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Belmont Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$103,471

Average Earnings

$128,048

Average Male

$79,965

Average Female

Belmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belmont Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belmont Language

69.19% of Belmont residents speak only English, while 30.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 13.04% of the population.

Belmont Language

Belmont Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,9225733.03%
Asian4,8682214.54%
Hispanic1,24613310.67%
Other3367722.92%
Multiple1,713683.97%
Black4726213.14%
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3.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.52%

Male Poverty Rate

5.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Other, with 22.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belmont is White, with 3.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 5.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.7%.

Belmont Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.43%
Less Than 9th Grade8.86%
Some College7.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%
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Belmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed12.15%
Female Unemployed5.28%
Female Employed2.82%
Male Employed0.65%
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Belmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belmont Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belmont Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Belmont Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Belmont Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Belmont Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belmont Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

504

Number of Veterans

464

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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Belmont Veterans by War

count

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Belmont Veterans by Age

count

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Belmont Veterans by Race

Belmont Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belmont Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Belmont Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belmont Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belmont 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

44.77%

Born in Belmont

74.38%

Native Born

25.62%

Foreign Born

11.87%

Non Citizen

13.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.38% of Belmont residents were born in the United States, with 44.77% having been born in Massachusetts. 11.87% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202426,997
202326,997
202226,997-59-0.22%
202127,0568983.43%
202026,158450.17%
201926,113700.27%
201826,043780.3%
201725,9654101.6%
201625,5552180.86%
201525,3371640.65%
201425,1732300.92%
201324,9431840.74%
201224,7592110.86%
201124,548-181-0.73%
201024,729
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Belmont Population by Year