Belmont, North Carolina Population 2021

12,750
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Belmont is a city located in Gaston County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 12,750, it is the 76th largest city in North Carolina and the 2596th largest city in the United States . Belmont is currently growing at a rate of 0.76% annually and its population has increased by 26.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,076 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Belmont has a population density of 1,053 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belmont is $95,238 with a poverty rate of 13.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,013 per month, and the median house value is $210,600. The median age in Belmont is 34.9 years, 33.7 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Belmont Demographics

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

  • White: 74.40%
  • Black or African American: 13.70%
  • Two or more races: 7.15%
  • Asian: 3.59%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Belmont, North Carolina is 12,750 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,750.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,076.

Belmont, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,96874.40%
Black or African American1,65213.70%
Two or More Races8627.15%
Asian4333.59%
Some Other Race900.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.02%
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Belmont Population by Race

Belmont Population Pyramid $2021

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Belmont Median Age

34.9


Total

33.7


Male

36.2


Female

Belmont Adults

There are 9,054 adults, (1,492 of whom are seniors) in Belmont.

Belmont Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Belmont Sex Ratio

Female

6,493

53.87%

Male

5,561

46.13%

Belmont Population by Age

Belmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female34.3%65.7%
Non Family50%50%
All66.4%33.6%
Married85.7%14.3%
Male88%12%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belmont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3942.5966.4
Married2,1943.3485.7
Non Family1,4721.2150
Female6363.2434.3
Male922.5488

3.22

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Belmont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2643.50%
9th to 12th Grade5467.23%
High School Graduate1,41818.78%
Some College1,44319.11%
Associates Degree6068.03%
Bachelors Degree2,16228.63%
Graduate Degree1,11214.73%
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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
White6,0685,5552,697
Black900732324
Asian282195113
2+ Races13810350
Hispanic12511864
Other Race3535
Native American333333
Islander22

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%.

Belmont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,353$52,636$44,764
Less Than 9th Grade$25,862$26,576$22,955
High School Graduate$39,107$42,826$32,411
Some College$43,173$53,884$33,039
Bachelors Degree$60,079$68,545$48,750
Graduate Degree$58,896$43,173$61,618

$47,353

Average Earnings

$52,636

Average Male

$44,764

Average Female

Belmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belmont Language by Age

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Belmont Language

93.99% of Belmont residents speak only English, while 6.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Belmont Language

Belmont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,59667642.36%
White8,2896347.65%
Multiple84614817.49%
Hispanic2834917.31%
Asian433204.62%

13.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.92%

Male Poverty Rate

17.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Black, with 42.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Asian, with 4.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.19%.

Belmont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.51%
High School17.81%
Some College9.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.29%

Belmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed77.04%
Female Employed9.09%
Male Unemployed8.46%
Male Employed1.81%

Belmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belmont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,650$95,238
Families$98,333$118,462
Married Families$109,350-
Non Families$32,439$42,470
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Income by Household Type

Belmont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

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 45-54.

Belmont Marital Status by Race

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Belmont Marital Status

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577

Number of Veterans

530

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War203
Vietnam149
Second Gulf War129
World War II23
Korea23

Belmont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54237
55 to 64107
65 to 7488
75+82
18 to 3463

Belmont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5257.15%
2+ Races3211.15%
Black201.92%

Belmont Veterans by Race

Belmont Veterans by Education

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3.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belmont Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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61.94%

Born in Belmont

95.06%

Native Born

4.94%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

2.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.06% of Belmont residents were born in the United States, with 61.94% having been born in North Carolina. 2.74% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,750960.76%
202012,654960.76%
201912,558960.77%
201812,4623492.88%
201712,1134033.44%
201611,7102672.33%
201511,4434153.76%
201411,0283853.62%
201310,6432192.10%
201210,4241681.64%
201110,256230.22%
201010,2331,5281.63%
20008,7052710.32%
19908,4343,8276.23%
19804,607-207-0.44%
19704,814-193-0.39%
19605,007-323-0.62%
19505,3309742.04%
19404,3562350.56%
19304,1211,1803.43%
19202,9410.00%

Belmont Population by Year