Belmont, North Carolina Population 2024

15,635

Belmont is a city located in Gaston County North Carolina. Belmont has a 2024 population of 15,635. Belmont is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 3.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,047 in 2020.

The average household income in Belmont is $129,729 with a poverty rate of 10.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Belmont is 37.9 years, 37.9 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Belmont Demographics

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

  • White: 86.49%
  • Black or African American: 5.84%
  • Two or more races: 4.6%
  • Asian: 2.55%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
12.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,291.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.91% (588)
The current population of Belmont, North Carolina is 15,635 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,047.

Belmont, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,83786.49%
Black or African American8675.84%
Two or more races6834.6%
Asian3792.55%
Other race720.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.03%
Native American
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Belmont Population by Race

Belmont Population Pyramid 2024

Belmont Median Age

37.9

Total

37.9

Male

37.9

Female

Belmont Adults

There are 11,767 adults, (2,316 of whom are seniors) in Belmont.

Belmont Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Belmont Sex Ratio

Female8,28055.79%
Male6,56244.21%

Belmont Population by Age

Belmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,0492.3369.130.9
Married2,6173.1290.89.2
Non Family2,5171.2554.245.8
Female6633.214852
Male2522.648.451.6
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

69.1%

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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 72.39%.

Belmont Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$59,527

Average Earnings

$72,685

Average Male

$53,564

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

94.33% of Belmont residents speak only English, while 5.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Belmont Language

Belmont Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,1201,0388.56%
Black77815620.05%
Hispanic43513330.57%
Multiple65011016.92%
Asian3734411.8%
Other631320.63%
Islander11100%
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10.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.86%

Male Poverty Rate

13.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belmont is White, with 8.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.16%.

Belmont Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.79%
High School20.07%
Some College8.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.77%
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Belmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed78.35%
Female Employed8.15%
Male Employed3.15%
Male Unemployed
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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

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Belmont Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belmont Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

961

Number of Veterans

961

Male Veterans

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

2.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belmont Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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

56.77%

Born in Belmont

95.03%

Native Born

4.97%

Foreign Born

2.06%

Non Citizen

2.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.03% of Belmont residents were born in the United States, with 56.77% having been born in North Carolina. 2.06% 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
202916,3401410.87%
202816,1991410.88%
202716,0581410.89%
202615,9171410.89%
202515,7761410.9%
202415,6351410.91%
202315,4941410.92%
202215,3531410.93%
202115,2121651.1%
202015,0472,53320.24%
201912,514410.33%
201812,4733532.91%
201712,1204053.46%
201611,7152712.37%
201511,4444143.75%
201411,0303883.65%
201310,6422202.11%
201210,4221691.65%
201110,253230.22%
201010,2301,52517.52%
20008,7052713.21%
19908,4343,82783.07%
19804,607-207-4.3%
19704,814-193-3.85%
19605,007-323-6.06%
19505,33097422.36%
19404,3562355.7%
19304,1211,18040.12%
19202,941
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Belmont Population by Year