Belmont, North Carolina Population 2022

12,846
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Belmont is a city located in Gaston County North Carolina. Belmont has a 2020 population of 12,846. Belmont is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 25.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,233 in 2010.

The average household income in Belmont is $95,238 with a poverty rate of 14.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $969 per month, and the median house value is $249,500. 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: 80.52%
  • Black or African American: 11.08%
  • Two or more races: 4.50%
  • Asian: 3.38%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Belmont, North Carolina is 12,846 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,846.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,233.

Belmont, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,89780.52%
Black or African American1,36211.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.29%
Asian4153.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.02%
Some Other Race260.21%
Two or More Races5534.50%
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Belmont Population by Race

Belmont Population Pyramid 2022

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Belmont Median Age

35.4


Total

34.3


Male

36.2


Female

Belmont Adults

There are 9,224 adults, (1,560 of whom are seniors) in Belmont.

Belmont Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Belmont Sex Ratio

Female

6,764

55.03%

Male

5,528

44.97%

Belmont Population by Age

Belmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.9%11.1%
All68.4%31.6%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female35.5%64.5%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belmont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5152.5768.4
Married2,1033.2388.9
Male1383.01100
Female6393.6735.5
Non Family1,6351.2552.2

3.24

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Belmont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2292.87%
9th to 12th Grade5006.26%
High School Graduate1,63020.42%
Some College1,43918.03%
Associates Degree82510.34%
Bachelors Degree2,18027.31%
Graduate Degree1,17914.77%
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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
Native American232323
Hispanic797250
2+ Races11210757
Asian327254145
White6,7806,2622,857
Black676550250
Islander33
Other Race55

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$48,455$56,071$44,589
Less Than 9th Grade$25,714$26,658$24,261
High School Graduate$43,317$48,080$37,304
Some College$40,040$47,399$31,713
Bachelors Degree$62,511$72,143$52,813
Graduate Degree$69,321$86,058$68,929

$48,455

Average Earnings

$56,071

Average Male

$44,589

Average Female

Belmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belmont Language by Age

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Belmont Language

94.19% of Belmont residents speak only English, while 5.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Belmont Language

Belmont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,32863147.52%
Hispanic2089746.63%
White9,14894410.32%
Asian415184.34%
OtherNaN%

14.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.02%

Male Poverty Rate

19.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Black, with 47.52% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.44%.

Belmont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.34%
High School24.48%
Some College11.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

Belmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.94%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.71%
Female Unemployed89.01%

Belmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belmont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,968$112,623
Families$101,722$135,753
Married Families$115,179-
Non Families$38,259$65,623
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Income by Household Type

Belmont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

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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736

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War162
First Gulf War244
Vietnam176
Korea13
World War II15

Belmont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3492
35 to 54252
55 to 64192
65 to 7464
75+136

Belmont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6988.82%
Black70.91%
2+ Races3120.00%

Belmont Veterans by Race

Belmont Veterans by Education

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2.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belmont Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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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61.93%

Born in Belmont

94.66%

Native Born

5.34%

Foreign Born

2.23%

Non Citizen

3.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.66% of Belmont residents were born in the United States, with 61.93% having been born in North Carolina. 2.23% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19202,9410.00%
19304,1211,1803.43%
19404,3562350.56%
19505,3309742.04%
19605,007-323-0.62%
19704,814-193-0.39%
19804,607-207-0.44%
19908,4343,8276.23%
20008,7052710.32%
201010,2331,5281.63%
201110,256230.22%
201210,4241681.64%
201310,6432192.10%
201411,0283853.62%
201511,4434153.76%
201611,7102672.33%
201712,1134033.44%
201812,4623492.88%
201912,558960.77%
202012,654960.76%
202112,750960.76%
202212,846960.75%

Belmont Population by Year