Belmont, North Carolina Population 2020

13,315

Belmont is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 13,315, it is the 75th largest city in North Carolina and the 2514th largest city in the United States. Belmont is currently growing at a rate of 3.18% annually and its population has increased by 32.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,076 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Belmont has a population density of 1,100 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belmont is $92,185 with a poverty rate of 11.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,010 per month, and the median house value is $194,600. The median age in Belmont is 37.2 years, 36 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.0 males.

Belmont Demographics

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

  • White: 74.58%
  • Black or African American: 12.75%
  • Two or more races: 7.19%
  • Asian: 4.44%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Belmont, North Carolina is 13,315, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,495.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,076.

Belmont, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,77774.58%
Black or African American1,50112.75%
Two or More Races8467.19%
Asian5224.44%
Some Other Race750.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%

Belmont Population Pyramid 2020

Belmont Median Age

37.2


Total

36


Male

38.4


Female

Belmont Adults

There are 8,955 adults, (1,606 of whom are seniors) in Belmont.

Belmont Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Belmont Sex Ratio

Female

6,260

53.20%

Male

5,508

46.80%

Belmont Households and Families

Belmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Belmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
Male71.4%28.6%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family50%50%
Female42.4%57.6%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3072.5966.7
Married2,2923.2681.8
Non Family1,3091.1450
Female5523.2642.4
Male1542.7371.4

3.18

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Belmont Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3344.36%
9th to 12th Grade4606.01%
High School Graduate1,65721.64%
Some College1,39018.16%
Associates Degree6558.56%
Bachelors Degree2,17128.36%
Graduate Degree98912.92%

Belmont Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0065,4662,502
Black902780305
Asian355273179
Multiple Races18114542
Hispanic180166106
Other Race3838
Native American343434
Islander11

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$44,464$53,875$40,505
Less Than High School$25,290$26,341$
High School Grad$40,362$41,316$38,684
Some College$39,342$52,684$30,670
Bachelors Degree$60,554$70,769$43,911
Graduate Degree$56,896$63,929$56,644

$44,464

Average Earnings

$53,875

Average Male

$40,505

Average Female

Belmont Language

Belmont Language by Age

Belmont Language

92.64% of Belmont residents speak only English, while 7.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.89% of the population.

Belmont Poverty

Belmont Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,1077138.79%
Black1,44943229.81%
Multiple82314817.98%
Hispanic3123210.26%
Asian521275.18%

11.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.88%

Male Poverty Rate

14.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Black, with 29.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belmont is Asian, with 5.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.09%
Some College10.08%
High School9.24%
Bachelors or Greater1.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.13%
Male Unemployed12.28%
Female Employed6.40%
Male Employed3.44%

Belmont Income

Belmont Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$70,506$92,185
Families$89,583$109,834
Married Families$106,090-
Non Families$35,208$47,451

Belmont Marital Status

Belmont Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Belmont Married by Age and Sex

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

Belmont Veterans

632

Number of Veterans

582

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam216
First Gulf War215
Second Gulf War133
World War II25
Korea23
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54226
65 to 74149
55 to 64114
75+85
18 to 3458
Name Veterans % of Total
White5527.71%
Black484.73%
2 or More329.30%

$Belmont Veterans by Education

3.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belmont Employment Status

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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

61.23%

Born in North Carolina

94.70%

Native Born

5.30%

Foreign Born

2.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.70% of Belmont residents were born in the United States, with 61.23% having been born in North Carolina. 2.47% 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
202013,3154103.18%
201912,9054103.28%
201812,4953572.94%
201712,1384103.50%
201611,7282752.40%
201511,4534183.79%
201411,0353903.66%
201310,6452202.11%
201210,4251711.67%
201110,254250.24%
201010,2291,5241.63%
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%