Belt, Montana Population 2021

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Belt is a city located in Cascade County Montana. With a 2020 population of 564, it is the 78th largest city in Montana and the 12801st largest city in the United States . Belt is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 597 in 2010. Belt reached it's highest population of 586 in 2011. Spanning over 0 miles, Belt has a population density of 1,669 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belt is $46,987 with a poverty rate of 12.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $375 per month, and the median house value is $127,400. The median age in Belt is 54.4 years, 49.8 years for males, and 55.5 years for females.

Belt Demographics

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

  • White: 97.67%
  • Native American: 1.36%
  • Two or more races: 0.97%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Belt, Montana is 564 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 564.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 597.

Belt, Montana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50297.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native71.36%
Two or More Races50.97%
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Belt Population by Race

Belt Population Pyramid $2021

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Belt Median Age

54.4


Total

49.8


Male

55.5


Female

Belt Adults

There are 416 adults, (168 of whom are seniors) in Belt.

Belt Age Dependency

107.3

Age Dependency Ratio

67.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Belt Sex Ratio

Female

232

45.14%

Male

282

54.86%

Belt Population by Age

Belt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belt Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All73.2%26.8%
Female65%35%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Male43.8%56.3%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belt Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2761.8673.2
Non Family1201.0463.3
Married1202.5188.3
Female202.7565
Male162.0643.8

2.48

Average Family Size

1.86

Average Household Size

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Belt Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade184.44%
9th to 12th Grade399.63%
High School Graduate18846.42%
Some College10726.42%
Associates Degree194.69%
Bachelors Degree235.68%
Graduate Degree112.72%
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Belt Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belt Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White38132434
Hispanic1616
2+ Races55
Native American33

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 white people with a rate of 8.92%.

Belt Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,583$36,250$22,778
Less Than 9th Grade$30,893$$
High School Graduate$21,806$22,083$17,273
Some College$39,167$47,250$16,250
Bachelors Degree$31,875$35,000$
Graduate Degree$41,250$$

$29,583

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$22,778

Average Female

Belt Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belt Language by Age

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Belt Language

99.60% of Belt residents speak only English, while 0.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.40% of the population.

Belt Language

Belt Poverty by Race

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12.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.99%

Male Poverty Rate

14.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belt

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belt is White, with 13.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belt is White, with 13.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.58%.

Belt Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.05%
Some College16.67%
High School9.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%

Belt Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Belt Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belt Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,214$46,987
Families$51,786$58,342
Married Families$60,192-
Non Families$18,571$31,371
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Income by Household Type

Belt Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Belt Married by Age and Sex

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Belt 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 45-54.

Belt Marital Status by Race

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Belt Marital Status

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74

Number of Veterans

70

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War31
Vietnam21
Korea12
Second Gulf War8
World War II

Belt Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6424
75+23
65 to 7415
35 to 5412
18 to 34

Belt Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7217.65%
Hispanic850.00%
2+ Races240.00%

Belt Veterans by Race

Belt Veterans by Education

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5.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belt Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Belt Employment by Age

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Belt Employment by Race

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Belt 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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63.62%

Born in Belt

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Belt residents were born in the United States, with 63.62% having been born in Montana. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Belt Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215640.00%
20205640.00%
20195640.00%
2018564-3-0.53%
2017567-3-0.53%
2016570-5-0.87%
2015575-8-1.37%
2014583-3-0.51%
201358610.17%
2012585-1-0.17%
201158650.86%
20105810.00%

Belt Population by Year