Belton, South Carolina Population 2021

4,537
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Belton is a city located in Anderson County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,537, it is the 71st largest city in South Carolina and the 5041st largest city in the United States . Belton is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 9.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,134 in 2010. Belton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Belton has a population density of 1,202 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belton is $55,081 with a poverty rate of 25.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $683 per month, and the median house value is $96,400. The median age in Belton is 43.7 years, 42.2 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Belton Demographics

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

  • White: 79.04%
  • Black or African American: 14.54%
  • Two or more races: 5.38%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belton, South Carolina is 4,537 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,455.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,134.

Belton, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,45179.04%
Black or African American63514.54%
Two or More Races2355.38%
Some Other Race330.76%
Asian60.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.14%
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Belton Population by Race

Belton Population Pyramid $2021

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Belton Median Age

43.7


Total

42.2


Male

45.5


Female

Belton Adults

There are 3,443 adults, (830 of whom are seniors) in Belton.

Belton Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Belton Sex Ratio

Female

2,405

55.08%

Male

1,961

44.92%

Belton Population by Age

Belton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male27.1%72.9%
Female30.5%69.5%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
All58.9%41.1%
Married75.1%24.9%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9562.2358.9
Married8352.9175.1
Non Family7981.254.1
Female1902.3330.5
Male1333.9527.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Belton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2327.36%
9th to 12th Grade51416.31%
High School Graduate1,03632.87%
Some College56317.86%
Associates Degree36011.42%
Bachelors Degree2869.07%
Graduate Degree1615.11%
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Belton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3911,907420
Black56730527
Hispanic165165
2+ Races3030
Other Race1919
Asian66
Native American66

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 17.57%.

Belton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,662$41,336$21,442
Less Than 9th Grade$19,430$50,076$
High School Graduate$30,678$37,009$20,801
Some College$33,654$36,058$30,368
Bachelors Degree$41,196$$38,250
Graduate Degree$40,536$$37,917

$32,662

Average Earnings

$41,336

Average Male

$21,442

Average Female

Belton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belton Language by Age

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Belton Language

94.48% of Belton residents speak only English, while 5.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.37% of the population.

Belton Language

Belton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,27171821.95%
Black63530347.72%
Multiple2357431.49%
Hispanic2123215.09%
Other331957.58%
Native66100.00%

25.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.59%

Male Poverty Rate

28.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belton is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belton is Hispanic, with 15.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.85%.

Belton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.17%
High School28.86%
Some College22.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.01%

Belton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed79.01%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Male Employed11.60%
Female Employed9.00%

Belton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,976$55,081
Families$49,861$74,845
Married Families$65,625-
Non Families$22,425$25,770
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Income by Household Type

Belton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Belton Married by Age and Sex

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Belton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Belton Marital Status by Race

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Belton Marital Status

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177

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam96
First Gulf War34
World War II30
Korea22
Second Gulf War14

Belton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74105
75+38
35 to 5434
55 to 64
18 to 34

Belton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1635.94%
Black142.30%

Belton Veterans by Race

Belton Veterans by Education

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14.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belton Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Belton Employment by Age

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Belton Employment by Race

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Belton 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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70.87%

Born in Belton

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

1.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.05% of Belton residents were born in the United States, with 70.87% having been born in South Carolina. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Belton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,537410.91%
20204,496410.92%
20194,455410.93%
20184,414390.89%
20174,375521.20%
20164,323410.96%
20154,282370.87%
20144,245330.78%
20134,212210.50%
20124,19190.22%
20114,182160.38%
20104,166-295-0.68%
20004,461-185-0.41%
19904,646-666-1.33%
19805,312550.10%
19705,2571510.29%
19605,1061,7354.24%
19503,3710.00%

Belton Population by Year