Belton, South Carolina Population 2020

4,504

Belton is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,504, it is the 68th largest city in South Carolina and the 5054th largest city in the United States. Belton is currently growing at a rate of 1.15% annually and its population has increased by 8.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,134 in 2010. Belton reached it's highest population of 5,312 in 1980. Spanning over 4 miles, Belton has a population density of 1,193 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belton is $39,515 with a poverty rate of 26.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $665 per month, and the median house value is $94,700. The median age in Belton is 45.5 years, 39.8 years for males, and 50.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.6 males.

Belton Demographics

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

  • White: 80.37%
  • Black or African American: 13.46%
  • Two or more races: 4.78%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belton, South Carolina is 4,504, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,402.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,134.

Belton, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,46380.37%
Black or African American58013.46%
Two or More Races2064.78%
Some Other Race441.02%
Asian80.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.19%

Belton Population Pyramid 2020

Belton Median Age

45.5


Total

39.8


Male

50.3


Female

Belton Adults

There are 3,498 adults, (906 of whom are seniors) in Belton.

Belton Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Belton Sex Ratio

Female

2,249

52.19%

Male

2,060

47.81%

Belton Households and Families

Belton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Belton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.8%
All56.4%43.6%
Non Family47.3%52.7%
Female37.3%62.7%
Male26.5%73.5%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0142.1456.4
Non Family8401.1647.3
Married8002.7877.3
Female1932.3937.3
Male1813.5926.5

2.75

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Belton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2367.23%
9th to 12th Grade45914.07%
High School Graduate1,11534.18%
Some College58117.81%
Associates Degree39812.20%
Bachelors Degree33310.21%
Graduate Degree1404.29%

Belton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5122,050447
Black53531326
Hispanic193182
Other Race3322
Multiple Races2525
Asian88
Native American88

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 17.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,921$34,736$22,875
Less Than High School$15,881$42,337$
High School Grad$24,619$31,053$21,250
Some College$31,509$33,992$27,069
Bachelors Degree$41,654$53,125$37,917
Graduate Degree$37,250$78,523$36,250

$29,921

Average Earnings

$34,736

Average Male

$22,875

Average Female

Belton Language

Belton Language by Age

Belton Language

93.53% of Belton residents speak only English, while 6.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.95% of the population.

Belton Poverty

Belton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,27877123.52%
Black58025744.31%
Multiple2068440.78%
Hispanic2955819.66%
Other442250.00%
Native88100.00%

26.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.59%

Male Poverty Rate

29.92%

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 19.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.41%
High School28.79%
Some College22.68%
Bachelors or Greater1.69%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed24.41%
Male Employed12.28%
Female Employed10.41%

Belton Income

Belton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,991$39,515
Families$43,106$50,986
Married Families$61,007-
Non Families$19,342$22,859

Belton Marital Status

Belton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Belton Married by Age and Sex

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

Belton Veterans

204

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam105
World War II33
First Gulf War33
Korea20
Second Gulf War15

$Belton Veterans by Education

11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belton Employment Status

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Belton 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

70.20%

Born in South Carolina

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.35% of Belton residents were born in the United States, with 70.20% having been born in South Carolina. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,504511.15%
20194,453511.16%
20184,402420.96%
20174,360511.18%
20164,309390.91%
20154,270380.90%
20144,232340.81%
20134,198200.48%
20124,17880.19%
20114,170170.41%
20104,153-308-0.71%
20004,461-185-0.41%
19904,646-666-1.33%
19805,312550.10%
19705,2571510.29%
19605,1061,7354.24%
19503,3710.00%