Belton is a city located in Bell County Texas. It is also the county seat of Bell County. With a 2020 population of 23,973, it is the 128th largest city in Texas and the 1609th largest city in the United States . Belton is currently growing at a rate of 2.32% annually and its population has increased by 31.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,216 in 2010. Belton reached it's highest population of 23,973 in 2021. Spanning over 21 miles, Belton has a population density of 1,186 people per square mile.
The average household income in Belton is $73,858 with a poverty rate of 16.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $924 per month, and the median house value is $158,400. The median age in Belton is 28.3 years, 26.7 years for males, and 29 years for females.