Belwood, North Carolina Population 2024

879

Belwood is a city located in Burke County, Catawba County, Cleveland County, and Lincoln County North Carolina. Belwood has a 2024 population of 879. Belwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 1.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 862 in 2020.

The average household income in Belwood is $62,458 with a poverty rate of 24.04%. The median age in Belwood is 46.6 years: 46.3 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Belwood Demographics

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

  • White: 92.02%
  • Other race: 5.26%
  • Black or African American: 1.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
12.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
71.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.97% (17)
The current population of Belwood, North Carolina is 879 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 862.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,01592.02%
Other race585.26%
Black or African American131.18%
Two or more races100.91%
Asian50.45%
Native American20.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Belwood Population by Race

Belwood Population Pyramid 2024

Belwood Median Age

46.6

Total

46.3

Male

48.3

Female

Belwood Adults

There are 829 adults, (195 of whom are seniors) in Belwood.

Belwood Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Belwood Sex Ratio

Female55250.05%
Male55149.95%

Belwood Population by Age

Belwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All368377.222.8
Married2103.2688.111.9
Non Family1041.0967.332.7
Female325.0946.953.1
Male226.4563.636.4

3.59

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Belwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade9211.6%
Associates Degree526.56%
Bachelors Degree577.19%
Graduate Degree374.67%
High School Graduate34743.76%
Less Than 9th Grade222.77%
Some College18623.46%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Belwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White72462978
Hispanic503110
Other Race16120
Black880
2+ Races663
Asian553

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60%.

Belwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$82,917
High School Graduate$37,865$47,721$36,250
Less Than 9th Grade$43,125$43,906$0
Overall$33,214$48,333$16,851
Some College$0$57,917$16,336

$33,214

Average Earnings

$48,333

Average Male

$16,851

Average Female

Belwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Belwood Language

93.25% of Belwood residents speak only English, while 6.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.75% of the population.

Belwood Language

Belwood Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White98119219.57%
Hispanic946670.21%
Other584068.97%
Black8675%

24.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.81%

Male Poverty Rate

24.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belwood is Black, with 75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belwood is White, with 19.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.57%.

Belwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.82%
High School19.6%
Bachelors or Greater12.77%
Some College12.61%

Belwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed15.05%
Male Employed0%

Belwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$47,120$67,756
Households$46,355$62,458
Married Families$47,373$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,875$40,604

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Belwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Belwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Belwood 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.

Belwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Belwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

65

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam29
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War9
Korea1
World War II0

Belwood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7430
75+13
55 to 6411
35 to 549
18 to 342

Belwood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White536.76%
Other Race1254.55%
Hispanic1221.43%

Belwood Veterans by Race

Belwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.9%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Belwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Belwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Belwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.48%

Born in Belwood

97.19%

Native Born

2.81%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

2.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.19% of Belwood residents were born in the United States, with 58.48% having been born in North Carolina. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Belwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202990150.56%
202889640.45%
202789240.45%
202688850.57%
202588340.46%
202487940.46%
202387560.69%
202286940.46%
202186530.35%
2020862-91-9.55%
201995350.53%
201894870.74%
201794110.11%
201694030.32%
2015937-1-0.11%
201493800%
2013938-4-0.42%
2012942-3-0.32%
2011945-2-0.21%
201094700%

Belwood Population by Year