Belmont, MI

Belmont profile

Living in Belmont

Belmont is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 9,827 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Belmont is the 131st largest community in Michigan.

Belmont real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Belmont house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Belmont is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Belmont is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belmont who work in management occupations (15.18%), sales jobs (12.76%), and office and administrative support (8.67%).

Also of interest is that Belmont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Belmont is also a town of artists. Belmont has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Belmont’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.84% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Belmont is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Belmont a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Belmont has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Belmont’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Belmont is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Belmont ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Belmont, 40.91% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Belmont in 2018 was $38,920, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,680 for a family of four.

The people who call Belmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belmont residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Belmont include German, Dutch, English, Irish, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Belmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.