Belmont is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 9,445 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Belmont is the 122nd 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.
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.97% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Belmont really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Belmont perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small town, Belmont does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Belmont are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.58% of adults in Belmont have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Belmont in 2018 was $40,980, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $163,920 for a family of four.
Belmont is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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.