Belton, MO


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Belton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 23,168 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Belton is the 28th largest community in Missouri.

Unlike some cities, Belton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Belton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Belton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belton who work in office and administrative support (16.77%), sales jobs (9.01%), and management occupations (8.14%).

The citizens of Belton are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.15% of adults in Belton having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Belton in 2010 was $22,417, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,668 for a family of four. However, Belton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Belton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Belton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Belton include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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