Belmont, NC

map preview
Please wait, loading your map...

Belmont profile

Living in Belmont

Belmont is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 12,558 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Belmont is the 88th largest community in North Carolina.

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

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Belmont is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Belmont is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belmont who work in management occupations (12.75%), office and administrative support (10.94%), and sales jobs (9.21%).

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.

The education level of Belmont ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Belmont, 41.27% 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 $34,536, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,144 for a family of four. However, Belmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Belmont is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Belmont include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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