Belmont, NC


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Belmont is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 10,533 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Belmont is the 88th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some cities, Belmont isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Belmont are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Belmont is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belmont who work in office and administrative support (10.94%), sales jobs (10.64%), and management occupations (8.70%).

Of important note, Belmont is also a city 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.

The education level of Belmont citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.23% of adults in Belmont have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Belmont in 2010 was $32,283, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,132 for a family of four. However, Belmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Belmont is a somewhat 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 Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

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