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 has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Belmont, where the median household income is $71,650.00.
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.
Belmont is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.96% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Belmont is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belmont who work in management occupations (16.00%), office and administrative support (10.53%), and sales jobs (10.01%).
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 citizens of Belmont are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.36% 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 $35,558, 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 $142,232 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 Vietnamese and Spanish.