Belton, SC

Belton profile

Living in Belton

Belton is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 4,455 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Belton is the 87th largest community in South Carolina.

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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Belton who work in office and administrative support (11.32%), sales jobs (9.94%), and healthcare suport services (9.48%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Belton rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.18% of adults 25 and older in Belton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Belton in 2018 was $25,140, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,560 for a family of four. However, Belton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Belton is a very 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, German, Scottish, English, and Dutch.

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