Belton, SC


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Belton is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 4,336 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Belton is the 87th largest community in South Carolina.

Belton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Belton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belton who work in sales jobs (14.50%), office and administrative support (9.14%), and management occupations (6.83%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Belton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Belton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small city, Belton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Belton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.78% of adults 25 and older in Belton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Belton in 2010 was $18,064, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,256 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 English, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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