Belmont, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Belmont, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
26,158
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
5.4%
Median Home
$902,500
Median Income
$140,500
Median Rent
$2,062

Belmont SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
5

Belmont, MA Crime Report

198
Total Crimes
757.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-67.71%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Belmont
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 198 757.6 1,362.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 16 61.2 308.8 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 3 11.5 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 11 42.1 235.9 279.7
Property Crime 182 696.4 1,053.2 1,958.2
Burglary 86 329.0 149.7 314.2
Larceny 91 348.2 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 5 19.1 99.2 246.0

Belmont, MA Cost Of Living

181
Belmont's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Belmont Massachusetts National Average
Overall 181 132 100
Services 126 119 100
Groceries 115 112 100
Health 120 123 100
Housing 324 164 100
Transportation 110 109 100
Utilities 122 116 100

Rankings for Belmont in Massachusetts

Map Of Belmont, MA

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Population over time in Belmont

Year Population % Change
2020 26,158 0.4%
2019 26,043 0.3%
2018 25,965 1.6%
2017 25,555 0.9%
2016 25,337 0.7%
2015 25,173 0.9%
2014 24,943 0.7%
2013 24,759 0.9%
2012 24,548 0.8%
2011 24,356 -

Race / Ethnicity in Belmont

White
73.6% (19,264)
African American
1.1% (288)
American Indian
0.2% (65)
Asian
17.1% (4,461)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (70)
Two Or More
3.5% (913)
Hispanic
4.2% (1,097)
Race Belmont MA USA
White 73.6% 70.8% 60.1%
African American 1.1% 6.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 17.1% 6.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.8% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.5% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 4.2% 12.0% 18.2%

Gender in Belmont

Female
53.5% (13,984)
Male
46.5% (12,174)
Gender Belmont MA USA
Female 53.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Belmont for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (523)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (523)
High School / GED
9.0% (2,354)
Some College
7.0% (1,831)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (1,046)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (6,801)
Master's Degree
28.0% (7,324)
Professional Degree
9.0% (2,354)
Doctorate Degree
13.0% (3,400)
Education Belmont MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 9.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 7.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 28.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 9.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 13.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Belmont, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
4.6% (120,659)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.9% (49,324)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.5% (91,754)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.8% (73,456)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.8% (176,614)
$50,000 to $74,999
7.5% (195,707)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (239,728)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.5% (432,254)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.7% (359,592)
$200,000 or more
33.5% (876,706)
Income Belmont MA USA
Less than $10,000 4.6% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.9% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.5% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.8% 6.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.8% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 7.5% 13.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.5% 18.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.7% 10.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 33.5% 14.3% 8.3%

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