Belmont, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Belmont, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
26,113
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
6.0%
Median Home
$859,600
Median Income
$129,380
Median Rent
$2,002

Belmont SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
4

Belmont, MA Crime Report

185
Total Crimes
702.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-71.63%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Belmont
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 185 702.6 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 6 22.8 327.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 5 19.0 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 179 679.8 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 76 288.6 179.0 340.5
Larceny 98 372.2 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 19.0 89.0 219.9

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 181 131 100
Services 130 122 100
Groceries 108 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 324 165 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 115 114 100

Rankings for Belmont in Massachusetts

Map Of Belmont, MA

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Population over time in Belmont

Year Population % Change
2019 26,113 0.3%
2018 26,043 0.3%
2017 25,965 1.6%
2016 25,555 0.9%
2015 25,337 0.7%
2014 25,173 0.9%
2013 24,943 0.7%
2012 24,759 0.9%
2011 24,548 0.8%
2010 24,356 -

Race / Ethnicity in Belmont

White
73.2% (19,102)
African American
1.4% (373)
American Indian
0.2% (47)
Asian
17.2% (4,479)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (65)
Two Or More
3.5% (916)
Hispanic
4.3% (1,131)
Race Belmont MA USA
White 73.2% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 1.4% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 17.2% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.5% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.3% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Belmont

Female
53.6% (14,004)
Male
46.4% (12,109)
Gender Belmont MA USA
Female 53.6% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.4% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Belmont for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (783)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (522)
High School / GED
9.0% (2,350)
Some College
8.0% (2,089)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (1,044)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (6,267)
Master's Degree
29.0% (7,572)
Professional Degree
9.0% (2,350)
Doctorate Degree
12.0% (3,133)
Education Belmont MA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 9.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 8.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 29.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 9.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 12.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Belmont, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
4.7% (121,536)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.2% (57,443)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.9% (74,996)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.1% (108,239)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.1% (158,236)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.2% (240,412)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (308,228)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.6% (382,426)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.2% (345,726)
$200,000 or more
31.2% (814,053)
Income Belmont MA USA
Less than $10,000 4.7% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.2% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.9% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.1% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.1% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.2% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.6% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.2% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 31.2% 13.2% 7.7%

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