|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Belhaven is 1,409. Belhaven, North Carolina is the 8,917th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Belhaven was in 1990, when its population was 2,288. In 1990, Belhaven was the 6,423rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,917th largest city in the US. Belhaven is currently 38.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Belhaven has shrunk 28.4% since the year 2000. Belhaven, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 99% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8976||Pine Knoll Shores||1,390||-8.1%|
|8911||Park River, North Dakota||1,412||-7.7%|
|8914||Whitmire, South Carolina||1,411||-8.2%|
|8917||Belhaven, North Carolina||1,409||-28.4%|
|8918||Queen City, Texas||1,409||-12.4%|
|8922||Lone Star, Texas||1,407||-13.4%|
The total voting age population of Belhaven, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,303. The voting age population is 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 26.7% of the residents of Belhaven are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Belhaven are 55.3% Black, 43.6% White, 0.5% American Indian and 0.5% Two or more races. Additionally, 6.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Belhaven, 23.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.3%. On a per-household basis, 18.6% of families are below the poverty line in Belhaven.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.2% of Belhaven residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.9% of Belhaven residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.5% have a bachelor's degree and 3.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Belhaven residents aged 5 and older, 8.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Belhaven is 11.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Belhaven, 21.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Belhaven is $31,667.
In Belhaven, 57.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.7% of housing units in Belhaven.
Of all the housing units in Belhaven, 14.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Belhaven, 25.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 260 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Belhaven is $712.
In Belhaven, 50.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.