Latest Data (2018)
Population 23,598
Nationwide Rank 1607

Quick Facts

Belton, Missouri is the 1,607th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Belton, Missouri is a city.

Belton, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Belton had its largest population ever.

Belton, Missouri's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Belton, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1597 Rolling Meadows, Illinois 23,748 -3.6%
1598 Pelham, Alabama 23,744 62.2%
1599 Kerrville, Texas 23,729 15.5%
1600 Forney, Texas 23,727 311.3%
1601 Zion, Illinois 23,705 3.0%
1602 Van Buren, Arkansas 23,691 24.1%
1603 Tumwater, Washington 23,688 60.6%
1604 Jacksonville Beach, Florida 23,669 12.7%
1605 Carteret, New Jersey 23,652 13.4%
1606 Watertown, Wisconsin 23,625 8.4%
1607 Belton, Missouri 23,598 7.6%
1608 North Augusta, South Carolina 23,584 32.9%
1609 Benbrook, Texas 23,566 16.3%
1610 Romulus, Michigan 23,554 2.2%
1611 Oakdale, California 23,455 48.5%
1612 South Elgin, Illinois 23,447 41.8%
1613 Greenwood, South Carolina 23,407 4.5%
1614 Oak Harbor, Washington 23,401 18.1%
1615 Lisle, Illinois 23,394 3.4%
1616 Roseburg, Oregon 23,379 15.6%
1617 Venice, Florida 23,376 26.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
897 Jefferson City 42,838 5.5%
939 Wentzville 41,164 451.2%
975 Cape Girardeau 39,853 12.3%
1096 Wildwood 35,517 7.4%
1123 University City 34,322 -8.9%
1210 Liberty 31,779 20.5%
1267 Ballwin 30,188 -3.5%
1311 Raytown 28,993 -4.1%
1356 Kirkwood 27,758 1.4%
1379 Gladstone 27,317 3.5%
1402 Maryland Heights 27,016 -0.4%
1497 Hazelwood 25,204 -3.7%
1515 Grandview 24,962 0.7%
1607 Belton 23,598 7.6%
1645 Webster Groves 22,889 -1.5%
1700 Nixa 21,868 76.0%
1705 Raymore 21,784 93.2%
1711 Sedalia 21,718 6.8%
1756 Arnold 21,073 5.5%
1780 Ferguson 20,730 -7.3%
1801 Rolla 20,390 23.6%
1811 Warrensburg 20,262 23.4%
1817 Ozark 20,188 96.7%
1921 Farmington 18,843 34.7%
1932 Creve Coeur 18,717 11.6%
1977 Manchester 18,172 -5.1%
2034 Kirksville 17,566 1.5%
2042 Hannibal 17,533 -1.2%
2079 Poplar Bluff 17,043 0.4%
2092 Clayton 16,826 5.5%
2128 Republic 16,510 83.5%
2161 Lake St. Louis 16,230 58.5%
2174 Sikeston 16,108 -5.0%
2226 Overland 15,637 -6.9%
2285 Jackson 14,994 24.9%
2305 Lebanon 14,807 19.7%
2309 Carthage 14,763 15.9%
2314 Jennings 14,707 -4.8%
2361 Grain Valley 14,277 166.9%
2386 Washington 14,055 5.5%
2449 Moberly 13,610 -0.9%
2485 Dardenne Prairie 13,360 195.7%
2553 Marshall 12,934 1.8%
2585 St. Ann 12,709 -5.7%
2593 Fulton 12,635 3.6%
2620 Troy 12,456 81.5%
2655 West Plains 12,257 12.0%
2693 Neosho 12,051 13.5%
2695 Festus 12,046 22.5%
2719 Webb City 11,887 20.4%
2726 Crestwood 11,850 -0.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 23,598 1,607
2017 23,480 1,598
2016 23,290 1,595
2015 23,168 1,590
2014 23,165 1,581
2013 23,175 1,574
2012 23,244 1,560
2011 23,197 1,558
2010 23,116 1,540
2009 24,802 1,411
2008 24,877 1,391
2007 24,691 1,392
2006 24,078 1,410
2005 23,934 1,400
2004 23,764 1,402
2003 23,434 1,401
2002 23,144 1,406
2001 22,467 1,434
2000 21,928 1,454
1990 18,154 1,502