Latest Data (2017)
Population 23,480
Nationwide Rank 1598

Quick Facts

Belton, Missouri is the 1,598th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Belton, Missouri is a city.

Belton, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Belton had its largest population ever.

Belton, Missouri's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Belton, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1588 Derby, Kansas 23,673 28.9%
1589 Watertown, Wisconsin 23,655 8.6%
1590 Maywood, Illinois 23,640 -12.3%
1591 Oxford, Mississippi 23,639 72.8%
1592 Newberg, Oregon 23,609 28.7%
1593 Benbrook, Texas 23,590 16.4%
1594 Jacksonville Beach, Florida 23,518 12.0%
1595 Van Buren, Arkansas 23,509 23.1%
1596 Pelham, Alabama 23,493 60.5%
1597 Greenbelt, Maryland 23,489 10.7%
1598 Belton, Missouri 23,480 7.0%
1599 Wadsworth, Ohio 23,476 26.2%
1600 Romulus, Michigan 23,457 1.8%
1601 Loves Park, Illinois 23,387 15.0%
1602 Kerrville, Texas 23,386 13.9%
1603 Converse, Texas 23,375 101.3%
1604 Blue Island, Illinois 23,361 -0.4%
1605 Rock Springs, Wyoming 23,350 25.6%
1606 Camas, Washington 23,331 80.6%
1607 Moses Lake, Washington 23,328 51.0%
1608 Auburn Hills, Michigan 23,296 15.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
888 Jefferson City 42,895 5.7%
974 Wentzville 39,414 427.8%
986 Cape Girardeau 39,151 10.3%
1083 Wildwood 35,501 7.3%
1110 University City 34,549 -8.3%
1206 Liberty 31,507 19.5%
1260 Ballwin 30,181 -3.5%
1296 Raytown 29,211 -3.4%
1357 Kirkwood 27,653 1.0%
1382 Gladstone 27,140 2.8%
1389 Maryland Heights 26,996 -0.5%
1480 Hazelwood 25,290 -3.3%
1491 Grandview 25,159 1.5%
1598 Belton 23,480 7.0%
1631 Webster Groves 22,886 -1.5%
1707 Sedalia 21,568 6.0%
1722 Nixa 21,321 71.6%
1729 Raymore 21,167 87.8%
1735 Arnold 21,113 5.7%
1766 Ferguson 20,728 -7.3%
1801 Rolla 20,293 23.1%
1811 Warrensburg 20,168 22.9%
1826 Ozark 19,905 93.9%
1923 Creve Coeur 18,702 11.5%
1951 Farmington 18,425 31.7%
1975 Manchester 18,112 -5.4%
2020 Hannibal 17,590 -0.9%
2030 Kirksville 17,536 1.3%
2063 Poplar Bluff 17,070 0.6%
2084 Clayton 16,805 5.4%
2142 Republic 16,294 81.1%
2157 Sikeston 16,155 -4.7%
2185 Lake St. Louis 15,936 55.6%
2201 Overland 15,708 -6.5%
2279 Jackson 14,932 24.4%
2302 Jennings 14,674 -5.0%
2309 Lebanon 14,611 18.1%
2339 Carthage 14,350 12.7%
2378 Grain Valley 13,996 161.7%
2384 Washington 13,966 4.8%
2414 Moberly 13,783 0.3%
2475 Dardenne Prairie 13,310 194.5%
2548 Fulton 12,844 5.3%
2570 St. Ann 12,737 -5.4%
2574 Marshall 12,708 0.0%
2647 West Plains 12,248 12.0%
2681 Festus 12,034 22.4%
2683 Neosho 12,031 13.4%
2685 Troy 12,015 75.0%
2707 Crestwood 11,870 0.0%
2728 Maryville 11,757 10.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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