|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Belton is 24,197. Belton, Missouri is the 1,608th largest city in the US.
Belton is located entirely in Cass County.
The current population of Belton (24,197) is it's peak population.
Belton has grown 10.3% since the 2000. Belton, Missouri's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Belton has a population density of 1,622.6 people per square mile.
|1605||South Plainfield, New Jersey||24,243||10.9%|
|1606||Lexington, South Carolina||24,208||126.9%|
|1607||Melrose Park, Illinois||24,206||4.4%|
|1612||West Memphis, Arkansas||24,150||-12.9%|
The total voting age population of Belton, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 16,748. The voting age population is 46.9% male and 53.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.9% of the residents of Belton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Belton are 89.7% White, 3.7% Black, 3.2% Two or more races, 1.7% Other, 0.8% Asian, 0.6% American Indian and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Belton, 11.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.9%. On a per-household basis, 9.9% of families are below the poverty line in Belton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.2% of Belton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.4% of Belton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.9% have a bachelor's degree and 6.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Belton residents aged 5 and older, 8.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Belton is 3.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Belton, 10.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Belton is $62,754.
In Belton, 64.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.4% of housing units in Belton.
Of all the housing units in Belton, 2.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Belton, 20.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Belton is $1,067.
In Belton, 86.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.