Belton Population By Year

Population Graph For Belton, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 24,197 1,608 0.8%
2020 24,001 1,615 0.4%
2010 23,116 1,540 0.5%
2000 21,928 1,454 1.9%
1990 18,154 1,502

Belton Population Facts

What is the current population of Belton?

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.

What county is Belton, Missouri in?

Belton is located entirely in Cass County.

What is the size of Belton, Missouri in square miles?

Belton has an area of 14.2 square miles.

What was the peak population of Belton?

The current population of Belton (24,197) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Belton growing?

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.

What is the population density of Belton, Missouri?

Belton has a population density of 1,622.6 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
1323 Raytown 29,580 -2.2%
1330 Kirkwood 29,371 7.3%
1391 Maryland Heights 28,024 3.2%
1442 Gladstone 27,017 2.4%
1508 Grandview 25,844 4.2%
1540 Hazelwood 25,241 -3.5%
1608 Belton 24,197 10.3%
1611 Raymore 24,164 114.3%
1614 Nixa 24,137 94.3%
1640 Webster Groves 23,770 2.2%
1741 Ozark 21,866 113.0%
1745 Sedalia 21,809 7.2%
1814 Arnold 20,819 4.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
1602 Athens, Ohio 24,311 13.7%
1603 Fairfax, Virginia 24,276 12.1%
1604 Wadsworth, Ohio 24,261 30.4%
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%
1608 Belton, Missouri 24,197 10.3%
1609 Johnston, Iowa 24,195 168.9%
1610 Middletown, Delaware 24,164 284.1%
1611 Raymore, Missouri 24,164 114.3%
1612 West Memphis, Arkansas 24,150 -12.9%
1613 Westmont, Illinois 24,150 -3.0%
1614 Nixa, Missouri 24,137 94.3%

Belton Demographics

What is the voting age population of Belton, Missouri?

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.

What percentage of Belton, Missouri residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 13.9% of the residents of Belton are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Belton, Missouri?

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.

What percentage of Belton, Missouri residents are below the poverty line?

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.

What percentage of Belton, Missouri residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 70.2% of Belton residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Belton, Missouri residents?

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.

What percentage of Belton, Missouri residents speak a non-English language at home?

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.

Belton Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Belton, Missouri?

The unemployment rate in Belton is 3.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Belton, Missouri residents work for the government?

In Belton, 10.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Belton, Missouri?

The median household income in Belton is $62,754.

Belton Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Belton, Missouri?

In Belton, 64.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Belton, Missouri?

Renters occupy 35.4% of housing units in Belton.

What percentage of Belton, Missouri housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Belton, 2.6% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Belton, Missouri housing units were built after 2000?

In Belton, 20.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,000 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Belton, Missouri?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Belton is $1,067.

What percentage of households in Belton, Missouri have broadband internet?

In Belton, 86.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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