|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Belton is 4,405. Belton, South Carolina is the 5,162nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Belton was in 2000, when its population was 4,473. In 2000, Belton was the 4,727th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,162nd largest city in the US. Belton is currently 1.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Belton has shrunk 1.5% since the year 2000. Belton, South Carolina's growth is below average. 65% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5231||Isle of Palms||4,307||-5.8%|
|5156||Mountain Grove, Missouri||4,417||-2.9%|
|5160||Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin||4,409||36.1%|
|5162||Belton, South Carolina||4,405||-1.5%|
|5168||Rio Bravo, Texas||4,400||-20.8%|
The total voting age population of Belton, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,428. The voting age population is 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.0% of the residents of Belton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Belton are 79.0% White, 14.5% Black, 5.4% Two or more races, 0.8% Other, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 4.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Belton, 25.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.2%. On a per-household basis, 18.6% of families are below the poverty line in Belton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.2% of Belton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.3% of Belton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.2% have a bachelor's degree and 5.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Belton residents aged 5 and older, 5.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Belton is 8.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Belton, 9.3% 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 $31,976.
In Belton, 58.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.1% of housing units in Belton.
Of all the housing units in Belton, 9.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Belton, 2.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Belton is $683.
In Belton, 67.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.