Statewide Claims to Fame

Belton is 11th in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Belton is 15th in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Race - Two or More

Belton is 18th in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Belton, Missouri Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Belton Rank Missouri US
Current population (2012) 23,244 28th 6,021,988 313,914,040
Size in square miles 14.2 36th 68,741.5 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,622.6 62nd 87.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Belton Rank Missouri US
Residents younger than 5 8.1% 23rd 6.3% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.2% 32nd 23.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.8% 113th 14.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Belton Rank Missouri US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.0% 52nd 86.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 19.3% 81st 25.4% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Belton Rank Missouri US
Race - White 85.7% 93rd 83.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.0% 55th 11.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 18th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.9% 70th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 54th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.1% 15th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.1% 11th 3.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 82.0% 97th 80.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Belton Rank Missouri US
Female residents 51.6% 95th 51.0% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.8% 51st 3.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Belton Rank Missouri US
Housing units 9,440 32nd 2,723,415 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 14.1% 108th 19.6% 25.9%
Households 8,721 32nd 2,354,104 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 68.6% 56th 69.5% 66.1%
Home median value $117,900 77th $138,900 $186,200
People per household 2.6 29th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Belton Rank Missouri US
Income per capita $21,605 82nd $25,371 $27,915
Income per household $49,961 59th $47,202 $52,762
Income below poverty line 13.7% 67th 14.3% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Belton Rank Missouri US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,974 34th 501,064 27,092,908
Retail sales $285,999 53rd $76,575,216 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,583 95th $12,957 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $37,880 42nd $11,070,634 $613,795,732

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