Living in Belmont, MA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Belmont SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
5

Belmont, MA Crime Report

172
Total Crimes
644.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-74.92%
Below National Average

Belmont, MA Cost Of Living

181
Belmont's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
Higher Than The National Average

Belmont, Massachusetts Info Snack

Belmont is a western suburb of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the greater Boston metropolitan area. Its population was 26,171 as of July 1, 2016.
Population
26,043
Unemployment
4.5%
Poverty
5.6%
Median Home
$813,200
Median Income
$120,208
Median Rent
$1,903

Rankings for Belmont in Massachusetts

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Map Of Belmont, MA

Population over time in Belmont

Year Population % Change
2017 26,043 0.3%
2016 25,965 1.6%
2015 25,555 0.9%
2014 25,337 0.7%
2013 25,173 0.9%
2012 24,943 0.7%
2011 24,759 0.9%
2010 24,548 0.8%
2009 24,356 -
Crime/100k Belmont MA USA
Violent Crime 18.7 338.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 0.0 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 15.0 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 625.5 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 194.8 200.8 376.0
Larceny 400.7 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 30.0 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Belmont

White
74.1% (19,307)
African American
1.4% (370)
American Indian
0.1% (35)
Asian
16.2% (4,207)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.2% (63)
Two Or More
2.9% (745)
Hispanic
5.0% (1,311)
Race Belmont MA USA
White 74.1% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 1.4% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 16.2% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.0% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Belmont, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
4.1% (106,504)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.2% (57,246)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.1% (81,475)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.2% (109,167)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.4% (193,039)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.2% (318,182)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.1% (288,094)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.5% (376,759)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.0% (312,856)
$200,000 or more
29.2% (760,974)
Income Belmont MA USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.2% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.1% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.2% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.4% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.2% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.5% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.0% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 29.2% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Belmont

Female
53.7% (13,985)
Male
46.3% (12,058)
Gender Belmont MA USA
Female 53.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Belmont for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (520)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (520)
High School / GED
10.0% (2,604)
Some College
9.0% (2,343)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,302)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (6,250)
Master's Degree
28.0% (7,292)
Professional Degree
9.0% (2,343)
Doctorate Degree
11.0% (2,864)
Education Belmont MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 10.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 9.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 28.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 9.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 11.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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