Belfast SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
3
Safety
8.5
Amenities
6
Education
9
Commute
9

Belfast, ME Photos

Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain

Belfast, Maine Info Snack

Belfast is a city in Waldo County, Maine, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 6,668. Located at the mouth of the Passagassawakeag River estuary on Penobscot Bay, Belfast is the county seat of Waldo County. The seaport has a wealth of antique architecture in several historic districts, and remains popular with tourists.
Population
6,680
Unemployment
7.8%
Poverty
15.1%
Median Home
$201,000
Median Income
$59,260
Median Rent
$798

Rankings for Belfast in Maine

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Map Of Belfast, ME

Population over time in Belfast

Year Population % Change
2017 6,680 0.6%
2016 6,641 -0.4%
2015 6,668 0.1%
2014 6,664 -0.1%
2013 6,672 0.1%
2012 6,664 -0.2%
2011 6,676 -0.2%
2010 6,691 -

Crime in Belfast Per 100k

Crime Belfast ME USA
Violent Crime 45.2 121.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.3
Robbery 0.0 18.6 98.0
Aggravated Assault 45.2 65.3 248.9
Property Crime 1460.0 1507.1 2362.0
Burglary 451.5 249.6 430.4
Larceny 963.3 1198.1 1694.0
Car Theft 45.2 59.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Belfast

White
96.9% (6,471)
African American
0.7% (45)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (51)
Hispanic
1.7% (113)
Race Belfast ME USA
White 96.9% 93.6% 61.5%
African American 0.7% 1.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.7% 1.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Belfast, Maine

Less than $10,000
6.4% (42,752)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (38,076)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.5% (83,500)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.3% (62,124)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.2% (74,816)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (122,244)
$75,000 to $99,999
18.1% (120,908)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.1% (74,148)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (24,716)
$200,000 or more
3.7% (24,716)
Income Belfast ME USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 6.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 5.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.5% 10.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.3% 10.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.2% 13.8% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 19.2% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 18.1% 12.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.1% 12.8% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 4.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.7% 3.7% 6.3%

Gender in Belfast

Female
55.7% (3,719)
Male
44.3% (2,960)
Gender Belfast ME USA
Female 55.7% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 44.3% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Belfast for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.6% (41)
9-12th Grade
4.2% (278)
High School / GED
23.0% (1,533)
Some College
23.3% (1,556)
Associate's Degree
6.3% (422)
Bachelor's Degree
25.7% (1,719)
Master's Degree
13.1% (872)
Professional Degree
2.0% (134)
Doctorate Degree
1.8% (120)
Education Belfast ME USA
< 9th Grade 0.6% 2.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.2% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 23.0% 32.3% 27.3%
Some College 23.3% 19.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.3% 10.0% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 25.7% 19.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 13.1% 7.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.8% 1.3% 1.4%

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