Belmont, MA

25,555 Population
4.7 square miles 5,494.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
5,494.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
58.6%
was 57.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
21.3%
was 21.5%
 
Percent Under 18
24.8%
was 24.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.5%
was 16.3%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
5.0%
was 4.5%
 
Median Household Income
$114,141
was $110,685
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.7
47.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
31.1
was 94.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
591.6
was 948.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
10,186
was 10,109
 
Median Rent
$1,710
was $1,697
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
9,636
was 9,504
 
Homeownership Rate
63.0%
was 63.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,191.6
was 2,173.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.4%
was 14.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.5%
was 99.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.6%
was 98.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.0%
was 97.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
73.4%
was 73.3%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
90.5%
was 90.4%
Ranked 37th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
6.0%
was 6.6%
Ranked 90th Highest in MA
Revenue
$91,834,218
was $88,014,807
Ranked 56th Highest in MA
Expenditure
$78,345,093
was $75,614,069
Ranked 62nd Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,648
was $3,529
Ranked 90th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$3,112
was $3,031
Ranked 103rd Highest in MA

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