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Population (year 2000): 24,194. Estimated population in July 2005: 23,371 (-3.4% change)
Males: 11,292 (46.7%), Females: 12,902 (53.3%)

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Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $80,295 (year 2000)
Median house value: $450,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Belmont:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.8%)
  • Chinese (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Japanese (0.9%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.8%), Italian (16.4%), English (11.2%), German (8.1%), French (3.6%), Russian (3.4%).

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Elevation: 44 feet

Land area: 4.7 square miles

Belmont,

For population 25 years and over in Belmont

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belmont town

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

14.8% Foreign born (6.2% Asia, 6.0% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Waltham, (4.2 miles pop. 59,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (7.6 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (221.7 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Belmont, MA (1.5 miles Watertown, MA Arlington, (1.9 miles MA Waltham, (4.2 miles MA Newton, (4.4 miles MA (4.6 miles Cambridge, MA (4.7 miles Winchester,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $239,200
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $482,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $937,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $498,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $827,500
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $319,800
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $353,100

Latitude: 42.39 N, Longitude: 71.17 W

Area codes: 617, 857

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (31.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (22.1%).


 

Crime in Belmont by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.1
Rapes 0 2 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 8.3 0.0 0.0 4.1 4.1
Robberies 0 1 0 2 4 12
    per 100,000 0.0 4.1 0.0 8.3 16.5 49.6
Assaults 6 14 19 19 26 10
    per 100,000 24.8 57.9 78.5 78.5 107.5 41.3
Burglaries 24 49 42 51 53 66
    per 100,000 99.2 202.5 173.6 210.8 219.1 272.8
Thefts 139 171 121 111 104 122
    per 100,000 574.5 706.8 500.1 458.8 429.9 504.3
Auto thefts 17 12 6 14 6 9
    per 100,000 70.3 49.6 24.8 57.9 24.8 37.2
40.5 62.5 49.8 55.9 62.6 71.2


Average climate in Belmont, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Belmont,

Belmont-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Belmont city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Pat Rissmiller - NHL player (San Jose Sharks, born: Oct 26, 1978).


Hospital/medical center in Belmont:
  • MCLEAN HOSPITAL CORPORATION (115 MILL ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Belmont:
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL - BOSTON (about 4 miles; BOSTON, MA)
  • FRANCISCAN CHILDRENS HOSP & REHAB CTR (about 4 miles; BRIGHTON, MA)
  • ST ELIZABETHS MEDICAL CENTER OF BOSTON (about 4 miles; BRIGHTON, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Belmont:
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 10 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 13 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • MANCHESTER (about 42 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; ID: MHT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Belmont:
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 15 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)
  • MERRIMACK VALLEY (about 22 miles; METHUEN, MA; ID: MA2)
  • LAWRENCE MUNI (about 23 miles; LAWRENCE, MA; ID: LWM)

Amtrak stations near Belmont:
  • 8 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 9 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belmont:
  • BENTLEY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; WALTHAM, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,651)
  • HARVARD UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; CAMBRIDGE, MA; FT enrollment: 20,531)
  • LESLEY UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; CAMBRIDGE, MA; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • BOSTON COLLEGE (about 5 miles; CHESTNUT HILL, MA; FT enrollment: 13,341)
  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; MEDFORD, MA; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 6 miles; CAMBRIDGE, MA; FT enrollment: 9,895)
  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 25,110)
Public high school in Belmont:
  • BELMONT HIGH (Students: 1,140; Location: 221 CONCORD AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Belmont:
  • BELMONT HILL SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 350 PROSPECT ST; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
  • THE ARLINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 115 MILL ST; Grades: 8 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Belmont:
  • WINTHROP L CHENERY MIDDLE (Students: 1,174; Location: 95 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • WINN BROOK (Students: 431; Location: 97 WATERHOUSE RD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • ROGER E WELLINGTON (Students: 427; Location: 121 ORCHARD STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
  • MARY LEE BURBANK (Students: 302; Location: 266 SCHOOL STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
  • DANIEL BUTLER (Students: 239; Location: 90 WHITE STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
  • EAST DISTRICT (Location: P.O.BOX 79180; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Belmont:
  • BELMONT DAY SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: 55 DAY SCHOOL LANE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • BARLTETT SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 132 LEXINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 35; Location: P O BOX 438/ 54 BRIGHTON; Grades: KG - 10)
  • THE KENDALL SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 577 BELMONT STREET/PO BOX 17; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Belmont:
  • BELMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,434,096; Location: 336 CONCORD AVE.; 159,551 books; 4,673 audio materials; 4,658 video materials; 404 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Belmont: Belmont Country Club (A), National Archives New England Region (B), Belmont Public Library (C), Belmont Townhall (D), McLean Hospital Mental Health Sciences Library (E), Benton Branch Belmont Public Library (F).

Churches in Belmont include: Cornerstone Baptist Church (A), Cross Roads Evangelical Church (B), Saint Patricks Parish Church (C), Saint Josephs Parish Church (D), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Payson Park Church (G), Korean Hope Church in Boston (H).

Cemetery: Belmont Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Claypit Pond (A), Little Pond (B), Mill Pond (C), Payson Park Reservoir (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Winn Brook (A).

Parks in Belmont include: Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary (1), Pequossette Playground (2), Grove Street Playground (3).


Belmont compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Belmont:
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belmont:
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZBC (90.3 FM; NEWTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMFO (91.5 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: TUFTS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Belmont:
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)

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