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Population (year 2000): 8,705. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,779 (+0.9% change)
Males: 4,156 (47.7%), Females: 4,549 (52.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $38,819 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Belmont:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.2%)
  • Black (10.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Vietnamese (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (14.3%), German (12.0%), Irish (10.0%), English (8.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Scottish (2.3%).North Carolina forum

Land area: 8.1 square miles

Belmont,

For population 25 years and over in Belmont

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belmont city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

5.1% Foreign born (2.0% Asia, 1.7% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -349 (-3.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Gastonia, (10.0 miles pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (14.4 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (521.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (2.7 miles Cramerton, NC (3.3 miles McAdenville, Holly, NC (3.7 miles Mount NC Lowell, (4.8 miles Spencer Mountain, NC (6.7 miles) , NC (7.4 miles Ranlo, NC (8.9 miles Stanley, Wylie, SC (9.7 miles Lake

Latitude: 35.24 N, Longitude: 81.04 W

Area code: 704


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.1%), Educational,health and social services (17.7%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,086 (+12.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 697 (16.7%)


 

Crime in Belmont by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 11.5 0.0
Robberies 15 12 11
    per 100,000 172.3 137.9 126.4
Assaults 25 35 22
    per 100,000 287.2 402.1 252.7
Burglaries 149 135 147
    per 100,000 1711.7 1550.8 1688.7
Thefts 299 284 241
    per 100,000 3434.8 3262.5 2768.5
Auto thefts 27 26 32
    per 100,000 310.2 298.7 367.6
391.2 389.3 346.8

Average climate in Belmont, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Belmont,

Belmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Belmont city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Koren Robinson - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Mar 19, 1980).

Main business address for: COX TECHNOLOGIES INC (MEASURING & CONTROLLING DEVICES, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers near Belmont:
  • GASTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; GASTONIA, NC)
  • CHARLOTTE INSTITUTE OF REHABILITATION (about 13 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL INC (about 15 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Belmont:
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 8 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 42 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 84 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Belmont:
  • GASTONIA MUNI (about 8 miles; GASTONIA, NC; ID: AKH)
  • LINCOLNTON-LINCOLN COUNTY RGNL (about 18 miles; LINCOLNTON, NC; ID: IPJ)
  • ROCK HILL/YORK CO/BRYANT FIELD (about 18 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; ID: UZA)

Amtrak stations near Belmont:
  • 10 miles: GASTONIA (350 HANCOCK ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1 $2,951 $35,412 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $22,129 $37,935 6 $1,802
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   1 $602
Streets and Highways 8 $20,827 $31,240 0 $0
Water Supply 10 $25,122 $30,146 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $9,899 $29,697 6 $1,875
Sewerage 22 $60,626 $33,068 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 28 $74,010 $31,718 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $10,286 $24,686 6 $1,202
Firefighters 9 $25,423 $33,897 4 $2,008
Totals for Government 94 $251,273 $32,077 23 $7,490
Colleges/Universities in Belmont:
  • BELMONT ABBEY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 831; Location: BELMONT RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTER FOR APPLIED TEXTILE TECHN (Location: 7220 WILKINSON BLVD; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belmont:
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; DALLAS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,473)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 7,967)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 4,976)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 22 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 13,706)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 23 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 2,221)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; HICKORY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,563)
Public high school in Belmont:
  • SOUTH POINT HIGH (Students: 1,104; Location: 906 S POINT ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Belmont:
  • GASTON CHR SCHOOL (Students: 831; Location: 200 MERCY DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Belmont:
  • BELMONT MIDDLE (Students: 713; Location: 110 N CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BELMONT CENTRAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 666; Location: 310 EAGLE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH BELMONT ELEMENTARY (Students: 385; Location: 210 SCHOOL STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CATAWBA HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 330; Location: 101 IVEY STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • J B PAGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 243; Location: 215 EWING DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Belmont:
  • GASTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: 309 BELMONT RD; Grades: KG - 6)
 

Belmont compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Belmont:
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WOGR (1540 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WZRH (960 AM; 1 kW; DALLAS, NC; Owner: ZYBEK MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Belmont:
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WA2XKB (98.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: COLUMBINE INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • W201CU (88.1 FM; BELMONT, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W230AJ (93.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Belmont:
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

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