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Belton, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Belton had a population of 21,774 as of July 1, 2019. Belton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Belton is located at latitude 31.056 and longitude -97.4645 in Bell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Belton encompass a land area of 18.81 sq. miles and a water area of 1.01 sq. miles. Bell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 515 feet.

The City of Belton (GNIS ID: 2409828) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Belton is located within Belton Division of Bell County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Belton: Nolan Springs, Nolanville.

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Belton, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Belton, TX Housing Affordability Index is 129
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Belton, TX Wealth Index is 69
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 21,774 (100%)
Population in Households 19,968 (91.7%)
Population in Families 16,424 (75.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,806 ( 8.3%)
Population Density 1,077
Diversity Index2 71
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,817
Average Household Income $69,451
Per Capita Income $24,634
Wealth Index4 69

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,064 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,306 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $194,572
Housing Affordability Index3 129
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,370
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 4,973
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.9% 1.41%
Households 1.9% 1.52%
Families 1.91% 1.43%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Belton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belton to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 143 92nd
Population Density # 667 62nd
Diversity Index # 276 84th
Median Household Income # 742 58th
Per Capita Income # 861 51st

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