Belton, MO

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Living in Belton

Belton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 23,642 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Belton is the 28th largest community in Missouri.

Unlike some cities, Belton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Belton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Belton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Belton who work in office and administrative support (14.12%), sales jobs (9.80%), and food service (8.30%).

Also of interest is that Belton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

As is often the case in a small city, Belton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Belton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.91% of adults 25 and older in Belton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Belton in 2018 was $27,233, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,932 for a family of four. However, Belton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Belton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Belton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Belton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Belton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.