Belmont, NC Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 8,705. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,779 (+0.9% change)
Males: 4,156 (47.7%), Females: 4,549 (52.3%)

Zip code: 28012

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

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%).

Land area: 8.1 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Belmont:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Belmont:

  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 8 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Abbreviation: CLT)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 42 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 84 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Abbreviation: INT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Belmont:

  • GASTONIA MUNI (about 8 miles; GASTONIA, NC; Abbreviation: AKH)
  • LINCOLNTON-LINCOLN COUNTY RGNL (about 18 miles; LINCOLNTON, NC; Abbreviation: IPJ)
  • ROCK HILL/YORK CO/BRYANT FIELD (about 18 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Abbreviation: 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.

Colleges and Universities

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 and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 22 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 23 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; HICKORY, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)

Schools

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)

 

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