Belmont, CA

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Population

27,110

0.713% growth

Median Age

39.6


Median Household Income

$125,958

4.82% growth

Poverty Rate

4.51%


Number of Employees

13,778

0.426% decline

Median Property Value

$1.17M

9.27% growth

About

In 2017, Belmont, CA had a population of 27.1k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $125,958. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Belmont, CA grew from 26,918 to 27,110, a 0.713% increase and its median household income grew from $120,169 to $125,958, a 4.82% increase.

The population of Belmont, CA is 55.4% White Alone, 25.9% Asian Alone, and 11.7% Hispanic or Latino. 34.6% of the people in Belmont, CA speak a non-English language, and 85.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Belmont, CA are Notre Dame de Namur University (527 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Belmont, CA is $1.17M, and the homeownership rate is 60%. Most people in Belmont, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Belmont, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Belmont, CA employs 13.8k people. The largest industries in Belmont, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,161 people), Manufacturing (1,665 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,520 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($156,250), Finance & Insurance ($147,206), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($140,972).

Median household income in Belmont, CA is $125,958. Males in Belmont, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in Belmont, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$125,958

2017 value

± $4,461

4.82%

1 Year Growth

± 6.02%

Households in Belmont, CA have a median annual income of $125,958, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $120,169 in 2016, which represents a 4.82% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in Belmont, CA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Belmont, CA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Belmont, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 6088

  2. Census Tract 6087

  3. Census Tract 6086

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Belmont, CA was Census Tract 6088 with a value of $153,088, followed by Census Tract 6087 and Census Tract 6086, with respective values of $121,058 and $90,438.

The following map shows all of the places in Belmont, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.51% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Belmont, CA (1.2k out of 26.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    678 ± 200

  2. Hispanic

    365 ± 172

  3. Other

    236 ± 161

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Belmont, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

13.8k

2017 Value

± 792

-0.426%

1 Year decline

± 8.19%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Belmont, CA declined at a rate of -0.426%, from 13.8k employees to 13.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Belmont, CA, are Management Occupations (2,827 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,768 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,439 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Belmont, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Belmont, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (2,827 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,768 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,439 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Belmont, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (4.75 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (4.41 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Belmont, CA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($134,196), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($131,202), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($130,385).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

13.8k

2017 Value

± 792

-0.426%

1 Year decline

± 8.19%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Belmont, CA declined at a rate of -0.426%, from 13.8k employees to 13.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Belmont, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,161 people), Manufacturing (1,665 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,520 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Belmont, CA, though some of these residents may live in Belmont, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Belmont, CA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,161 people), Manufacturing (1,665 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,520 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Belmont, CA has an unusually high number of Information (3.61 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3.28 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.07 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Belmont, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($156,250), Finance & Insurance ($147,206), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($140,972).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight with $157B and Gasoline and $127B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

97.4% of the population of Belmont, CA has health coverage, with 67.7% on employee plans, 8.02% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 9.44% on non-group plans, and 0.171% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Belmont, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Belmont, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.58%

Uninsured

67.7%

Employer Coverage

8.02%

Medicaid

12.1%

Medicare

9.44%

Non-Group

0.171%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Belmont, CA declined by 40.5% from 4.34% to 2.58%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Belmont, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Belmont, CA is home to a population of 27.1k people, from which 85.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 31% of Belmont, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Belmont, CA is composed of 15k White Alone residents (55.4%), 7.03k Asian Alone residents (25.9%), 3.18k Hispanic or Latino residents (11.7%), 1.37k Two or More Races residents (5.05%), 272 Black or African American Alone residents (1%), 104 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.384%), 85 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.314%), and 48 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.177%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Belmont, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,110 speakers), Chinese (1,575 speakers), and Russian (920 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Belmont, CA was 39.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Belmont, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Belmont, CA residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

31%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

31.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 31% of Belmont, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Belmont, CA was 31.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Belmont, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Belmont, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

85.6%

2017 Citizenship

86.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 85.6% of Belmont, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Belmont, CA was 86.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    15k ± 681

  2. Asian Alone

    7.03k ± 529

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3.18k ± 632

In 2017, there were 2.14 times more White Alone residents (15k people) in Belmont, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.03k Asian Alone and 3.18k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Belmont, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,110 speakers (8.42%)

  2. Chinese

    1,575 speakers (6.29%)

  3. Russian

    920 speakers (3.67%)

34.6% of Belmont, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Belmont, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 8.42% of the overall population of Belmont, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 6.29% speak Chinese and 3.67% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    319 ± 97

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    195 ± 113

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    113 ± 79

Belmont, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Belmont, CA awarded 527 degrees. The student population of Belmont, CA is skewed towards women, with 495 male students and 1,196 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Belmont, CA are White (184 and 36.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (151 and 30.1%), Asian (68 and 13.6%), and Two or More Races (29 and 5.79%).

The largest universities in Belmont, CA by number of degrees awarded are Notre Dame de Namur University (527 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Belmont, CA are General Business Administration & Management (125 and 23.7%), General Psychology (46 and 8.73%), and General Human Services (35 and 6.64%).

The median tuition costs in Belmont, CA are $33,018 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 46 degrees awarded

  2. 35 degrees awarded

  3. 69 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Belmont, CA was General Psychology with 46 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Belmont, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

527 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$33,018

Median Private

In 2016, the Belmont, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Notre Dame de Namur University with 527 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

141

Degrees Awarded to Men

386

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 141 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Belmont, CA, which is 0.365 times less than the 386 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    184 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    151 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    68 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Belmont, CA were to White students. These 184 degrees mean that there were 1.22 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 151 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Belmont, CA was $1.17M in 2017, which is 5.4 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $1.07M to $1.17M, a 9.27% increase. The homeownership rate in Belmont, CA is 60%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Belmont, CA have an average commute time of 27.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Belmont, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$125,958

Median Household Income

± $4,461

10.3k

Number of Households

± 611

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.3k households in Belmont, CA grew to $125,958 from the previous year's value of $120,169.

The following chart displays the households in Belmont, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$1.17M

2017 Median

± $35,038

$1.07M

2016 Median

± $34,585

In 2017, the median property value in Belmont, CA grew to to $1.17M from the previous year's value of $1.07M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Belmont, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Belmont, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $1M - $1,499,999 range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Belmont, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Belmont, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

60%

2017 Homeownership

60.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60% of the housing units in Belmont, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Belmont, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

27.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Belmont, CA have a longer commute time (27.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.765% of the workforce in Belmont, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.6%

  2. Carpooled

    10.7%

  3. Public Transit

    6.49%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Belmont, CA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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