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Belton, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Belton had a population of 3,969 as of July 1, 2016. Belton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Belton is located at latitude 34.5232 and longitude -82.4939 in Anderson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Belton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Anderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The City of Belton (GNIS ID: 2403851) 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.

South Carolina 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 Anderson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Belton: Brown, Sugar Hill.

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Belton, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,969
Population in Households 3,952
Population in Familes 3,135
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 1,073
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 1,704
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,079
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,125 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 580 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 280 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $84,518
Average Home Value $110,921


Median Household Income $36,774
Average Household Income $48,869
Per Capita Income $20,798
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.51%
Households 0.22% 0.41%
Families 0.56% 0.26%
Median Household Income   -0.08%
Per Capita Income   0.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Belton, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belton to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 113 72nd
Population Density1 # 113 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 302 24th
Median Household Income # 215 46th
Per Capita Income # 168 58th

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