U.S. Beacon July 18, 2019

Belmont, MA

Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Latitude: 42.391546     Longitude: -71.174712
Population 24,194 (2000)
Elevation of Belmont, Massachusetts: 44 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2505105, place: Belmont CDP, Massachusetts)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 6,207 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 635 (10.23%)
Kindergarten: 258 (4.16%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 2,609 (42.03%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,258 (20.27%)
College or graduate school: 1,447 (23.31%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 17,586 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 407 (2.31%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 541 (3.08%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,726 (15.5%)
Some college, no degree: 2,055 (11.69%)
Associate degree: 758 (4.31%)
Bachelor's degree: 4,649 (26.44%)
Graduate or professional degree: 6,450 (36.68%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 94.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 63.1%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 19,621 (100%)
Never married: 5,770 (29.41%)
Now married, except separated: 11,200 (57.08%)
Separated: 192 (0.98%)
Total Widowed: 1,330 (6.78%)
Widowed Female: 1,109 (5.65%)
Total Divorced: 1,129 (5.75%)
Divorced Female: 759 (3.87%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 120 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 26 (21.67%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 18,679 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,766 (9.45%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 4,520 (100%)
--With a disability: 286 (6.33%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 14,069 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,544 (10.97%)
----Percent employed: 73.3%
--No disability: 12,525 (89.03%)
----Percent employed: 83.6%
Population 65 years and over: 3,891 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,226 (31.51%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 22,781 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 14,096 (61.88%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 7,615 (33.43%)
--Same county: 4,386 (19.25%)
--Different county: 3,229 (14.17%)
----Same state: 1,197 (5.25%)
----Different state: 2,032 (8.92%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 1,070 (4.7%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 24,194 (100%)
Native: 20,621 (85.23%)
--Born in United States: 20,309 (100%)
----State of residence: 14,054 (58.09%)
----Different state: 6,255 (25.85%)
--Born outside United States: 312 (1.29%)
Foreign born: 3,573 (14.77%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,380 (5.7%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,912 (7.9%)
--Not a citizen: 1,661 (6.87%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 3,573 (100%)
Europe: 1,453 (40.67%)
Asia: 1,491 (41.73%)
Africa: 60 (1.68%)
Oceania: 61 (1.71%)
Latin America: 312 (8.73%)
Northern America: 196 (5.49%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 22,781 (100%)
English only: 18,234 (80.04%)
Language other than English: 4,547 (19.96%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,295 (5.68%)
--Spanish: 485 (2.13%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 126 (0.55%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 2,834 (12.44%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 727 (3.19%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 860 (3.78%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 382 (1.68%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 24,194 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 28,431% (117.51%)
Arab: 370 (1.53%)
Czech: 70 (0.29%)
Danish: 92 (0.38%)
Dutch: 283 (1.17%)
English: 2,712 (11.21%)
French (except Basque): 864 (3.57%)
French Canadian: 719 (2.97%)
German: 1,965 (8.12%)
Greek: 752 (3.11%)
Hungarian: 156 (0.64%)
Irish: 5,991 (24.76%)
Italian: 3,966 (16.39%)
Lithuanian: 85 (0.35%)
Norwegian: 149 (0.62%)
Polish: 736 (3.04%)
Portuguese: 131 (0.54%)
Russian: 834 (3.45%)
Scotch-Irish: 517 (2.14%)
Scottish: 760 (3.14%)
Slovak: 39 (0.16%)
Subsaharan African: 26 (0.11%)
Swedish: 382 (1.58%)
Swiss: 150 (0.62%)
Ukrainian: 121 (0.5%)
United States or American: 592 (2.45%)
Welsh: 192 (0.79%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 92 (0.38%)
Other ancestries: 5,685 (23.5%)

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