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Population in 2010: 24,729. Population change since 2000: +2.2%
Males: 11,346  (45.9%)
Females: 13,383  (54.1%)

Median resident age:  41.5 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02478.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $106,764 (it was $80,295 in 2000)
Belmont:

$106,764
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $56,677

Belmont CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $621,862 (it was $419,700 in 2000)
Belmont:

$621,862
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $673,547; Detached houses: $759,424; Townhouses or other attached units: $680,038; In 2-unit structures: $481,690; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $442,258; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,848

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,606.

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  • White alone - 19,949 (80.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2,846 (11.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,121 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 396 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 356 (1.4%)
  • Other race alone - 40 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 32 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 19 (0.08%)

Races in Belmont detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Belmont: 141.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (18.2%), Italian (12.5%), English (8.1%), German (6.1%), United States (3.9%), Russian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1859

Elevation: 44 feet

Land area: 4.66 square miles.

Population density: 5,305 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Belmont:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 70.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 43.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belmont CDP:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

5,510 residents are foreign born (6.0% Asia, 5.7% Europe).

This place:  22.3%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $7,588 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $7,912 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waltham, MA (3.2 miles , pop. 59,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (6.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (183.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Watertown, MA (1.2 miles ), Arlington, MA (1.4 miles ), Waltham, MA (1.8 miles ), Cambridge, MA (1.9 miles ), Somerville, MA (1.9 miles ), Medford, MA (2.0 miles ), Newton, MA (2.0 miles ), Winchester, MA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $482,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $937,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $498,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $827,500
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $319,800
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $353,100
  • 2006: 42 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $1,972,000
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $750,000
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $260,300
  • 2011: 43 buildings, average cost: $369,500
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $392,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.39 N, Longitude: 71.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,242 (-17.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,459 (19.9%)

Area codes: 617, 857

Belmont household income distribution Belmont home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Belmont by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.04.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2001152556453
per 100,000 8.20.00.04.24.221.28.521.621.525.417.120.111.9
Robberies 10241262483634
per 100,000 4.10.08.216.650.425.58.517.334.412.725.612.115.9
Assaults 14191926102110162519211512
per 100,000 57.378.277.6108.042.089.242.569.0107.580.589.660.347.6
Burglaries 4942515366696271969815194114
per 100,000 200.7172.8208.2220.2277.4293.1263.7306.2412.9415.3644.5377.8452.2
Thefts 171121111104122140118156152166168180168
per 100,000 700.3497.8453.2432.1512.7594.8501.9672.9653.7703.5717.0723.5666.4
Auto thefts 1261469111615152511159
per 100,000 49.124.757.224.937.846.768.164.764.5105.946.960.335.7
Arson N/A001372112101
per 100,000 N/A0.00.04.212.629.78.54.34.38.54.30.04.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 70.553.659.769.884.697.866.897.0118.0114.5126.299.491.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Belmont detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 58 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Belmont, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Belmont: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Belmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Belmont place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belmont-area historical earthquake activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from Belmont center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 64.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from Belmont center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belmont topographic map

Birthplace of: Bruce Mather (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Chandler Robbins - Ornithologist and natural history writer, David Wheeler (stage director) - Stage director, Eugene Francis McGurl - Doolittle Raid pilot, Jean Rogers - Actress, Pat Rissmiller - NHL player (San Jose Sharks, born: Oct 26, 1978), Thomas Vose Daily - Catholic bishop, Whitall Perry - Comparative religions scholar., Addison Powell - Television actor, Blair Fairchild - Diplomat.


Hospitals/medical centers in Belmont:

  • MCLEAN HOSPITAL CORPORATION (Hospital, 115 MILL STREET)
  • BELMONT MANOR NURSING HOME, IN (Nursing Home, 34 AGASSIZ AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Belmont:

  • NORTHEAST CAMBRIDGE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MA)
  • SANCTA MARIA NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MA)
  • MAYOR MICHAEL J NEVILLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Belmont, MA

Amtrak stations near Belmont:

  • 6 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 7 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belmont:

  • Bentley University (about 3 miles; Waltham, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,490)
  • Lesley University (about 3 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,588)
  • Harvard University (about 4 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 19,967)
  • Tufts University (about 4 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,397)
  • Cambridge College (about 4 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • Boston College (about 4 miles; Chestnut Hill, MA; FT enrollment: 12,345)
  • Brandeis University (about 5 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,001)

Public high school in Belmont:

Private high schools in Belmont:

  • BELMONT HILL SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 350 PROSPECT ST; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
  • WALDORF HIGH SCHOOL OF MASSACHUSETTS BAY (Students: 60; Location: 132 LEXINGTON ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ARLINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 115 MILL ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CNS/PATHWAYS ACADEMY (Students: 30; Location: 115 MILL ST; Grades: 7 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Belmont:

Private elementary/middle schools in Belmont:

  • BELMONT DAY SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 55 DAY SCHOOL LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE KENDALL SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 577 BELMONT ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ADVENTURES PRESCHOOL CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 22; Location: 132 LEXINGTON ST; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Belmont

Library in Belmont:

  • BELMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,898,213; Location: 336 CONCORD AVE.; 140,822 books; 8,764 audio materials; 7,297 video materials; 22 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 407 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Cornerstone Christian Academy has been closed and should be removed from your list of schools.

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Notable locations in Belmont: Belmont Station (A), Waverley Station (B), Belmont Country Club (C), Belmont Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D), Belmont Fire Department Station 2 (E), Winn Brook School Library (F), Belmont Public Library (G), Benton Branch Belmont Public Library (H), Byrnes Library (I), Roger Wellington School Library (J), Belmont Townhall (K), McLean Hospital Mental Health Sciences Library (L), National Archives New England Region (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belmont include: Saint Patricks Parish Church (A), Saint Josephs Parish Church (B), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (C), Payson Park Church (D), Our Lady of Mercy Church (E), Korean Hope Church in Boston (F), First Baptist Church (G), Cross Roads Evangelical Church (H), Cornerstone Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Little Pond (A), Mill Pond (B), Claypit Pond (C), Duck Pond (D), Payson Park Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Winn Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Belmont include: Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary (1), Pequossette Playground (2), Grove Street Playground (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.328. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.328
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Belmont that have no violations reported:

  • BELMONT WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 28000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.4%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.6% for Black residents, 3.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 5.0% for other race residents, 2.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.6%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Belmont, MA

People in group quarters in Belmont in 2010:

  • 125 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Belmont in 2000:

  • 124 people in nursing homes
  • 81 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 49 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

Belmont compared to Massachusetts state average:

Belmont, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Belmont (2011 data):

  • Belmont Savings Bank: Belmont Branch, at 2 Leonard Street, Trapelo Road Branch. Info updated 2009/12/23: Bank assets: $668.5 mil, Deposits: $472.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bsb Bancorp Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Belmont Shaw's Branch at 535 Trapelo Road, branch established on 1997/08/04; Belmont Branch at 65 Leonard Street, branch established on 2003/07/14. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Belmont Center Branch at 72 Leonard Street, branch established on 1946/06/10; Waverly Branch at 483 Trapelo Road, branch established on 1946/09/03. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • East Cambridge Savings Bank: Belmont Branch at 395 Trapelo Road, branch established on 1997/11/17. Info updated 2007/04/09: Bank assets: $803.6 mil, Deposits: $690.6 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, MA, positive income, 9 total offices
  • Watertown Savings Bank: Waverly Square Branch at 30 Church Street, branch established on 1997/07/14. Info updated 2011/06/29: Bank assets: $1,063.2 mil, Deposits: $947.0 mil, headquarters in Watertown, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Cambridge Savings Bank: Belmont Branch at 40 Leonard Street, branch established on 1974/09/25. Info updated 2007/01/05: Bank assets: $2,316.4 mil, Deposits: $1,902.8 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Cambridge Financial Group, Inc.
  • Cambridge Trust Company: Belmont Branch at 361 Trapelo Road, branch established on 2008/12/29. Info updated 2006/09/29: Bank assets: $1,275.9 mil, Deposits: $1,129.9 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Cambridge Bancorp
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Belmont Branch at 375 Concord Avenue, branch established on 1968/02/27. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Leader Bank, National Association: Belmont Branch at 363 Pleasant St, branch established on 2008/01/11. Info updated 2011/07/15: Bank assets: $509.3 mil, Deposits: $342.4 mil, headquarters in Arlington, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Leader Bancorp, Inc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Belmont travel time to work - commute


Belmont mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Belmont CDP (based on Middlesex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.63%
Here73.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents73.6%10.5%2.3%2.0%1.7%
Congregations18.5%6.9%10.7%7.3%6.6%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.0%1.0%5.4%
Congregations1.6%0.9%7.6%0.5%39.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

16.5%

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,266 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.52%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.47% ($54,668 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.61% ($47,527)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.59% ($73,785)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,062 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.16%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.22% ($53,734 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.79% ($62,439)
to Worcester County, MA  0.70% ($58,665)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belmont:

  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belmont:

  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZBC (90.3 FM; NEWTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON COLLEGE)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMFO (91.5 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: TUFTS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Belmont:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Belmont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Belmont)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Belmont, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Various Locations (Lat: 42.396194 Lon: -71.178083), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNL334
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/1998, Expiration Date: 04/07/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (617) 484-2780
  • MA-BOS5294A, 460 Concord Avenue (Lat: 42.396278 Lon: -71.177667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.1 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQMA838
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2010, Expiration Date: 06/15/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • MA-BOS5243A, 30 Church St (Lat: 42.386778 Lon: -71.190500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 15.7 m, Call Sign: WQMA862
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2010, Expiration Date: 06/15/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • MA-BOS5295A, 125 Trapelo Rd (Lat: 42.381139 Lon: -71.175639), Type: Bant, Structure height: 21.6 m, Overall height: 23.6 m, Call Sign: WQMA985
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2010, Expiration Date: 06/16/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • MA-BOS7043A, Concord Ave (Lat: 42.399250 Lon: -71.188861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQMB955
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2010, Expiration Date: 06/23/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • BOS0116, 780 Concord Avenue (Lat: 42.399361 Lon: -71.188361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQQG384
    Assigned Frequencies: 23285.0 MHz, 23285.0 MHz, 23285.0 MHz, 23285.0 MHz, 23285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 12/04/2022, Certifier: Roger D Linquist
    Registrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 875 15th Street, Nw, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 789-3113, Fax: (202) 789-3112, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belmont)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Belmont)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$439,455245$406,3511,015$342,76832$310,25048$386,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$015$400,06759$417,0175$106,4002$1,293,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$415,00020$400,000119$359,7066$229,6676$233,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$035$356,886109$380,2752$252,50011$474,727
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$06$368,50039$343,3852$572,5002$337,500

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3571.00 , 3572.00, 3573.00, 3574.00, 3575.00, 3576.00, 3577.00, 3578.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$384,8008$333,875
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$373,0001$288,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$345,5001$292,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$442,0005$389,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3571.00 , 3572.00, 3573.00, 3574.00, 3575.00, 3576.00, 3577.00, 3578.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 184
  • Hazardous Condition: 184
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Belmont


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belmont, MA

Most common first names in Belmont, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary45381.4 years
John39076.2 years
Joseph20577.4 years
William18875.8 years
Margaret17283.6 years
James16676.4 years
Helen15482.5 years
Elizabeth13283.7 years
Charles11777.8 years
Alice11683.0 years
Most common last names in Belmont, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sullivan6677.4 years
Murphy4680.1 years
Obrien4577.8 years
Smith3677.7 years
Brown3278.5 years
Johnson2879.9 years
White2577.8 years
Shea2480.7 years
Oconnor2380.9 years
Mahoney2379.5 years
Businesses in Belmont, MA
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Macy's1
CVS2Motherhood Maternity1
Domino's Pizza1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts2Starbucks2
FedEx6True Value1
H&R Block1UPS2
Jones New York3

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