Belton, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 23,480 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 
Males: 11,908  (50.7%)
Females: 11,572  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 64012.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,406 (it was $45,581 in 2000)
Belton:

$59,406
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,551 (it was $18,572 in 2000)

Belton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,422 (it was $81,700 in 2000)
Belton:

$134,422
MO:

$156,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,016.

March 2019 cost of living index in Belton: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.6%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.0% for American Indian residents, 9.2% for other race residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Belton, MO (2017)
    • 19,26181.4%White alone
    • 2,1148.9%Hispanic
    • 9854.2%Black alone
    • 9514.0%Two or more races
    • 5162.2%Asian alone
    • 40.02%American Indian alone
    • 50.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 51 registered sex offenders living in Belton, Missouri as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Belton is 462 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Belton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
1
(4.3)
2
(8.6)
1
(4.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(29.2)
8
(32.9)
7
(28.6)
4
(16.1)
7
(28.1)
9
(36.1)
6
(25.9)
7
(30.0)
16
(68.7)
27
(116.5)
23
(99.3)
15
(64.7)
18
(77.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(25.0)
8
(32.9)
10
(40.8)
11
(44.4)
12
(48.2)
14
(56.1)
10
(43.1)
10
(42.9)
14
(60.2)
13
(56.1)
18
(77.7)
19
(82.0)
16
(68.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(104.2)
41
(168.6)
36
(147.0)
33
(133.2)
32
(128.5)
30
(120.3)
38
(163.8)
54
(231.8)
53
(227.7)
43
(185.5)
32
(138.1)
35
(151.1)
51
(218.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
114
(475.4)
69
(283.8)
119
(485.9)
122
(492.5)
92
(369.4)
128
(513.2)
88
(379.3)
101
(433.6)
120
(515.6)
119
(513.3)
120
(517.9)
127
(548.1)
121
(519.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
579
(2,414)
535
(2,200)
546
(2,229)
431
(1,740)
454
(1,823)
486
(1,949)
386
(1,664)
524
(2,249)
467
(2,007)
533
(2,299)
545
(2,352)
648
(2,797)
726
(3,114)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(216.8)
47
(193.3)
48
(196.0)
59
(238.2)
41
(164.6)
41
(164.4)
39
(168.1)
31
(133.1)
39
(167.6)
94
(405.5)
52
(224.4)
81
(349.6)
96
(411.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(12.5)
4
(16.5)
2
(8.2)
4
(16.1)
5
(20.1)
1
(4.0)
2
(8.6)
6
(25.8)
5
(21.5)
5
(21.6)
2
(8.6)
3
(12.9)
5
(21.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)198.9193.2219.7176.0182.6196.8181.6214.3248.4316.1287.3302.1328.5

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City-data.com crime index in Belton, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 57 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: American (18.8%), German (16.6%), English (9.6%), Irish (6.8%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Elevation: 1102 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,753 people per square mile   (low).

Belton, Missouri map

1,208 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America).

This city:

5.1%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,429 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,505 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (11.1 miles , pop. 70,700).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (17.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (417.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Loch Lloyd, MO (1.9 miles ),
Raymore, MO (1.9 miles ),
Grandview, MO (2.2 miles ),
Riverview Estates, MO (2.2 miles),
Peculiar, MO (2.8 miles ),
Leawood, KS (2.9 miles ),
Lake Winnebago, MO (3.0 miles ),
Greenwood, MO (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.82 N, Longitude: 94.53 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,760 (-15.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,515 (22.2%)

Area code: 816

Distribution of median household income in Belton, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Belton, MO in 2017
Belton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 103 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 1998: 150 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 1999: 173 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2000: 147 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2001: 86 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2003: 80 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2004: 142 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2005: 147 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2006: 251 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2007: 70 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $240,600
  • 2010: 51 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2016: 71 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2017: 39 buildings, average cost: $263,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Belton, MO residents
Average permit cost in Belton, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Belton, MO
Historical housing units in Belton, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +3,460 (+18.9%).
Most common industries in Belton, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.3%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Belton, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)

Average climate in Belton, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Belton, Missouri environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.3. This is about average.

City:

85.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.754. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.754
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Belton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Belton city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belton-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 359.8 miles away from Belton center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 295.2 miles away from Belton center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 301.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 319.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 281.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 283.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Belton:

  • BELTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 17065 S 71 HIGHWAY)
  • BEAUTIFUL SAVIOR HOME (1003 SOUTH CEDAR STREET)
  • DIALYSIS CLINICS, INC - BELTON (17045 S 71 HWY)

Airports and heliports located in Belton:

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Amtrak stations near Belton:

  • 11 miles: LEE'S SUMMIT (220 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belton:

  • Wright Career College (about 11 miles; Overland Park, KS; Full-time enrollment: 3,107)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 14 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 15 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Rockhurst University (about 15 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 16 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 18 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 25 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

Public high schools in Belton:

  • BELTON HIGH (Students: 1,049, Location: 801 W. NORTH AVENUE, Grades: 10-12)
  • BELTON MIDDLE SCHOOL/FC (Location: 107 W. PIRATE PARKWAY, Grades: 7-9)

Private high school in Belton:

  • HEARTLAND HIGH SCHOOL AND ACADEMY (Students: 128, Location: 810 S CEDAR ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Belton:

See full list of schools located in Belton

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Belton High School now grades 10-12
  • Belton High School now grades 10-12

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Belton: Cedar Tree Square (A), Bel-Ray Plaza (B), Belton Fire Department Station 2 (C), Belton Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: North Cass Shopping Center (1), Twin Oaks Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Belton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Springdale Lake (A), Neff Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Belton Museum (512 Main Street), Aaron's Family Fun Center (Arcades & Amusements; 17070 Aarons Ln).

Hotels: Belton Inn (155 South 71 Highway), Econo Lodge Belton (222 Peculiar Drive).

Court: Belton City - Municipal Court (7001 East 163rd Street).

Birthplace of: Brad St. Louis - Football player.

Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Belton and their reported violations in the past:

BELTON (Population served: 23,116, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
WINDMILL POINT (Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations

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

  • CASS CO PWSD 2 (Population served: 4,230, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CROWN MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.5%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Belton in 2000:

  • 300 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Belton (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Belton Branch at 1818 East North Avenue, branch established on 1908/06/23. 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
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Carnegie Village at Bernard Drive, branch established on 2008/11/25. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • Hawthorn Bank: Belton Branch at 8127 East 171st Street, branch established on 1910/03/10. Info updated 2011/03/16: Bank assets: $1,152.2 mil, Deposits: $971.8 mil, headquarters in Jefferson City, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc
  • Bank of Belton: Bank Of Belton at 204 Main Street, branch established on 1884/08/19. Info updated 2010/08/12: Bank assets: $47.3 mil, Deposits: $44.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Overland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Country Club Bank: Belton Branch at 202 East North Avenue, branch established on 1998/01/20. Info updated 2011/11/18: Bank assets: $1,042.5 mil, Deposits: $860.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Ccb Financial Corporation
  • Commerce Bank: Belray Branch at 8200 E 171st St, branch established on 2000/02/08. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Belton Branch at 1307 East North Avenue, branch established on 1999/06/08. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

For population 15 years and over in Belton:

Marital status in Belton, MO
  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Belton:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Belton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Belton, MO (based on Cass County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,84276
Mainline Protestant6,66121
Catholic6,3013
Other3635
Black Protestant81
None63,303-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Cass County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Cass County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
This county:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Cass County:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cass County:

8.6%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.6%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cass County:

10.1%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.0%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.7%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.5%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

55.4%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.9%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belton, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 43$206,673$57,6760$0
Police Protection - Officers 39$214,567$66,0213$2,024
Other Government Administration 17$86,545$61,09111$6,893
Parks and Recreation 16$86,497$64,873134$65,809
Police - Other 12$37,822$37,8222$1,267
Water Supply 11$39,266$42,8360$0
Streets and Highways 11$39,359$42,9370$0
Sewerage 9$31,538$42,0510$0
Other and Unallocable 9$40,050$53,40012$7,391
Correction 7$22,076$37,8450$0
Financial Administration 6$25,914$51,8280$0
Judicial and Legal 3$11,583$46,3322$3,011
Health 1$3,220$38,6400$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$2,279
Totals for Government 184$845,110$55,116165$88,674

Belton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,011,000 ($170.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,644,000 ($112.61)
    Sewerage: $1,643,000 ($69.97)
    General - Other: $934,000 ($39.78)
    Water Utilities: $528,000 ($22.49)
    General Public Buildings: $151,000 ($6.43)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,139,000 ($218.87)
    Water Utilities: $4,723,000 ($201.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,401,000 ($187.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,365,000 ($185.90)
    Sewerage: $3,791,000 ($161.46)
    General - Other: $2,409,000 ($102.60)
    Regular Highways: $1,717,000 ($73.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,299,000 ($55.32)
    Central Staff Services: $829,000 ($35.31)
    Financial Administration: $633,000 ($26.96)
    General Public Buildings: $571,000 ($24.32)
    Correctional Institutions: $540,000 ($23.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $301,000 ($12.82)
    Health - Other: $167,000 ($7.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,178,000 ($177.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,985,000 ($254.90)
    Sewerage: $951,000 ($40.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $175,000 ($7.45)
    Water Utilities: $108,000 ($4.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,061,000 ($471.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($1.06)

Belton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,770,000 ($245.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,054,000 ($172.66)
    Other: $1,938,000 ($82.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $986,000 ($41.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $856,000 ($36.46)
    Interest Earnings: $313,000 ($13.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,657,000 ($240.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,755,000 ($74.74)
    General Local Government Support: $279,000 ($11.88)
    Sewerage: $192,000 ($8.18)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,022,000 ($384.24)
    Property: $5,225,000 ($222.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,529,000 ($192.89)
    Other License: $300,000 ($12.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $82,000 ($3.49)

Belton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,024,000 ($3450.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,541,000 ($3302.43)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,989,000 ($169.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,989,000 ($169.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,483,000 ($148.34)

Belton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,860,000 ($334.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,936,000 ($636.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,290,000 ($267.89)

7.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, MO  3.18% ($56,433 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  0.86% ($70,985)
from Bates County, MO  0.25% ($38,350)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, MO  2.74% ($42,924 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.71% ($80,007)
to Clay County, MO  0.26% ($49,343)
Businesses in Belton, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1PetSmart1
CVS1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks1
Famous Footwear1Subway1
FedEx3T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Target1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS3
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
Jimmy John's1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Belton:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPRT (1590 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCWJ (1030 AM; 1 kW; BLUE SPRINGS, MO; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATES, LP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belton:

  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belton:

  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K27FR (Channel 27; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Belton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 207ft / 63.1mTotal length
  • $753,000Total costs
  • 190,635Total average daily traffic
  • 22,678Total average daily truck traffic
  • 247,384Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Belton, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Belton, MO
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Belton)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Belton, MO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 165 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Belton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED101$119,72763$112,798317$143,58117$66,62114$111,98916$24,713
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$100,38014$82,93933$131,5992$51,0801$60,8208$30,936
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$122,93513$150,915107$147,23511$15,2605$88,5644$27,775
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$125,6536$114,12095$149,0436$73,6622$126,8400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$72,7502$112,89018$170,6800$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0600.01 , 0600.02, 0601.00, 0602.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$99,3869$147,3040$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$242,2106$185,7271$68,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$174,6701$139,9500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$130,4650$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0600.01 , 0600.02, 0601.00, 0602.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Belton, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Belton, MO - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 118. The highest number of fires - 170 took place in 2002, and the least - 14 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Belton, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.0%), and Outside Fires (39.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Belton, MO
    • 86043.0%Structure Fires
    • 78139.1%Outside Fires
    • 30115.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 572.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belton, MO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Belton, Missouri:

  • Comfort Inn, 17205 S 71 Hwy, Belton, Missouri 64012 , Phone: (816) 322-8700, Fax: (816) 318-1532
  • Econo Lodge, 222 Peculiar Dr, Belton, Missouri 64012 , Phone: (816) 322-1222, Fax: (816) 322-2232
  • Hampton Inn Belton Mo, 16410 Cornerstone Dr, Belton, Missouri 64012 , Phone: (816) 415-4400
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Belton, Missouri
Most common first names in Belton, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10979.4 years
Robert9769.8 years
James9372.3 years
John9074.1 years
Charles7571.8 years
William7272.8 years
George4773.8 years
Richard4568.6 years
Margaret4178.0 years
Helen4080.5 years
Most common last names in Belton, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4371.0 years
Miller3276.2 years
Anderson2681.5 years
Brown2472.2 years
Johnson2478.5 years
Davis2373.9 years
Taylor2071.2 years
Jones1578.7 years
Cox1475.8 years
Harrison1478.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Belton, MO
  • 85.0%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Belton, MO
  • 63.8%Utility gas
  • 32.5%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Belton compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 25 pilots and 35 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 43 patent applications in 2008-2020.