Belton, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 4,370 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 
Males: 2,077  (47.6%)
Females: 2,293  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29627.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,697 (it was $28,191 in 2000)
Belton:

$30,697
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,595 (it was $16,970 in 2000)

Belton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,770 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
Belton:

$102,770
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $178,442; detached houses: $193,690; townhouses or other attached units: $233,863; in 2-unit structures: $315,554; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $927,579; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,126; mobile homes: $60,813; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $617.

March 2019 cost of living index in Belton: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.3%
(27.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.7% for Black residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.1% for other race residents, 41.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Belton, SC (2010)
    • 3,28279.4%White alone
    • 68516.6%Black alone
    • 771.9%Hispanic
    • 691.7%Two or more races
    • 120.3%Asian alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Belton, South Carolina as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Belton is 441 to 1.


Crime rates in Belton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(65.2)
3
(64.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
1
(21.3)
2
(42.5)
1
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(165.8)
2
(46.8)
1
(23.1)
1
(22.9)
2
(45.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(21.7)
1
(21.6)
4
(86.8)
3
(64.7)
4
(85.3)
1
(21.2)
2
(47.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(71.1)
4
(93.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.6)
4
(90.4)
1
(22.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(304.1)
13
(280.2)
12
(260.5)
19
(409.6)
9
(191.9)
6
(127.4)
11
(263.0)
7
(166.5)
22
(521.1)
6
(140.3)
13
(300.6)
6
(137.2)
11
(248.5)
2
(45.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(934.2)
61
(1,315)
26
(564.4)
19
(409.6)
24
(511.6)
25
(530.9)
30
(717.4)
29
(689.8)
46
(1,090)
41
(958.8)
34
(786.3)
42
(960.2)
29
(655.2)
20
(454.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
152
(3,302)
152
(3,277)
137
(2,974)
103
(2,220)
119
(2,537)
117
(2,485)
118
(2,822)
146
(3,473)
152
(3,600)
126
(2,947)
152
(3,515)
147
(3,361)
188
(4,248)
100
(2,272)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(391.0)
13
(280.2)
19
(412.4)
4
(86.2)
10
(213.2)
12
(254.8)
9
(215.2)
12
(285.4)
21
(497.4)
22
(514.5)
26
(601.3)
27
(617.3)
25
(564.8)
17
(386.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.8)
1
(23.8)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)348.3402.9269.6286.1235.3222.8266.4243.3565.6319.7322.4408.8373.9169.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Belton, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.95
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: Irish (14.4%), American (13.8%), Scottish (9.4%), English (8.5%), German (5.1%), European (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 885 feet

Land area: 3.85 square miles.

Population density: 1,135 people per square mile   (low).

Belton, South Carolina map

40 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,176 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $491 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (22.9 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (105.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (553.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Williamston, SC (2.5 miles ),
Honea Path, SC (2.8 miles ),
Pelzer, SC (2.9 miles),
West Pelzer, SC (2.9 miles ),
Anderson, SC (3.0 miles ),
Ware Place, SC (3.0 miles ),
Homeland Park, SC (3.2 miles ),
Woodville, SC (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.53 N, Longitude: 82.50 W

Area code: 864

Distribution of median household income in Belton, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Belton, SC in 2017
Belton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Belton, SC
Historical housing units in Belton, SC

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.0%).
Most common industries in Belton, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Belton, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Top executives (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Religious workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Belton, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Belton, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.3. This is better than average.

City:

59.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.65. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.154. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.154
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00369. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00369
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Belton-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Belton city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 tornado 36.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 120.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.6 miles away from Belton center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 266.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 170.7 miles away from Belton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Belton:

  • PATRICK B HARRIS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • RICHARD M CAMPBELL VETERANS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • HOSPICE OF THE UPSTATE, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANDERSON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANMED HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANDERSON HEALTH CARE CENTER ICF (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - ANDERSON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belton:

  • Anderson University (about 9 miles; Anderson, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,510)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 19 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 22 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Clemson University (about 22 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Bob Jones University (about 26 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Furman University (about 28 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Lander University (about 30 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Private high school in Belton:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN EDUCATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 10, Location: 2106 BOLT DR, Grades: 3-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Belton:

See full list of schools located in Belton

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Robert Bryson does not own the radio station any more.
  • Marshall Primary School now houses K - 2 students; Belton Elementary houses grades 3 -5. This change began with the 2003-04 school year.
  • Marshall Primary School now houses K - 2 students; Belton Elementary houses grades 3 -5. This change began with the 2003-04 school year.
  • Anderson College in Anderson, SC should meet your criteria for a college listing on this site. It is a four year college located in downtown Anderson, SC. Thanks

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Belton: Belton Branch Anderson County Library (A), Belton City Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belton include: Belton Presbyterian Church (A), Church of God (B), First Baptist Church (C), Latimer Memorial Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Belton Cemetery (1), City of Belton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Matthew LeCroy - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Minnesota Twins, born: Dec 13, 1975), Roy Mahaffey - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Anderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BIG CREEK W/S DISTRICT (0420009) (Population served: 10,428, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
BELTON CITY OF (0410004) (Population served: 5,213, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SUNSET POINTE S/D (3050013) (Address: RATLIFF ENTERPRISES PROPERTY RENTALS , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • HAMMOND W/D (0420007) (Population served: 14,058, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.6%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Belton (2011 data):

  • The Commercial Bank: Belton Branch at 710 Anderson Street, branch established on 2006/08/14; Belton Branch at 710 Anderson Street, branch established on 2008/10/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.8 mil, Deposits: $125.9 mil, headquarters in Honea Path, SC, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Bank Shares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Belton Main Branch at 723 Anderson Street, branch established on 1959/01/05. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Belton Main at 318 City Square, branch established on 1935/01/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: Belton Branch 299 at 208 Anderson St., branch established on 1948/04/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Park Sterling Bank: Belton Branch at 717 Anderson Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $1,051.7 mil, Deposits: $846.3 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Park Sterling Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Belton:

Marital status in Belton, SC
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Belton:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
South Carolina average:

11.6

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, SC (based on Anderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant97,855240
Mainline Protestant11,77559
Black Protestant7,88430
Catholic2,8512
Other1,1466
Orthodox501
None65,565-
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: 34
Here:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Anderson County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Anderson County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 116
Anderson County:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 122
Anderson County:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.8%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.7%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.5%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.7%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Belton:

28.5
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Belton:

19.7%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Belton:

10.4%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Belton:

34.4%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Belton:

78.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belton, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$36,117$33,3391$1,248
Streets and Highways 4$7,530$22,5901$1,028
Firefighters 4$11,541$34,6232$1,240
Sewerage 3$7,835$31,3400$0
Water Supply 3$9,602$38,4080$0
Financial Administration 3$8,937$35,7480$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,010$30,0601$956
Other and Unallocable 1$2,219$26,6280$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,435
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$4,325
Totals for Government 33$88,791$32,28814$10,232

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $384,000 ($87.87)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($4.12)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $871,000 ($199.31)
    Police Protection: $864,000 ($197.71)
    Sewerage: $594,000 ($135.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $492,000 ($112.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $473,000 ($108.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $406,000 ($92.91)
    Financial Administration: $293,000 ($67.05)
    Central Staff Services: $96,000 ($21.97)
    Regular Highways: $85,000 ($19.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($5.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $102,000 ($23.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $147,000 ($33.64)
    Regular Highways: $83,000 ($18.99)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($10.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($8.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($7.32)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($3.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,442,000 ($329.98)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $846,000 ($193.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $230,000 ($52.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($13.04)
    Other: $43,000 ($9.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $384,000 ($87.87)
    Public Welfare: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $45,000 ($10.30)
    Other: $6,000 ($1.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $159,000 ($36.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $69,000 ($15.79)
    Donations From Private Sources: $40,000 ($9.15)
    Rents: $6,000 ($1.37)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.46)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $901,000 ($206.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $211,000 ($48.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $36,000 ($8.24)
  • Tax - Property: $1,101,000 ($251.95)
    Other: $377,000 ($86.27)
    Public Utility License: $307,000 ($70.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $175,000 ($40.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $152,000 ($34.78)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,787,000 ($1095.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,716,000 ($1079.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,000 ($16.48)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,552,000 ($1041.65)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,951,000 ($904.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,647,000 ($605.72)

6.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

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 Greenville County, SC  1.48% ($46,222 average AGI)
from Pickens County, SC  0.82% ($45,702)
from Oconee County, SC  0.31% ($43,431)


5.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

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 Greenville County, SC  1.29% ($44,626 average AGI)
to Pickens County, SC  0.74% ($48,932)
to Oconee County, SC  0.27% ($42,519)
Businesses in Belton, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Belton:

  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WHPB (1390 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, SC; Owner: ROBERT BRYSON)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WAIM (1230 AM; 1 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belton:

  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRIX-FM (103.1 FM; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: FM 103, INC.)
  • WEPC (88.5 FM; BELTON, SC; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCCP-FM (104.9 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: GOLDEN CORNERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belton:

  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W50CL (Channel 50; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
Belton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Belton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 226ft / 69.4mTotal length
  • $210,000Total costs
  • 30,280Total average daily traffic
  • 1,757Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,346Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Belton, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Belton, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Belton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Belton, SC)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Belton, SC, Lat: 34.520000 Lon: -82.540000, Call Sign: WQBK658,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.806 MHz, 952.806 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2004, Expiration Date: 10/26/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2014, Certifier: Chuck Cortez, Registrant: Itron, Inc., 2818 N Sullivan Rd, Spokane, WA 99216, Phone: (509) 891-3636, Fax: (509) 891-3334, Email:
  • BELTON, Lat: 34.522194 Lon: -82.495833, Call Sign: WQJP237,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2008, Expiration Date: 11/13/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: Scott Hanks, Registrant: Sensus Metering Systems, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • LEE STEAM PLANT MW, Lee Steam Plant Mw Bldg, 201 Lee Steam Plant Rd (Lat: 34.596139 Lon: -82.438417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75.9 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQWA612,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2015, Expiration Date: 07/01/2025, Certifier: Stan Coleman, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201-1008, Phone: (859) 815-6413, Email:
  • Belton, SC, Lat: 34.520000 Lon: -82.540000, Call Sign: WQYQ286,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.806 MHz, 952.806 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2016, Expiration Date: 06/05/2017, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2017, Certifier: Chuck Cortez, Registrant: Crenshaw Communcations Consulting, LLC., Harvey Mitchell Parkway, College Station, TX 77842, Phone: (832) 617-0217, Email:
  • Belton, SC, Lat: 34.520000 Lon: -82.540000, Call Sign: WQYX589,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.806 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2017, Expiration Date: 02/22/2027, Certifier: Chuck Cortez, Registrant: Crenshaw Communcations Consulting, LLC, Harvey Mitchell Parkway, College Station, TX 77842, Phone: (832) 617-0217, Email:
  • LEE STEAM MW, 201 Lee Steam Plant Rd (Lat: 34.595278 Lon: -82.438056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82 m, Call Sign: KIM64,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/21/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2016, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1916 Camelot Forest (Lat: 34.554000 Lon: -82.487083), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WQD59,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.925 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2004, Expiration Date: 10/27/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2010, Registrant: Colonial Pipeline Company, 1185 Sanctuary Parkway, Suite 100, Alpharetta, GA 30004-4738, Phone: (678) 762-2221, Fax: (678) 762-2626, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Belton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED2$108,0152$102,5109$116,9291$58,0701$130,8601$44,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$71,4851$87,2405$106,4480$01$61,7801$31,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$150,4900$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$96,6000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$99,1401$112,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$84,3500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Belton, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Belton, SC - 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 fire incidents per year is 134. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 201 took place in 2017, and the least - 40 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Belton, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.8%), and Outside Fires (40.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Belton, SC
    • 1,04445.8%Structure Fires
    • 92140.4%Outside Fires
    • 25211.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 642.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belton, SC
Most common first names in Belton, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James25770.2 years
John14270.2 years
William13672.7 years
Mary9177.0 years
Robert7568.8 years
George6071.3 years
Charles5969.5 years
Willie4673.7 years
Annie4378.4 years
Ruth4082.6 years
Most common last names in Belton, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9173.1 years
Kay5876.6 years
Cox5376.2 years
King5273.7 years
Campbell5276.6 years
Thompson5175.7 years
Chapman4878.2 years
Williams4770.0 years
Jones4771.4 years
Davis4574.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Belton, SC
  • 72.4%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Belton, SC
  • 47.5%Utility gas
  • 46.6%Electricity
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Belton compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 13 pilots and 23 other airmen in this city.
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  • Aleksander Ipatenco (2)
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