Belton, Texas

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Population in 2013: 19,572 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.8%
Males: 9,514  (48.6%)
Females: 10,058  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  29.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76502, 76513, 76571.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,026 (it was $32,052 in 2000)
Belton:

$52,026
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,037 (it was $14,345 in 2000)

Belton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $135,572 (it was $63,200 in 2000)
Belton:

$135,572
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $155,295; Detached houses: $163,729; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,845; In 2-unit structures: $111,308; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $170,215; Mobile homes: $50,006; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,421

Median gross rent in 2013: $734.

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  • Races in Belton, TX (2013)

    Belton races chart
    • 11,88561.0%White alone
    • 5,17726.6%Hispanic
    • 1,8339.4%Black alone
    • 2731.4%Asian alone
    • 1881.0%Two or more races
    • 750.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Belton: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.6%), English (12.2%), Irish (11.6%), United States (4.8%), French (2.5%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 12.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,568 people per square mile   (low).

Belton,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Belton:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belton city:

  • Never married: 43.5%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

1,375 residents are foreign born (5.5% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

7.1%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 91 registered sex offenders living in Belton, Texas as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Belton to the number of sex offenders is 213 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,022 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,539 (1.4%)

Belton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Temple, TX (6.5 miles , pop. 54,514).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (55.1 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (126.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Temple, TX (2.5 miles ), Morgan's Point Resort, TX (2.6 miles ), Little River-Academy, TX (2.9 miles ), Salado, TX (2.9 miles ), Northwest Bell, TX (2.9 miles ), Nolanville, TX (2.9 miles ), South Bell, TX (3.3 miles ), Harker Heights, TX (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2004: 104 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2005: 114 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2006: 152 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2007: 108 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2008: 91 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2009: 70 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2010: 78 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2011: 100 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2012: 124 buildings, average cost: $217,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.06 N, Longitude: 97.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,841 (+9.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,015 (36.4%)

Area code: 254

Belton household income distribution Belton home values distribution

Crime rates in Belton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0010000000010
per 100,000 0.00.06.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.05.30.0
Rapes 0003001000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.019.80.00.06.20.00.00.00.05.35.1
Robberies 5710577859109136
per 100,000 33.445.867.333.046.443.849.428.549.655.748.469.330.4
Assaults 31291631252621322669474960
per 100,000 207.3189.9107.8204.9165.8162.8129.7182.5143.4384.3252.7261.2304.0
Burglaries 13813014382139150127113154171149145152
per 100,000 922.8851.1963.1541.9921.6939.3784.4644.4849.4952.4801.1772.8770.2
Thefts 384459346333396363357383564586524578718
per 100,000 2,567.73,005.12,330.32,200.52,625.62,273.02,204.92,184.13,110.93,263.72,817.43,080.53,638.4
Auto thefts 81233312518212389528
per 100,000 53.578.6222.3204.9165.8112.7129.7131.244.150.126.910.740.5
Arson 1231323134201
per 100,000 6.713.120.26.619.912.518.55.716.522.310.80.05.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 231.0246.3242.0216.5238.1218.9206.3194.7239.2305.3244.4275.6286.6

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

Crime rate in Belton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 42 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,050 (+16.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Belton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Belton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Belton city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 tornado 38.7 miles away from the city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 236.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 355.3 miles away from Belton center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 160.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 343.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 256.1 miles away from Belton center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 151.9 miles away from the city 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 Bell County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belton topographic map

Birthplace of: J. Evetts Haley - Historian, Lawrence Westbrook (politician) - Politician, Walton Walker - Army general, Matt Braeuer - College basketball player (Wichita State Shockers), Rick Hoberg - Comic artist, Roy Mitchell (baseball) - Professional baseball player, Rudy Youngblood - Natice actor, Mike Weddington - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Belton:

  • CRESTVIEW MANOR N H (1103 MARY JANE ST)
  • CRESTVIEW MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1103 MARY JANE ST)
  • PARK PLACE MANOR INC (810 E 13TH AVE)

Airports located in Belton:

Amtrak stations near Belton:

  • 8 miles: TEMPLE (315 WEST AVE. B) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: KILLEEN (ARROW TRAILWAYS, 200 E. AVENUE C) - Bus Station
  • 19 miles: FORT HOOD (BLDG. 108, 76 TANK BATTALION AVE.) - Bus Station

College/University in Belton:

  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Full-time enrollment: 2,885; Location: 900 College St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.umhb.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Belton:

  • Temple College (about 7 miles; Temple, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,796)
  • Central Texas College (about 21 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Baylor University (about 40 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • McLennan Community College (about 41 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 46 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 50 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Austin Community College District (about 52 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)

Public high schools in Belton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Belton:

Private elementary/middle school in Belton:

  • BELTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 3003 N MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 5)
See full list of schools located in Belton, School District: BELTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Belton:

  • LENA ARMSTRONG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $254,680; Location: 301 E 1ST AVE; 24,190 books; 535 audio materials; 998 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 11 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Belton: Leon Valley Golf Course (A), Baylor Female College Historic District (B), Belton Commercial Historic District (C), Belton Standpipe (D), Belton Yarn Mill (E), Bell County Expo Center (F), Ele Baggett House (G), F K and Mary Austin House (H), First Christian Church Parsonage (I), George and Martha McWhirter House (J), H A and Helena Ware House (K), James House (L), James E and Miriam Ferguson House (M), James A Ferguson House (N), J Z Miller House (O), Joel Elliott House (P), John P Hammersmith House (Q), L B Kinchion House (R), Miller-Curtis House (S), Morey House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belton include: First Mexican Baptist Church (A), Faith Baptist Church of Belton (B), Belton Church of God in Christ (C), Church of Christ Belton (D), Christ the King Catholic Church (E), Miller Heights Baptist Church (F), Magnolia First Baptist Church (G), Mount Zion United Methodist Church (H), First United Methodist Church of Belton (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: East Belton Cemetery (1), North Belton Cemetery (2), South Belton Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Kolls Lake (A), Temple City Lake (B), Northgate Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Belton include: Lions Park (1), Belton Jaycee Park (2), Confederate Park (3), Continental Park (4), Yettie Polk Park (5), Beall Park (6), Belton Lakeview Park (7), Griggs Field (8), Bell County Expo Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bell County Museum (201 North Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Bloom's Apartments (2306 South Ih 35) (1), Budget Host Inn (1520 South Ih 35) (2), AAA Mini Storage (1900 South Highway Boulevard) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Belton-City - Municipal Court (711 East 2nd Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Bell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.5. This is about average.

City:

81.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0

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

ARROWHEAD HILL WSC (Population served: 81, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • 439 WSC (Population served: 6,669, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.7%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.2% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.1% for American Indian residents, 10.8% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Belton in 2010:

  • 1,035 people in college/university student housing
  • 677 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 167 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Belton in 2000:

  • 921 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 677 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 181 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 48 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Belton, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Belton compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Bell County Expo Center. Capacity: 6,559.

Banks with branches in Belton (2011 data):

  • First National Bank Texas: Belton Banking Center Rc-306 at 2509 North Main Street, branch established on 2011/11/04; Belton Banking Center - Rc 879 at 2604 North Maint St., branch established on 2005/03/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Belton Branch at 313 East Central Avenue, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Extraco Banks, National Association: Belton Branch at 2000 North Main St, branch established on 1984/06/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,194.0 mil, Deposits: $883.6 mil, headquarters in Temple, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Extraco Corporation
  • First State Bank Central Texas: Belton Branch at 2855 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/07/13. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $1,112.8 mil, Deposits: $884.8 mil, headquarters in Austin, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Central Community Corporation
  • First Texas Bank: Belton Branch at 300 East First Avenue, branch established on 1933/10/25. Info updated 2009/08/25: Bank assets: $236.8 mil, Deposits: $206.0 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Texas Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Belton, Texas:

  • Budget Host Inn, 1520 S I-35, Belton, TX 76513 , Phone: (254) 939-0744, Fax: (254) 939-9238
  • Knights Inn, 1102 E 2nd Ave, Belton, TX 76513 , Phone: (254) 939-3745
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 229 W Loop 121, Belton, TX 76513 , Phone: (254) 939-2772, Fax: (254) 939-1769
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Belton, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Texas average:

14.4

Belton travel time to work - commute Belton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Belton city (based on Bell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant84,720225
Catholic25,3669
Mainline Protestant16,86144
Other14,38619
Black Protestant5,37819
None163,524-
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: 26
Bell County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 41
Bell County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 117
Bell County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bell County:

27.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$43,793$52,5520$0
Other Government Administration 8$43,135$64,7030$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,278$31,6680$0
Police Protection - Officers 31$121,604$47,0730$0
Police - Other 10$27,095$32,5140$0
Firefighters 31$112,912$43,7080$0
Fire - Other 1$2,424$29,0880$0
Streets and Highways 8$20,898$31,3470$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,376$28,5120$0
Sewerage 5$10,771$25,8500$0
Parks and Recreation 12$32,672$32,6720$0
Natural Resources 2$4,731$28,3860$0
Water Supply 7$19,629$33,6500$0
Local Libraries 5$13,990$33,5760$0
Other and Unallocable 16$56,291$42,2180$0
Totals for Government 149$517,599$41,6860$0

Belton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,223,000 ($62.49)
    General - Other: $1,216,000 ($62.13)
    Regular Highways: $814,000 ($41.59)
    Sewerage: $726,000 ($37.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($6.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($2.20)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,013,000 ($102.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,623,000 ($82.92)
    Water Utilities: $1,574,000 ($80.42)
    Sewerage: $1,145,000 ($58.50)
    Regular Highways: $620,000 ($31.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $608,000 ($31.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $525,000 ($26.82)
    General - Other: $457,000 ($23.35)
    Central Staff Services: $430,000 ($21.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $324,000 ($16.55)
    Financial Administration: $244,000 ($12.47)
    Libraries: $174,000 ($8.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000 ($5.98)
    General Public Buildings: $114,000 ($5.82)
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000 ($1.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $359,000 ($18.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,000 ($0.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($4.60)
    Regular Highways: $84,000 ($4.29)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($1.12)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($1.02)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($0.51)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($0.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,967,000 ($202.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $330,000 ($16.86)

Belton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,409,000 ($71.99)
    All Other: $730,000 ($37.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $665,000 ($33.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $127,000 ($6.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $60,000 ($3.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $990,000 ($50.58)
    Interest Earnings: $404,000 ($20.64)
    Fines and Forfeits: $400,000 ($20.44)
    Sale of Property: $351,000 ($17.93)
    Donations From Private Sources: $221,000 ($11.29)
    Rents: $129,000 ($6.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,183,000 ($111.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $513,000 ($26.21)
    All Other: $101,000 ($5.16)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($0.46)
  • Tax - Property: $3,063,000 ($156.50)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,306,000 ($117.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $833,000 ($42.56)
    Other License: $190,000 ($9.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $92,000 ($4.70)

Belton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,629,000 ($849.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,943,000 ($763.49)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,255,000 ($268.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,569,000 ($182.35)

Belton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,569,000 ($335.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,917,000 ($404.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $165,000 ($8.43)

13.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.49%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.94% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,479 average AGI)
Bell County:

0.94%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Coryell County, TX  0.90% ($31,859 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($37,160)
from Williamson County, TX  0.33% ($36,341)


14.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.42%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.93% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,232 average AGI)
Bell County:

0.93%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Coryell County, TX  0.86% ($29,141 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.44% ($49,661)
to Travis County, TX  0.43% ($31,008)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belton:

  • KTON (940 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, TX; Owner: SHELDON COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KTEM (1400 AM; 1 kW; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belton:

  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLT (88.5 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUSJ (105.5 FM; HARKER HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIIZ-FM (92.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSM (103.1 FM; COPPERAS COVE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KINV (107.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: SIMMONS LONE STAR MEDIA, LTD.)
  • KWBU-FM (103.3 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Belton:

  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KPLE-LP (Channel 31; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KILLEEN CHRISTIAN B/CING.CORPORATION)
  • K16CY (Channel 16; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Belton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 8,410Total average daily traffic
  • 672Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,680Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Belton)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Belton, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 158 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Belton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$150,33946$163,67184$169,18512$34,6771$9,707,3909$107,2073$105,327
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$230,8272$127,4154$168,2050$00$00$01$123,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$154,6966$179,12827$187,2907$29,5690$04$104,7182$125,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$169,0307$139,15017$196,8801$18,0100$01$127,9601$34,410
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$231,0301$93,8006$228,0870$00$01$159,2501$45,780

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0215.00 , 0216.01, 0216.02, 0217.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$196,0024$152,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$67,280
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$115,030
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0215.00 , 0216.01, 0216.02, 0217.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 241
  • Hazardous Condition: 94
  • Service Call: 17
  • Good Intent Call: 23

Incident types - Belton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belton, TX
Businesses in Belton, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Cinnabon 1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1SAS Shoes1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx1Subway3
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell2
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1
Knights Inn1UPS6
La Quinta1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets3
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