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Belmont,MA index of house prices


Houses: 9,980 (9,732 occupied: 5,924 owner occupied, 3,808 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

36%

Housing density: 2141 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $342,737.


Median contract rent in 2009: $1,341 (lower quartile is $1,089, upper quartile is $1,567)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,100


Median gross rent in Belmont, MA in 2009: $1,538


Housing units in Belmont with a mortgage: 2,695 (193 second mortgage, 515 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,594


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $133,361


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $87,933


Median monthly housing costs: $1,681





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $597,717 (it was $419,700 in 2000)
Belmont:

$597,717
Massachusetts:

$338,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $484,594 - $759,184

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $952,064
Here:

$952,064
State:

$412,156

Townhouses or other attached units: $482,763
Here:

$482,763
State:

$346,236

In 2-unit structures: $557,901
Here:

$557,901
State:

$348,924

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $241,583
Here:

$241,583
State:

$354,648

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $698,868
Here:

$698,868
State:

$326,862

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,883
  • In family households: 19,806 (5,011 male householders, 1,506 female householders)
    5,441 spouses, 7,086 children (6,774 natural, 225 adopted, 87 stepchildren), 65 grandchildren, 172 brothers or sisters, 77 parents, 182 other relatives, 266 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,077 (1,074 male householders (794 living alone)), 2,126 female householders (1,725 living alone)), 877 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 311 (275 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,774 2-persons, 1,585 3-persons, 1,468 4-persons, 536 5-persons, 98 6-persons, 56 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,519 1-person, 574 2-persons, 79 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

4,625 married couples with children.
705 single-parent households (119 men, 586 women).

80.0% of residents of Belmont speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
12.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 3,573 (14.8%)
(53.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.0

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Belmont, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 76
  • 4 rooms: 84
  • 5 rooms: 734
  • 6 rooms: 1,108
  • 7 rooms: 1,263
  • 8 rooms: 1,141
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,507
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 154
  • 3 rooms: 363
  • 4 rooms: 729
  • 5 rooms: 1,343
  • 6 rooms: 737
  • 7 rooms: 296
  • 8 rooms: 123
  • 9 or more rooms: 40
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Belmont, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 99
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,163
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,340
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,624
  • 5+ bedrooms: 698
  • no bedroom: 35
  • 1 bedroom: 568
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,265
  • 3 bedrooms: 800
  • 4 bedrooms: 104
  • 5+ bedrooms: 36
Cars and other vehicles available in Belmont, Massachusetts in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 284
  • 1 vehicle: 1,847
  • 2 vehicles: 2,953
  • 3 vehicles: 701
  • 4 vehicles: 118
  • 5+ vehicles: 21
  • no vehicle: 362
  • 1 vehicle: 1,983
  • 2 vehicles: 1,310
  • 3 vehicles: 124
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5+ vehicles: 12

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 115
  • 2000 to 2004: 92
  • 1990 to 1999: 87
  • 1980 to 1989: 176
  • 1970 to 1979: 436
  • 1960 to 1969: 454
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,198
  • 1940 to 1949: 857
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,223

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Belmont, MA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Belmont, MA:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 0
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 3
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 3
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 4
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 3
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 5
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 4
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 1
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 0
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 0
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 0
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 4
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 16
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 45
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 224
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 420
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1998
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 1685
  • $1,000,000 or more: 1507
 


Belmont rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Belmont:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 32
  • $250 to $299: 11
  • $300 to $349: 29
  • $350 to $399: 8
  • $400 to $449: 8
  • $450 to $499: 8
  • $500 to $549: 17
  • $550 to $599: 8
  • $600 to $649: 21
  • $650 to $699: 54
  • $700 to $749: 18
  • $750 to $799: 36
  • $800 to $899: 91
  • $900 to $999: 66
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 486
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 591
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 1,390
  • $2,000 or more: 304
  • No cash rent: 159
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 959
  • 1990 to 1994: 421
  • 1985 to 1989: 421
  • 1980 to 1984: 275
  • 1975 to 1979: 221
  • 1970 to 1974: 265
  • 1970 to 1974: 219
  • 1965 to 1969: 792


Belmont, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 65.1%
Number of people working at home: 664 (5.3% of all workers)


Belmont commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 171
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 916
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1312
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1548
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2022
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1064
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2263
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 439
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 628
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 961
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 465
  • 90 or more minutes: 166
 


Belmont mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,827 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 1,227 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 703 (6%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 612 (5%)
  • Railroad: 186 (1%)
  • Taxi: 17 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 102 (1%)
  • Walked: 191 (2%)
  • Other means: 82 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 664 (5%)
 


Belmont, MA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 425
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 318
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 314
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 295
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 322
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 295
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 297
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 280
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 423
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 609
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 963
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 1470
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1124
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 763
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 772
  • $200,000 or more: 1047
 

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 4663
 Italian: 3213
 Other groups: 2656
 English: 1805
 Armenian: 1096
 German: 955
 Greek: 716
 Russian: 685
 United States or American: 592
 French (except Basque): 508
 Scottish: 486
 Polish: 470
 French Canadian: 427
 Scotch-Irish: 379
 Swedish: 296
 European: 290
 Arab:: 271
 Eastern European: 210
 Dutch: 174
 Canadian: 161
 Austrian: 129
 Lebanese: 122
 Ukrainian: 97
 Hungarian: 96
 Norwegian: 95
 Welsh: 91
 Swiss: 90
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 88
 British: 85
 Australian: 82
 Portuguese: 80
 Albanian: 63
 Romanian: 49
 Haitian: 48
 Brazilian: 46
 Czech: 42
 Other Arab: 40
 Israeli: 40
 Finnish: 39
 Iranian: 36
 Arab/Arabic: 35
 Lithuanian: 35
 Danish: 34
 Palestinian: 29
 Slovak: 23
 Syrian: 23
 Jamaican: 22
 Bulgarian: 19
 Latvian: 19
 Egyptian: 18
 Barbadian: 18
 Northern European: 17
 Belgian: 14
 Scandinavian: 12
 Turkish: 12
 Macedonian: 8
 Subsaharan African:: 7
 Other Subsaharan African: 7
 Celtic: 7
 Slavic: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 6
 Yugoslavian: 6
 Pennsylvania German: 5
 Jordanian: 4


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Greece (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • France (5%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14054
  • Northeast: 3625
  • Midwest: 1118
  • South: 859
  • West: 653

65% of Belmont residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 93
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 11
  • 5th and 6th grade: 38
  • 7th and 8th grade: 78
  • 9th grade: 43
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 92
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,102
  • Less than 1 year of college: 143
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 681
  • Associate degree: 213
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,157
  • Master's degree: 1,465
  • Professional school degree: 893
  • Doctorate degree: 890

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 53
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 16
  • 5th and 6th grade: 59
  • 7th and 8th grade: 59
  • 9th grade: 69
  • 10th grade: 97
  • 11th grade: 49
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 119
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,624
  • Less than 1 year of college: 317
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 914
  • Associate degree: 545
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,492
  • Master's degree: 2,210
  • Professional school degree: 515
  • Doctorate degree: 477

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 1.9%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.5%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 1.5%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 0.9%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 19.8%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 10.6%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 4.5%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $103,690
  • Black householders: $93,541
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $81,973
  • Asian householders: $107,450
  • Some other race householders: $27,487
  • Two or more races householders: $115,432
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $100,173
Belmont household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Belmont household income for Black householders
Belmont household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Belmont household income for Asian householders
Belmont household income for Two or more races householders
Belmont household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Belmont marital status for males
Belmont marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $642,435
  • Black or African American householders: $384,521
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $231,424
  • Asian householders: $632,181
  • Two or more races householders: $676,472
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $541,178

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,651
  • One, attached: 275
  • Two: 3,499
  • 3 or 4: 925
  • 5 to 9: 73
  • 10 to 19: 109
  • 20 to 49: 193
  • 50 or more: 243
  • Mobile homes: 12

Median worth of mobile homes: $198,505


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago


Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Belmont:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Belmont
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (51.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46.6%)
  • Electricity (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (42.9%)
  • Utility gas (41.3%)
  • Electricity (13.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 365
Here:

14.0%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 230
Here:

18.3%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 453
Here:

60.0%
Massachusetts:

48.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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