Belmont, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Belmont, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Belmont had a population of 2,187 as of July 1, 2017. Belmont ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Belmont is located at latitude 34.505 and longitude -88.2083 in Tishomingo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Belmont (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Tishomingo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 581 feet.

The Town of Belmont (GNIS ID: 2405237) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Belmont is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tishomingo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belmont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Belmont: Gum Springs.

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Belmont, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,187
Daytime Population: Workers 1,360
Daytime Population: Residents 1,033
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,393
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 2,187
Population in Familes 1,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 463
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $32,333
Average Household Income $46,206
Per Capita Income $18,404


Total Housing Units 995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 546 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 310 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $108,605
Average Home Value $114,927


Total Households 856
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 597
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.08% 0.87%
Households 1.06% 0.9%
Families 0.76% 0.73%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Belmont, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belmont to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 112 69th
Population Density # 185 49th
Diversity Index # 278 23rd
Median Household Income # 200 45th
Per Capita Income # 206 43rd

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