Belmont, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Belmont, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Belmont had a population of 2,188 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Belmont: Gum Springs.

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Belmont, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,188
Population in Households 2,188
Population in Familes 1,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 463
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $32,060
Average Household Income $47,407
Per Capita Income $18,915


Total Housing Units 989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 526 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $117,928
Average Home Value $125,237


Total Households 858
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 597
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.95% 0.67%
Households 0.96% 0.69%
Families 0.67% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

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, 2018 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 # 113 69th
Population Density # 185 49th
Diversity Index # 280 23rd
Median Household Income # 217 40th
Per Capita Income # 203 44th

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