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Belmont

An active community that enriches the small-town ambiance and makes this tranquil destination a desirable place to live.

Welcome to Belmont

In the midst of the culturally rich and technologically thriving Bay Area, Belmont is a charming city known for its beautiful hills and wide-open spaces. The city's name translates into “Beautiful Mountain.” A strong, active community enriches the small-town ambiance and makes this tranquil destination a desirable place to live.

Belmont is widely recognized as a safe community with an excellent local school system that continually performs well in the state rankings. The population of Belmont is highly educated, with over 56% of the adults having earned a four-year college degree or higher. Notre Dame de Namur University was founded in Belmont in 1851 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. It is a Catholic, not-for-profit, university serving over 2000 students and offering over 37 degrees and credential programs.

Belmont is a popular destination for high technology professionals in Silicon Valley who commute up and down the peninsula. Caltrain offers limited stop service to San Francisco in just over 30 minutes and to San Jose in just under 45 minutes. Belmont is also ideally located near the San Mateo Bridge for commuters and travelers heading to the East Bay.

The City of Belmont prides itself on being unique and instituted one of the country's first smoking bans in 2009 that prohibited smoking in all businesses and multi-story apartments and condominiums.

Below is the historical sales data for Belmont. It includes single-family home, condominium, and townhome sales through the multiple listing service within Belmont's city limits. Information is separated by property type where appropriate to illustrate price differences. Belmont's primary Zip Code is 94002.

Overview for Belmont, CA

28,109 people live in Belmont, where the median age is 40.2 and the average individual income is $86,444. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,109

Total Population

40.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$86,444

Average individual Income

Around Belmont, CA

There's plenty to do around Belmont, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

78
Very Walkable
Walking Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Brogue, Nitty Gritty Preschool At Acton SV, and Kuk Sool Won.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 2.06 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.78 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.05 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.52 miles 51 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.92 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.36 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Belmont, CA

Belmont has 10,961 households, with an average household size of 2.51. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Belmont do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 28,109 people call Belmont home. The population density is 6,071.62 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,109

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.2

Median Age

50.93 / 49.07%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
10,961

Total Households

2.51

Average Household Size

$86,444

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Belmont, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Belmont. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Belmont Oaks Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Ralston Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Cipriani Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Charles Armstrong School
PRIVATE
2nd - 8th
No rating available
Gloria Dei Lutheran Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Notre Dame Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Notre Dame High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Central Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Serendipity School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Nesbit Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
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