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Belmont is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after the estate of John P. Cushing, landowner
The latitude of Belmont is 42.395N. The longitude is -71.179W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 24,194.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Belmont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Middlesex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02478 ZIP code.
7% of Belmont residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Belmont ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Belmont was $42,485, compared with $21,587 nationally.
63% of Belmont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Belmont include Pleasant Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Belmont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,057. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,353.
Libraries in Belmont include Belmont Public Library, Benton Branch Library, Waverly Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Belmont include Belmont Citizen-Herald
The average commute time for Belmont workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Belmont between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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