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Belding is a city in Ionia County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.
The community was named for settlers Hiram H. Belding and Alvan N. Belding
The latitude of Belding is 43.096N. The longitude is -85.233W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,852.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Belding demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ionia County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48809 ZIP code.
27% of Belding residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Belding ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Belding was $14,779, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Belding residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Belding, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $762.
Libraries in Belding include Alvah N Belding Memorial Library ... View libraries
Ionia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Belding political report.
The average commute time for Belding workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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