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Belmont

City of Belmont

  •   State: 
    California
      County: 
    San Mateo County
      City: 
    Belmont
      County FIPS: 
    06081
      Coordinates: 
    37°31′5″N 122°17′30″W
      Area total: 
    4.64 sq mi (12.01 km²)
      Area land: 
    4.63 sq mi (11.99 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.01 sq mi (0.02 km²)
      Elevation: 
    43 ft (13 m)
      Established: 
    Incorporated October 29, 1926
  •   Latitude: 
    37,5171
      Longitude: 
    -122,2898
      Dman name cbsa: 
    San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
      Timezone: 
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 
    94002
      GMAP: 

    Belmont, San Mateo County, California, United States

  •   Population: 
    28,335
      Population density: 
    6,119.87 residents per square mile of area (2,363.11/km²)
      Household income: 
    $98,095
      Households: 
    10,326
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.25%
      Income taxes: 
    9.30%

Belmont is a city in San Mateo County in the U.S. state of California. It is in the San Francisco Bay Area, about halfway between San Francisco and San Jose. It was originally part of Rancho de las Pulgas, for which one of its main roads is named. Its population was 28,335 at the 2020 census. Ralston Hall is a historic landmark on the campus of Notre Dame de Namur University. The locally famous "Waterdog Lake" is also located in the foothills and highlands of Belmont. Belmont has a smoking ordinance, passed in January 2009, which bans smoking in all businesses and multi-story apartments and condominiums. The name is believed to derive from the Italian bel monte, meaning "beautiful mountain." The town was named for the "symmetrically rounded eminence" nearby. The city is located at 37°315N 122°1730W (37.518087, -122.291673).According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a land area of 4.63 square miles (12.0 km²) and 0.009 sq miles (0.023km²) of water. The largest mixed-race groups were White and Some Other Race (4.7%) and White and Asian (1,312, 4.6%). 3,523 residents (12.4%) were Hispanic or Latino (of any race). Among the residents who were not Hispanic or Latinos, 13,572 were White, 348 were Black or African American, 22 were American Indian and Alaska Native, 8,330 were Asian, 132 were Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders, 300 were of other races.

Etymology

The name is believed to derive from the Italian bel monte, meaning "beautiful mountain" The town was named for the "symmetrically rounded eminence" nearby. The town is located in the province of Piedmont, north-west of the Italian city of Milan. It has a population of around 2,000 people, with the majority of them living in the town of Piazza della Vigna, on the outskirts of the town. It is located on the banks of a river, which runs through the town, and is known as the "Piazza del Vigno" or "Vigno di Piazzo" River is a tributary of the river of the same name, which flows into the river at the village of Pio d'Antonio, near the town's center. The name Piazzetta comes from the word piazza, which means "a beautiful mountain" and refers to the area's natural beauty. Piazetta is also the name of a small town in Piacenza, Italy, which was also named for a nearby mountain, Pio D'Antonia, which is also known as Pio della vigno, or "the beautiful mountain." The town's name means "piazeta" in Italian and means "beauty" in Spanish. It was named after a mountain in the area, which has a similar shape to the town and is called Piazan, or Piazen, in Italian.

Geography

Belmont is located at 37°315N 122°1730W (37.518087, -122.291673).According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a land area of 4.63 square miles (12.0 km²) and 0.009 sq miles (0.023km²) of water. The city is located on the U.S. Turnpike, which runs through Belmont. Belmont is also known as "Belmont-on-the-Ohio" because of its proximity to the Ohio River. It is the only city in the state to be named after a former president, John F. Kennedy, who died in office in 1961. It was named after the town of Belmont, Ohio, which was founded in 1803. It has a population of 2,856. It also has a name for the town's first post office, which opened in 1805. It's also known for its popular baseball team, the Belmont Bulls, which won the World Series in 1961 and 1962. It won the National Championship in 1966 and 1967. It lost the World Championship in 1968 and 1970, and the National League Championship in 1974 and 1976. It had a population in the 1970s of 2.5 million, and again in the 1980s and 1990s, when the population fell to 2.4 million. The town has a total area of 5.1 square miles, or 4.3 square miles.

Demographics

At the 2010 census Belmont had a population of 25,835. The racial makeup of Belmont was 17,455 (67.6%) White, 420 (1.6) African American, 72 (0.3%) Native American, 5,151 (19.9%) Asian, 198 (0,8%) Pacific Islander, 964 (3.7%) from other races, and 1,572 (6.1%) from two or more races. The largest mixed-race groups were White and Some Other Race (1,345) and White and Asian (1, 312) (4.6%). 3,523 residents (12.4%) were Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2020 was the first recent census in which non-Hispanic White people were not the majority of the population in Belmont (47.9%). Among Hispanic and Latino residents, 676 identified their race as White, 22 Black or African. American, 80 American Indian and Alaska Native, 68 Asian, 16 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific. Islander, 1,527 (5.4) Some Other race, and 2,108 (2.5%) two ormore races. There were 11,169 housing units, of which 10,705 were occupied and 464 were vacant. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.7%; the rental rate was 52%. The median age was 40.9 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.4 males. The average family size was 2.95.

Government

Belmont has 15,827 registered voters. Of those, 48.5% are registered Democrats, 2,540 (16%) are registered Republicans, and 4,994 (31.6%) have declined to state a political party. In January 2009, Belmont adopted an ordinance that bans smoking in city parks, all businesses, and all multi-story apartments and condominiums. The city's largest hotel is Hyatt House, which is an apartment hotel and caters mostly to a business clientele, due to its proximity to Oracle headquarters. Students in Belmont are eligible to receive public schooling through two school districts: Belmont-Redwood Shores School District and Sequoia Union High School District. There are also several private schools. The private Charles Armstrong School specializes in language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. Belmont is in California's 14th congressional district, represented by Democrat Jackie Speier. It is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and is near the San Mateo County line. It has a number of parks, including Twin Pines Park, Waterdog Lake Open Space, Semeria Park and Davey Glen Park. It also has a public library, a member of the Peninsula Library System, and a private school, which specializes in Dyslexia education. The City of Belmont has a population of about 15,000 people. It was founded in 1883 and is one of the oldest cities in San Francisco County, California.

Education

The public schools in Belmont are run by the Belmont Redwood Shores School District (BRSSD) The public high school, Carlmont High School, however, is in Sequoia Union High School District. The public schools are highly rated. The private schools include Immaculate Heart of Mary School (Preschool through 8th Grade) and Charles Armstrong School specializing in language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. The high school is a California Distinguished School. The school is located in the town of Belmont, California. It is located on the west side of the town. The town is located near the San Francisco Bay Area. It has a population of about 3,000. The schools are located in a suburb of San Francisco, California, called Belmont. The district has a high school that is considered to be one of the best in the state. It also has a middle school and elementary school that are considered to have a high quality of education. The city is home to a number of colleges, including Notre Dame de Namur University and the University of California, San Francisco. The community is also home to the California State University, San Diego (CSU), which has a reputation for being a top-rated school. The local high school has a highly rated reputation for its academic achievement. It was founded in the 1950s and has been in the same district since the 1960s. The elementary school is called Central Elementary. The middle school is known as Ralston Middle.

Economy

According to the city's 2021 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in 2021 were: 1-800,000. The city's economy is expected to grow by 2.5 percent in the next five years. The economy is projected to grow at a rate of 2.7 percent in 2021. The top employers are: 1,900,000; 2,200,000, and 3,200. The number of jobs will grow by 1.5 million by 2021, according to the report. The growth rate will be 2.4 percent. The unemployment rate will remain at 2.3 per cent in 2021, the report says. The economic growth rate is projected at 1.7 per cent. The U.S. unemployment rate is currently at 0.8 per cent; the unemployment rate has been 0.9 per cent for the past three years. In 2021, unemployment rates are expected to be 0.6 per cent, down from 0.7 in 2013 and 0.4 per year in 2012. The average unemployment rate for the city is now 0.5 per year; the rate is the lowest in the state of Washington, D.C. It is the highest in the nation. In the city, unemployment is currently 0.2 per cent and the rate of inflation is 0.1 per year. The rate of unemployment is 1.2 percent; the national average is 1 per year, the lowest for the state. The state's unemployment rate was 0.3 percent in 2013, the highest for the year.

Sister cities

Namur, Belgium and Belmont, Massachusetts, United States are sister cities. Namur is a city in Belgium, while Belmont is in Massachusetts. Both cities are located in the province of Haut-Brussels in the Belgian region of Hauts-Belgium. The town of Namur has a population of 1.2 million. The city of Belmont has a total population of 2.3 million, making it one of the largest U.S. cities in the state. It is also the second-largest city in Massachusetts, after Boston. It has an international airport, with a total of 2,500 flights a day. It also has a zoo, with more than 1,000 visitors a day, and a zoo center, with 1,500 visitors a year. It was founded in 1793. It's the only city in the region to have a zoo in its name, with 2,000 people living in the city centre. The name of the zoo is "The Zoo in Namur" and the city's name is "Belmont" The city also has an aquarium, with about 1,200 people living there. It opened in 1794. It became the first American city to have an aquarium in the United States, in 1798. In 1799, it was the first European city to open its doors to the U.N. and the second in the world to the European Union. In 1800, it became the third city to become a city.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Belmont, San Mateo County, California = 81.4. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 45. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 79. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Belmont = 4.9 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 28,335 individuals with a median age of 42.7 age the population dropped by -0.13% in Belmont, San Mateo County, California population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 6,119.87 residents per square mile of area (2,363.11/km²). There are average 2.37 people per household in the 10,326 households with an average household income of $98,095 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.80% of the available work force and has dropped -5.75% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.70%. The number of physicians in Belmont per 100,000 population = 312.3.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Belmont = 18.8 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 59. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 255. 77 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 41.7 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 64, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Belmont, San Mateo County, California which are owned by the occupant = 58.62%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 44 years with median home cost = $767,150 and home appreciation of -7.54%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $5.34 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $6,180 per student. There are 19.9 students for each teacher in the school. 25177.44% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 30.53% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 21.12% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Belmont's population in San Mateo County, California of 13,504 residents in 1900 has increased 2,1-fold to 28,335 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.63% female residents and 49.37% male residents live in Belmont, San Mateo County, California.

    As of 2020 in Belmont, San Mateo County, California are married and the remaining 40.73% are single population.

  • 29.8 minutes is the average time that residents in Belmont require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    81.19% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 9.62% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 3.80% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.28% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Belmont, San Mateo County, California, 58.62% are owner-occupied homes, another 39.13% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.25% are vacant.

  • The 40.88% of the population in Belmont, San Mateo County, California who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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