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Belton is a city in Bell County, in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood metro area.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Belton is 31.055N. The longitude is -97.464W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 509 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,883.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Belton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bell County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Killeen-Temple area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76502 ZIP code.
13% of Belton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Belton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Belton was $14,345, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Belton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Belton include Belton Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Belton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $783.
Libraries in Belton include Lena Armstrong Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Belton include KNCT.
Bell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Belton political report.
The average commute time for Belton workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Belton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Belton include Ramada Limited.
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