Belwood, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Belwood, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Belwood had a population of 979 as of July 1, 2017. Belwood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Belwood is located at latitude 35.4843 and longitude -81.5274 in Cleveland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Belwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cleveland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The Town of Belwood (GNIS ID: 2405239) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Belwood is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Cleveland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Belwood, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 979
Daytime Population: Workers 128
Daytime Population: Residents 567
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 695
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 979
Population in Familes 821
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $36,150
Average Household Income $49,347
Per Capita Income $19,460


Total Housing Units 435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $100,781
Average Home Value $146,021


Total Households 390
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 269
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.42% 0.12%
Households 0.4% 0.1%
Families 0.42% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Belwood, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belwood to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 439 41st
Population Density # 711 4th
Diversity Index # 598 19th
Median Household Income # 518 30th
Per Capita Income # 549 26th

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