Belwood, North Carolina

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Belwood, North Carolina

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Belwood strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Belwood Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Belwood, North Carolina

Comparing Belwood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Racial Diversity 8 3
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Age of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
Median Family Income 5 5
People Above Poverty 4 6
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Affordability of Rents 4 6
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Belwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NW of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Cleveland
Standard Zip Codes 28090
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.476
Longitude -81.523

Belwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
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Belwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 962 100%
Male 454 47.2%
Female 508 52.8%
Under 18 267 27.8%
18+ 695 72.2%
65+ 114 11.9%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 2.97
White 916 95.2%
African-American 37 3.8%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2%

Estimated Belwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,006
Growth 44
Growth % 4.6%

Belwood Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 37.1%
German 18.8%
English 16.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
Irish 4.5%
Scotch-Irish 3%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
European 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
Polish 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Canadian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Belwood, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Delight (28090)
Double Shoals (28090)
Toluca (28090)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Belwood 962 $40,417
Casar 308 $30,179
Fallston 603 $41,042
Kingstown 845 $33,281
Lawndale 642 $36,023
Polkville 535 $40,875
Waco 328 $38,750
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