Belmont is located in west North Carolina. Belmont is part of Gaston County. Belmont has 9.93 square miles of land area and 0.18 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Belmont population is 10,346, which has grown 18.85% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Belmont median household income is $51,167 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.81% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 19.16% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Belmont median house value is $152,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 61.02% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 41.83% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Belmont is worse than the state average in quality. The Belmont area code is 704.