Montevallo, AL

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Living in Montevallo

Montevallo is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 6,738 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Montevallo is the 96th largest community in Alabama.

Unlike some cities, Montevallo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Montevallo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Montevallo is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Montevallo who work in sales jobs (13.76%), office and administrative support (10.78%), and teaching (8.73%).

Montevallo is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Montevallo to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.

As is often the case in a small city, Montevallo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Montevallo is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.92% of adults in Montevallo have a college degree.

The per capita income in Montevallo in 2018 was $21,610, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,440 for a family of four. However, Montevallo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Montevallo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Montevallo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montevallo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Montevallo include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Montevallo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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