Montevallo is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 6,648 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Montevallo is the 96th largest community in Alabama.
Montevallo real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Montevallo house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Montevallo is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Montevallo is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montevallo who work in office and administrative support (18.96%), sales jobs (10.21%), and food service (8.91%).
Montevallo is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Montevallo to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.
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 somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.82% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Montevallo in 2010 was $18,432, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,728 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 English, German, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Montevallo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.