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.
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, 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 small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the Montevallo area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Montevallo maintain a good economy.
Being a small city, Montevallo does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Montevallo who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.82% of adults in Montevallo 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.