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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Montevallo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (14.98%), office and administrative support (10.48%), and teaching (8.24%).
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.
Montevallo is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Montevallo citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.02% of adults in Montevallo have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Montevallo in 2018 was $20,024, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,096 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, German, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Montevallo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.