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.
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 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 (13.76%), office and administrative support (10.78%), and teaching (8.73%).
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 education level of Montevallo citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.92% of adults in Montevallo have at least a bachelor's 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.