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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Montevallo who work in office and administrative support (20.55%), sales jobs (13.37%), and food service (11.00%).
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.
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: 27.43% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Montevallo in 2010 was $18,970, 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 $75,880 for a family of four. However, Montevallo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Montevallo is a very 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 German, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Montevallo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.