Montgomery, AL


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Living in Montgomery

Montgomery is a relatively large city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 200,022 people and 58 constituent neighborhoods, Montgomery is the second largest community in Alabama.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Montgomery is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Montgomery is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montgomery who work in office and administrative support (13.70%), sales jobs (11.80%), and management occupations (9.24%).

Also of interest is that Montgomery has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Montgomery is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.98% of adults in Montgomery have a college degree.

The per capita income in Montgomery in 2010 was $24,430, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,720 for a family of four. However, Montgomery contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Montgomery is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Montgomery home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montgomery residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Montgomery include German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Montgomery is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.