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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 196,986 people and 63 constituent neighborhoods, Montgomery is the third largest community in Alabama.

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.

One thing noticeable about Montgomery, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Montgomery is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Montgomery a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

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: 33.01% of adults in Montgomery have a college degree.

The per capita income in Montgomery in 2018 was $29,038, 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 $116,152 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 English, Irish, German, African, and European.

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