Montgomery is a relatively large city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 199,518 people and 58 constituent neighborhoods, Montgomery is the second largest community in Alabama.
Montgomery is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.59%), sales jobs (11.35%), and management occupations (9.08%).
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.
Another interesting thing about Montgomery, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with 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: 31.76% of adults in Montgomery have a college degree.
The per capita income in Montgomery in 2010 was $25,849, 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 $103,396 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 Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Montgomery is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.