Montgomery, IL

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Living in Montgomery

Montgomery is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 20,262 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Montgomery is the 136th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Montgomery was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Montgomery economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Montgomery, where the median household income is $98,050.00.

Montgomery real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Montgomery house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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 village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montgomery who work in office and administrative support (12.41%), sales jobs (11.54%), and management occupations (9.86%).

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.

Montgomery is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Montgomery’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Montgomery, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.00 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Montgomery citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.88% of adults in Montgomery have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Montgomery in 2018 was $31,591, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,364 for a family of four. However, Montgomery contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Montgomery is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Montgomery also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.33% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Montgomery include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and Norwegian.

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

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