Montgomery Village, MD


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Montgomery Village is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 33,801 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Montgomery Village is the 30th largest community in Maryland.

Montgomery Village is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Montgomery Village is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montgomery Village who work in office and administrative support (12.81%), management occupations (10.43%), and sales jobs (10.36%).

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

In Montgomery Village, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.01 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Montgomery Village is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Montgomery Village, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The education level of Montgomery Village ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Montgomery Village, 43.17% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Montgomery Village in 2010 was $34,401, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,604 for a family of four. However, Montgomery Village contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Montgomery Village is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Montgomery Village home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montgomery Village residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Montgomery Village also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.77% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Montgomery Village include Irish, English, African, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Montgomery Village's cultural character, accounting for 39.97% of the town’s population.

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