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 87.52% 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 (13.68%), sales jobs (11.57%), and management occupations (10.53%).

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.

One downside of living in Montgomery Village is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Montgomery Village, the average commute to work is 36.59 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Montgomery Village is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Montgomery Village area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The citizens of Montgomery Village are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.38% of adults in Montgomery Village have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Montgomery Village in 2010 was $34,549, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,196 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 27.39% 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 38.34% 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.