Montrose, MI


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Montrose is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,587 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Montrose is the 398th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities, Montrose isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Montrose are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Montrose is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Montrose who work in office and administrative support (16.32%), sales jobs (13.06%), and food service (7.90%).

The percentage of people in Montrose with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.12% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Montrose in 2010 was $16,665, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,660 for a family of four.

The people who call Montrose home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montrose residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Montrose include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.

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