Montevideo is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 5,217 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Montevideo is the 135th largest community in Minnesota.
Montevideo is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Montevideo is a city of service providers, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montevideo who work in management occupations (8.20%), food service (7.49%), and personal care services (6.94%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Montevideo spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.39 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Montevideo rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.03% of adults 25 and older in Montevideo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Montevideo in 2010 was $25,038, which is middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,152 for a family of four. However, Montevideo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Montevideo is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Montevideo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montevideo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Montevideo include Norwegian, Dutch, Swedish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Montevideo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.