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.
Unlike some cities, Montevideo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Montevideo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Montevideo is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Montevideo who work in office and administrative support (10.02%), management occupations (8.20%), and sales jobs (7.23%).
One of the benefits of Montevideo is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.86 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of adults in Montevideo who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.95% of the adults in Montevideo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Montevideo in 2010 was $24,467, which is middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,868 for a family of four. However, Montevideo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Swedish, Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Montevideo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.