Montgomery is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,609 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Montgomery is the 386th largest community in New York.
Unlike some villages, Montgomery isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Montgomery are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Montgomery is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montgomery who work in teaching (13.49%), office and administrative support (11.88%), and management occupations (8.46%).
Also of interest is that Montgomery has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Montgomery is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Overall, Montgomery’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
In Montgomery, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.98 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Montgomery citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.17% of adults in Montgomery have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Montgomery in 2010 was $33,586, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,344 for a family of four.
Montgomery is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Montgomery home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montgomery residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Montgomery also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.42% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Montgomery include Italian, German, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Montgomery is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.