Montgomery is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 10,506 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Montgomery is the 175th largest community in Ohio.
Montgomery home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Montgomery real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Montgomery is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Montgomery is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montgomery who work in management occupations (18.61%), sales jobs (11.81%), and healthcare (11.42%).
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.
Of important note, Montgomery is also a city of artists. Montgomery has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Montgomery’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.41% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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.
Montgomery is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Montgomery’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Montgomery. 69.46% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Montgomery in 2010 was $54,663, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $218,652 for a family of four.
Montgomery is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Montgomery include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Montgomery is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.