Montgomery is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 10,853 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Montgomery is the 168th 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 93.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Montgomery is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montgomery who work in sales jobs (19.38%), management occupations (17.21%), and healthcare (10.10%).
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.
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.98% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Montgomery is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Montgomery really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Montgomery perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, Montgomery is a pretty powerful place. 74.03% of the adults in Montgomery have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Montgomery in 2018 was $61,114, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $244,456 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Montgomery is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.