Montgomery, TX

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Living in Montgomery

Montgomery is a tiny city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,360 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Montgomery is the 912th largest community in Texas. Montgomery has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Montgomery, where the median household income is $71,953.00.

Unlike some cities, 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 city of managers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montgomery who work in management occupations (14.45%), office and administrative support (11.06%), and business and financial occupations (10.30%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Montgomery has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Montgomery a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Montgomery, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.68 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small city, Montgomery does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Montgomery who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.55% of adults in Montgomery have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Montgomery in 2018 was $44,272, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $177,088 for a family of four. However, Montgomery contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Montgomery is a very 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 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 14.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Montgomery include Irish, English, German, Northern European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Montgomery is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.