Montgomery is a tiny city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 806 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 $48,125.00.
Montgomery real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Montgomery house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Montgomery who work in sales jobs (14.78%), management occupations (11.01%), and healthcare (9.12%).
One downside of living in Montgomery is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Montgomery, the average commute to work is 34.42 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Montgomery is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
In terms of college education, Montgomery is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.11% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Montgomery in 2010 was $27,376, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,504 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 12.27% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Montgomery include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Montgomery is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.