Montgomery, TX
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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 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Montgomery is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Montgomery is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montgomery who work in sales jobs (12.19%), management occupations (11.83%), and food service (8.60%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Montgomery has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Montgomery has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Montgomery than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Montgomery may be for you.

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 33.25 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.

Despite being a small city, Montgomery has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Montgomery are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.76% of adults in Montgomery having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Montgomery in 2010 was $26,703, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,812 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 13.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Montgomery include German, Scots-Irish, English, and Czech.

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