Montgomery, AL Profile: Facts & Data

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Montgomery, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Montgomery had a population of 207,148 as of July 1, 2018. Montgomery ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Montgomery is located at latitude 32.3472 and longitude -86.2661 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Montgomery (see map below) encompass a land area of 159.8 sq. miles and a water area of 1.74 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 239 feet.

The City of Montgomery (GNIS ID: 2404289) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Montgomery is located within Montgomery Division of Montgomery County.


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Montgomery, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 207,148
Population in Households 200,060
Population in Familes 157,105
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,088
Population Density2 1,296
Diversity Index3 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,538
Average Household Income $68,472
Per Capita Income $27,636

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 93,992 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46,994 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 35,225 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,773 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $130,281
Average Home Value $174,978
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 82,219
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 50,901
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.07% 0.06%
Households 0.11% 0.08%
Families -0.18% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Montgomery, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montgomery to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 100th
Population Density # 33 94th
Diversity Index # 52 91st
Median Household Income # 157 73rd
Per Capita Income # 80 86th

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