Montevallo, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Montevallo, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Montevallo had a population of 6,407 as of July 1, 2017. Montevallo 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 Montevallo is located at latitude 33.1259 and longitude -86.8469 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the City of Montevallo (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Shelby County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The City of Montevallo (GNIS ID: 2404287) 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 Montevallo is located within Montevallo Division of Shelby County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Montevallo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Montevallo: Kings, Montavalo, Smiths Store, Wilsons Hill.

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Montevallo, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,407
Daytime Population: Workers 1,857
Daytime Population: Residents 3,540
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,397
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 5,460
Population in Familes 3,963
Population in Group Qrtrs 947
Population Density2 514
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $39,205
Average Household Income $58,548
Per Capita Income $22,860


Total Housing Units 2,699 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,219 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,160 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 320 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $168,847
Average Home Value $201,066


Total Households 2,379
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,356
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.71% 0.88%
Households 0.72% 0.97%
Families 1.02% 0.74%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Montevallo, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montevallo to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 96 84th
Population Density # 129 78th
Diversity Index # 117 80th
Median Household Income # 279 52nd
Per Capita Income # 193 67th

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