Nationwide Claims to Fame

Montgomery is 50th out of 6,406 other cities in Size in square miles

Statewide Claims to Fame

Montgomery is 2nd in Alabama out of 104 other cities in Current population (2012)

Montgomery is 2nd in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Households

Montgomery is 2nd in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Housing units

Montgomery is 2nd in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Size in square miles

Montgomery is 2nd in Alabama out of 98 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Montgomery is 4th in Alabama out of 101 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Montgomery is 4th in Alabama out of 104 other cities in Retail sales

Montgomery is 11th in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Montgomery is 13th in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Race - Asian

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Montgomery Rank Alabama US
Current population (2012) 205,293 2nd 4,822,023 313,914,040
Size in square miles 159.6 2nd 50,645.3 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,289.5 23rd 94.4 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Montgomery Rank Alabama US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 30th 6.3% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.9% 41st 23.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.8% 89th 14.5% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Montgomery Rank Alabama US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.0% 53rd 81.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 31.3% 23rd 22.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Montgomery Rank Alabama US
Race - White 37.3% 105th 70.0% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 56.6% 11th 26.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 91st 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.2% 13th 1.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 29th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.3% 69th 1.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.9% 39th 4.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 36.1% 105th 66.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Montgomery Rank Alabama US
Female residents 53.0% 42nd 51.5% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.3% 33rd 3.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Montgomery Rank Alabama US
Housing units 92,115 2nd 2,182,088 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 24.7% 29th 15.5% 25.9%
Households 79,473 2nd 1,831,269 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.8% 77th 70.7% 66.1%
Home median value $120,300 63rd $120,800 $186,200
People per household 2.5 54th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Montgomery Rank Alabama US
Income per capita $24,588 42nd $23,483 $27,915
Income per household $43,674 50th $42,934 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.6% 42nd 17.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Montgomery Rank Alabama US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 19,208 2nd 382,350 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,132,030 4th $57,344,851 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,377 60th $12,364 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $395,874 4th $6,426,342 $613,795,732

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