Data and Demographics
Montgomery is the capital city of Alabama and the second largest city in the state. The metropolitan area is comprised of Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes and Montgomery counties. Our amazing city is the first city in Alabama to earn a public protection classification of 1 from the Insurance Services Office, as well as receiving the number one spot among winners of the Best Historic City category in the 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA TODAY.
Montgomery is located in the Central time zone.
City of Montgomery 198,525 Autauga County 55,869 Elmore County 81,209 Lowndes County 9,726 Montgomery County 226,486 Montgomery Metropolitan Area 373,290
Population Breakdown by Age
Median Age 37.1
Source: Montgomery Metro; U.S. Census Bureau ACS 5-year estimates (2018)
Population Breakdown by Race
White 50.50% Black or African American 44.55% American Indian or Alaska Native 021% Asian 1.89% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.02% Other 099% Two or more races 1.83%
Education Population 25 Years and Over
Less than 9th grade 4.2% 9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9.8% High school graduate (includes equivalency) 28.6% Some college, no degree 20.6% Associate's Degree 7.6% Bachelor's Degree 17.5% Graduate or Professional Degree 11.7%
Cost of Living
Comparative Cost of Living in Southeastern State Capitals
Based on an average of 100, the C2ER Cost of Living Index measures relative price levels for consumer goods and services.
Source: C2ER, 2020 Q1
Median Family Income
Source: HUD Office of Economic Affairs, FY 2020 (Montgomery Metro Area)
Total Households; 144,273
Company/Organizations Employees Product/Service Maxwell/Gunter Air Force Base 12,280 Federal Government State of Alabama 11,380 State Government Montgomery Public Schools 4,524 Local School System Baptist Health 4,300 Hospitals and Clinics Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama 3,530 Automobile Manufacturing ALFA Insurance Companies 2,568 Corporate HQ and Insurance Companies City of Montgomery 2,500 Local Government MOBIS Alabama 1, 400 Automobile Parts Manufacturing Jackson Hospital & Clinic, Inc. 1,300 Hospitals and Clinics Koch Foods 1,250 Poultry Processing Rheem Water Heaters 1,070 Water Heater Manufacturing Baptist Medical Center South 980 Hospitals and Clinics Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Montgomery 850 Entertainment Venue Glovis Alabama, LLC 832 Warehousing and Distribution Alabama State University 792 University Convergent Outsourcing, Inc. 750 Customer Contact Center Montgomery County Commission 700 Local Government Alorica 670 Customer Contact Center Alabama Power Company 660 Electric Utility Central AL Veteran’s Health Care System 600 Health Care Health Care 576 University Glovis America 545 Warehousing and Distribution Big Lots Stores, Inc. 500 Consumer Products Distribution SYKES Enterprises 500 Customer Contact Center DAS North America, Inc.Montgomery County Commission 495 Automobile Parts Manufacturing US Foods 469 Food and Beverage Products Distribution Seoyon E Hwa 441 Door Trim Parts Manufacturing ASK Telemarketing/Always Open 423 Customer Contact Center Capitol Hill Healthcare & Rehab First 382 Nursing Homes/Assisted Living Facilities Hyundai Power Transformers USA 396 Power Transformer Manufacturing Baptist Medical Center East 355 Hospitals and Clinics STERIS Corporation 340 Hospital Equipment Manufacturing Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa 318 Hotel and Spa Lear Corporation 308 Automobile Parts Manufacturing Coca Cola UNITED 305 Beverage Distribution