Montevallo, Alabama Population 2021

6,902
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Montevallo is a city located in Shelby County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 6,902, it is the 84th largest city in Alabama and the 3982nd largest city in the United States . Montevallo is currently growing at a rate of 1.20% annually and its population has increased by 9.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,323 in 2010. Montevallo reached it's highest population of 6,902 in 2021. Spanning over 13 miles, Montevallo has a population density of 539 people per square mile.

The average household income in Montevallo is $59,301 with a poverty rate of 16.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $743 per month, and the median house value is $160,300. The median age in Montevallo is 28.4 years, 29.1 years for males, and 26.6 years for females.

Montevallo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Montevallo was:

  • White: 69.01%
  • Black or African American: 24.40%
  • Other race: 2.87%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Montevallo, Alabama is 6,902 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,656.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,323.

Montevallo, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,61969.01%
Black or African American1,63324.40%
Some Other Race1922.87%
Two or More Races1562.33%
Asian721.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.07%
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Montevallo Population by Race

Montevallo Population Pyramid $2021

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Montevallo Median Age

28.4


Total

29.1


Male

26.6


Female

Montevallo Adults

There are 5,839 adults, (832 of whom are seniors) in Montevallo.

Montevallo Age Dependency

33.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Montevallo Sex Ratio

Female

3,661

54.70%

Male

3,032

45.30%

Montevallo Population by Age

Montevallo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montevallo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All56.4%43.6%
Male53.3%46.7%
Female43.7%56.3%
Non Family37%63%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montevallo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2492.3956.4
Non Family1,0151.4437
Married8793.1782.9
Female2633.1643.7
Male923.2553.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Montevallo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade842.38%
9th to 12th Grade2657.51%
High School Graduate1,08630.76%
Some College73020.68%
Associates Degree3098.75%
Bachelors Degree72620.57%
Graduate Degree3309.35%
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Montevallo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montevallo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3832,239769
Black981856247
Hispanic1123214
Other Race622614
2+ Races25256
Asian242420
Islander55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.33%.

Montevallo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,480$44,063$23,914
Less Than 9th Grade$10,966$$10,284
High School Graduate$24,940$31,250$14,063
Some College$43,021$53,693$32,257
Bachelors Degree$28,125$56,225$
Graduate Degree$55,313$57,083$53,482

$33,480

Average Earnings

$44,063

Average Male

$23,914

Average Female

Montevallo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montevallo Language by Age

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Montevallo Language

92.98% of Montevallo residents speak only English, while 7.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.22% of the population.

Montevallo Language

Montevallo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,53552614.88%
Hispanic31117255.31%
Black1,34917112.68%
Other16713279.04%
Multiple1512113.91%
Asian461736.96%

16.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.33%

Male Poverty Rate

17.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montevallo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montevallo is Other, with 79.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montevallo is Black, with 12.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.57%.

Montevallo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.49%
High School9.07%
Bachelors or Greater7.07%
Some College4.81%

Montevallo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed21.88%
Female Employed15.01%
Male Employed11.53%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Montevallo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montevallo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,650$59,301
Families$71,579$78,869
Married Families$74,437-
Non Families$20,048$34,624
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Income by Household Type

Montevallo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

27.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Montevallo Married by Age and Sex

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Montevallo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Montevallo Marital Status by Race

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Montevallo Marital Status

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435

Number of Veterans

378

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War193
Second Gulf War148
Vietnam89
Korea23
World War II16

Montevallo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54160
65 to 7474
75+71
55 to 6468
18 to 3462

Montevallo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2867.04%
Black1499.71%

Montevallo Veterans by Race

Montevallo Veterans by Education

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3.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montevallo Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Montevallo Employment by Age

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Montevallo Employment by Race

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Montevallo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.07%

Born in Montevallo

95.22%

Native Born

4.78%

Foreign Born

3.06%

Non Citizen

1.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.22% of Montevallo residents were born in the United States, with 68.07% having been born in Alabama. 3.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Montevallo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,902821.20%
20206,820821.22%
20196,738821.23%
20186,656-24-0.36%
20176,680370.56%
20166,643-78-1.16%
20156,721691.04%
20146,652510.77%
20136,601480.73%
20126,5531231.91%
20116,430941.48%
20106,3361,5112.76%
20004,8255861.30%
19904,2392740.67%
19803,9652460.64%
19703,7199643.05%
19602,7550.00%

Montevallo Population by Year