Montgomery, Alabama Population 2022

199,571
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Montgomery is a city located in Montgomery County Alabama. Montgomery has a 2020 population of 199,571. It is also the county seat of Montgomery County. Montgomery is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 200,603 in 2010.

The average household income in Montgomery is $68,149 with a poverty rate of 20.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $905 per month, and the median house value is $121,100. The median age in Montgomery is 35.7 years, 33.6 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

The city has won multiple awards throughout its history, including being named All-America City, being listed as one of the top cities for job growth, and named the “happiest city in Alabama.”

Montgomery Population Statistics

Over 21% of the population lives below the federal poverty line. The city’s crime rates fall below the state and national averages for violent crimes but have a higher percentage of property crimes.

Montgomery Population Growth and Loss

Recent estimates show that the population has dropped by 2.8% since the last census after experiencing years of growth. However, with the many educational and employment opportunities, its military presence and its culture and recent city revitalization projects, there is no indicating that this downward trend will continue.

Montgomery Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Montgomerywas:

  • Black or African American: 60.80%
  • White: 31.46%
  • Asian: 3.25%
  • Two or more races: 2.87%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Montgomery, Alabama is 199,571 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 200,603.

Montgomery, Alabama Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010375,1190.00%
2011375,5494300.11%
2012374,872-677-0.18%
2013374,114-758-0.20%
2014373,476-638-0.17%
2015373,365-111-0.03%
2016373,8655000.13%
2017374,1743090.08%
2018373,022-1,152-0.31%
2019373,2902680.07%
2020373,5582680.07%
2021373,8262680.07%

Montgomery Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62,62931.46%
Black or African American121,03160.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native3630.18%
Asian6,4603.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.01%
Some Other Race2,8521.43%
Two or More Races5,7042.87%
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Montgomery Population by Race

Montgomery Population Pyramid 2022

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Montgomery Median Age

36


Total

33.8


Male

38


Female

Montgomery Adults

There are 151,692 adults, (29,073 of whom are seniors) in Montgomery.

Montgomery Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery Sex Ratio

Female

105,673

53.09%

Male

93,381

46.91%

Montgomery Population by Age

Montgomery Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montgomery Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
All54.1%45.9%
Male49.1%50.9%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Female39.8%60.2%

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montgomery Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All79,3312.4354.1
Married26,3393.1975.3
Male4,0473.4549.1
Female16,1103.4539.8
Non Family32,8351.1944.7

3.21

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Montgomery Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,2033.96%
9th to 12th Grade11,9259.09%
High School Graduate31,72224.17%
Some College28,45421.68%
Associates Degree10,0697.67%
Bachelors Degree25,51519.44%
Graduate Degree18,36813.99%
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Montgomery Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montgomery Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander131313
2+ Races2,5962,3581,411
Asian4,3823,9792,272
White45,27942,74021,220
Native American23117264
Black75,89963,06018,348
Hispanic3,2912,088709
Other Race1,174645139

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Montgomery Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,962$40,291$31,806
Less Than 9th Grade$21,748$24,255$18,512
High School Graduate$25,717$27,296$22,995
Some College$31,820$38,233$27,623
Bachelors Degree$44,448$52,551$38,373
Graduate Degree$57,381$86,230$54,144

$34,962

Average Earnings

$40,291

Average Male

$31,806

Average Female

Montgomery Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montgomery Language by Age

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Montgomery Language

93.49% of Montgomery residents speak only English, while 6.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Montgomery Language

Montgomery Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,1482,73838.30%
Black116,75729,86125.58%
Multiple5,4861,24322.66%
Native3576016.81%
Asian6,35467610.64%
White57,2884,6098.05%
Other1,112NaN%

20.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.41%

Male Poverty Rate

21.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery is Hispanic, with 38.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.13%.

Montgomery Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.13%
High School21.22%
Some College15.35%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%

Montgomery Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.75%
Male Unemployed28.17%
Female Employed11.43%
Female Unemployed34.33%

Montgomery Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montgomery Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,608$69,158
Families$60,275$84,311
Married Families$91,838$113,695
Non Families$34,118$45,717
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Income by Household Type

Montgomery Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery Married by Age and Sex

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Montgomery 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 55-64.

Montgomery Marital Status by Race

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Montgomery Marital Status

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13,964

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4,369
First Gulf War4,433
Vietnam4,259
Korea775
World War II185

Montgomery Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,288
35 to 544,283
55 to 643,209
65 to 742,717
75+2,467

Montgomery Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,71011.32%
Black7,6598.56%
Native American196.35%
Asian2144.43%
Other Race1329.27%
2+ Races2307.75%
Hispanic2195.75%

Montgomery Veterans by Race

Montgomery Veterans by Education

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7.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Montgomery Employment by Age

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Montgomery Employment by Race

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Montgomery 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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71.26%

Born in Montgomery

94.95%

Native Born

5.05%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

1.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.95% of Montgomery residents were born in the United States, with 71.26% having been born in Alabama. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Montgomery Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18402,2000.00%
18508,7286,52814.78%
18608,8431150.13%
187010,5881,7451.82%
188016,7136,1254.67%
189021,8835,1702.73%
190030,3468,4633.32%
191038,1367,7902.31%
192043,4645,3281.32%
193066,07922,6154.28%
194078,08412,0051.68%
1950106,52528,4413.15%
1960134,39327,8682.35%
1970133,386-1,007-0.08%
1980177,85744,4712.92%
1990187,1069,2490.51%
2000201,56814,4620.75%
2010205,7644,1960.21%
2011205,248-516-0.25%
2012204,732-516-0.25%
2013204,216-516-0.25%
2014203,700-516-0.25%
2015203,184-516-0.25%
2016202,668-516-0.25%
2017202,152-516-0.25%
2018201,636-516-0.26%
2019201,120-516-0.26%
2020200,603-517-0.26%
2021200,087-516-0.26%
2022199,571-516-0.26%

Montgomery Population by Year