Montgomery, Alabama Population 2022

199,571
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Montgomery is a city located in Montgomery County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Montgomery County. With a 2020 population of 199,571, it is the 2nd largest city in Alabama and the 133rd largest city in the United States. 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 2020. Spanning over 162 miles, Montgomery has a population density of 1,248 people per square mile.

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 - per month, and the median house value is -. 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.

Montgomery Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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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

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montgomery Households and Families

3.21

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Montgomery Households by Type

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Montgomery Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montgomery Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$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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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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Montgomery Poverty Rate by Education

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Montgomery Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montgomery Income by Household Type

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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

Montgomery Veterans by War

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Montgomery Veterans by Age

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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

Montgomery Population by Year