Montgomery, Illinois Population 2024

22,461

Montgomery is a city located in Kane County, Kendall County, and Will County Illinois. Montgomery has a 2024 population of 22,461. Montgomery is currently growing at a rate of 2.3% annually and its population has increased by 9.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,435 in 2020.

The average household income in Montgomery is $109,098 with a poverty rate of 9.46%. The median age in Montgomery is 31.7 years: 27.9 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Montgomery Demographics

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

  • White: 69.1%
  • Other race: 13.38%
  • Two or more races: 11.33%
  • Black or African American: 4.75%
  • Asian: 1.13%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
Land Area (mi²)
9.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,338.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.91% (2,026)
The current population of Montgomery, Illinois is 22,461 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,435.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,26569.1%
Other race2,76313.38%
Two or more races2,33911.33%
Black or African American9814.75%
Asian2331.13%
Native American390.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander240.12%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Montgomery Population by Race

Montgomery Population Pyramid 2024

Montgomery Median Age

31.7

Total

27.9

Male

36

Female

Montgomery Adults

There are 14,434 adults, (1,720 of whom are seniors) in Montgomery.

Montgomery Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery Sex Ratio

Female9,45045.78%
Male11,19454.22%

Montgomery Population by Age

Montgomery Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,6193.1276.423.6
Married4,0003.5880.919.1
Non Family1,6541.4876.223.8
Female6773.7348.651.4
Male2884.6279.220.8

3.55

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Montgomery Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4653.92%
Associates Degree1,73914.65%
Bachelors Degree2,49721.03%
Graduate Degree8757.37%
High School Graduate3,60330.35%
Less Than 9th Grade4623.89%
Some College2,23218.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Montgomery Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montgomery Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,5597,3512,485
Hispanic3,4272,770539
Other Race1,6931,365255
2+ Races928766146
Black546506186
Asian153153106
Native American27270
Islander24240

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.28%.

Montgomery Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$70,492$86,753$59,508
Graduate Degree$100,916$101,515$85,536
High School Graduate$41,589$52,949$36,827
Less Than 9th Grade$24,706$38,718$20,854
Overall$55,129$59,265$44,146
Some College$49,138$56,351$45,227

$55,129

Average Earnings

$59,265

Average Male

$44,146

Average Female

Montgomery Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montgomery Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Montgomery Language

75.92% of Montgomery residents speak only English, while 24.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.01% of the population.

Montgomery Language

Montgomery Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,66490213.54%
Multiple2,33963627.19%
White12,0395694.73%
Black98144645.46%
Other2,7632448.83%

9.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.33%

Male Poverty Rate

11.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery is Black, with 45.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery is White, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.53%.

Montgomery Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.06%
High School8.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.8%
Some College3.42%

Montgomery Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.06%
Male Unemployed46.21%
Female Employed6.52%
Male Employed3.09%

Montgomery Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montgomery Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$109,154$117,034
Households$105,240$109,098
Married Families$112,211$-999,999,999
Non Families$57,308$77,872

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Montgomery Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Montgomery Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Montgomery Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Montgomery Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

625

Number of Veterans

548

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam330
Second Gulf War173
First Gulf War97
Korea6
World War II0

Montgomery Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74215
35 to 54173
18 to 3486
55 to 6480
75+71

Montgomery Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5545.6%
Hispanic781.72%
Other Race351.61%
Asian2914.01%
Native American717.95%

Montgomery Veterans by Race

Montgomery Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

75.7%

Labor Force Participation

71.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Montgomery Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Montgomery Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Montgomery Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.75%

Born in Montgomery

91.66%

Native Born

8.34%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

5.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.66% of Montgomery residents were born in the United States, with 75.75% having been born in Illinois. 3.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Montgomery Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,9955072.07%
202824,4885072.11%
202723,9815062.16%
202623,4755072.21%
202522,9685072.26%
202422,4615062.3%
202321,9551050.48%
202221,8504942.31%
202121,3569214.51%
202020,4358024.08%
201919,633-91-0.46%
201819,724470.24%
201719,677710.36%
201619,6061700.87%
201519,4361610.84%
201419,2751600.84%
201319,1152081.1%
201218,9072261.21%
201118,6812961.61%
201018,38500%
20005,4711,20428.22%
19904,26789826.65%
19803,369912.78%
19703,278-21,717-86.89%

Montgomery Population by Year