Montgomery County, Alabama Population 2021

Montgomery County, Alabama's estimated population is 226,450 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montgomery County, Alabama is the 4th largest county inAlabama. The 2010 Population was 229,505 and has seen a growth of -1.33% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021226,450-18-0.01%
2020226,468-18-0.01%
2019226,486-18-0.01%
2018226,504-761-0.33%
2017227,265950.04%
2016227,170-109-0.05%
2015227,279-272-0.12%
2014227,551-639-0.28%
2013228,190-684-0.30%
2012228,874-315-0.14%
2011229,189-316-0.14%
2010229,50520,4209.77%
1990209,08512,0476.11%
1980197,03829,24817.43%
1970167,790-1,420-0.84%
1960169,21030,24521.76%
1950138,96524,54521.45%
1940114,42015,74915.96%
193098,67117,81822.04%
192080,853-1,325-1.61%
191082,17810,13114.06%
190072,04715,87528.26%
189056,1723,8167.29%
188052,3568,65219.80%
187043,7047,80021.72%
186035,9046,19320.84%
185029,7115,13720.90%
184024,57411,87993.57%
183012,6956,09192.23%
18206,6040.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.01% (-18)
County Website
State
Founded
December 6, 1816
County Seat
2010 Population
229,505
Growth Since 2010
-1.33% (-3,055)
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Montgomery County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American131,40857.90%
White81,26535.81%
Asian6,3832.81%
Two or More Races4,2601.88%
Some Other Race3,1041.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native4680.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander530.02%
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Montgomery County, Alabama Population by Race

Montgomery County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Montgomery County, Alabama Median Age

36.4


Total

34.5


Male

38.1


Female

Montgomery County, Alabama Adults

There are 173,501 adults, (33,107 of whom are seniors) in Montgomery County, Alabama.

Montgomery County, Alabama Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

119,892

52.83%

Male

107,049

47.17%

Montgomery County, Alabama Population by Age

Montgomery County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montgomery County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female41.2%58.8%
Non Family47.6%52.4%
Male49.2%50.8%
All58.4%41.6%
Married79.9%20.1%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montgomery County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All89,5272.4658.4
Non Family34,3721.1947.6
Married33,1323.1279.9
Female17,4683.4741.2
Male4,5553.3349.2

3.16

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Montgomery County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,0244.00%
9th to 12th Grade13,9549.27%
High School Graduate37,64825.00%
Some College32,16621.36%
Associates Degree10,5246.99%
Bachelors Degree29,53119.61%
Graduate Degree20,72313.76%
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Montgomery County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montgomery County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black82,67968,20519,534
White58,17854,67326,793
Asian4,3723,9612,509
Hispanic3,4662,079703
2+ Races1,6711,496676
Other Race1,192670187
Native American27219372
Islander534941

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 77.36%.

Montgomery County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,863$41,256$30,974
Less Than 9th Grade$20,982$23,682$16,787
High School Graduate$25,631$29,696$22,028
Some College$31,286$37,629$27,070
Bachelors Degree$46,296$57,255$39,617
Graduate Degree$60,269$82,831$51,503

$34,863

Average Earnings

$41,256

Average Male

$30,974

Average Female

Montgomery County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montgomery County, Alabama Language by Age

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Montgomery County, Alabama Language

93.80% of Montgomery County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 6.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

Montgomery County, Alabama Language

Montgomery County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black126,72432,18325.40%
White74,5375,6817.62%
Hispanic7,6463,24142.39%
Other3,0631,29942.41%
Asian6,34082312.98%
Multiple4,05561015.04%
Native4397015.95%

19.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.79%

Male Poverty Rate

20.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Alabama is Other, with 42.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Alabama is White, with 7.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.98%.

Montgomery County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.05%
High School19.82%
Some College12.92%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%

Montgomery County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.81%
Male Unemployed31.60%
Female Employed11.17%
Male Employed6.71%

Montgomery County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montgomery County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,124$70,975
Families$63,191$85,642
Married Families$90,314$112,567
Non Families$32,205$45,578
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Income by Household Type

Montgomery County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Montgomery County, Alabama 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 County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Montgomery County, Alabama Marital Status

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16,668

Number of Veterans

14,072

Male Veterans

2,596

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,622
First Gulf War5,331
Second Gulf War4,436
Korea1,085
World War II251

Montgomery County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 544,712
55 to 644,219
65 to 743,549
75+2,682
18 to 341,506

Montgomery County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black8,6468.86%
White7,47711.44%
2+ Races27613.46%
Hispanic2165.41%
Other Race1158.04%
Asian1142.41%
Islander2852.83%
Native American123.40%

Montgomery County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Montgomery County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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6.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Montgomery County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Montgomery County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Montgomery County, Alabama 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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71.93%

Born in Montgomery County, Alabama

95.30%

Native Born

4.70%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.30% of Montgomery County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 71.93% having been born in Alabama. 3.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Montgomery County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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