Montevallo, AL

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Population

6,626

0.106% decline

Median Age

27.9


Median Household Income

$37,929

1.41% decline

Poverty Rate

22.3%


Number of Employees

2,969

3.42% decline

Median Property Value

$159,400

7.34% growth

About

In 2017, Montevallo, AL had a population of 6.63k people with a median age of 27.9 and a median household income of $37,929. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Montevallo, AL declined from 6,633 to 6,626, a -0.106% decrease and its median household income declined from $38,472 to $37,929, a -1.41% decrease.

The population of Montevallo, AL is 67.4% White Alone, 23% Black or African American Alone, and 7.68% Hispanic or Latino. 9.93% of the people in Montevallo, AL speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Montevallo, AL are University of Montevallo (713 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Montevallo, AL is $159,400, and the homeownership rate is 56.6%. Most people in Montevallo, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Montevallo, AL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Montevallo, AL employs 2.97k people. The largest industries in Montevallo, AL are Educational Services (521 people), Retail Trade (453 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (354 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($60,393), Public Administration ($50,893), and Finance & Insurance ($42,426).

Median household income in Montevallo, AL is $37,929. Males in Montevallo, AL have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,615. The income inequality in Montevallo, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,929

2017 value

± $8,782

-1.41%

1 Year Growth

± 29.6%

Households in Montevallo, AL have a median annual income of $37,929, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,472 in 2016, which represents a -1.41% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,549

Average Male Salary

± $1,465

$40,615

Average Female Salary

± $997

In 2017, full-time male employees in Montevallo, AL made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,018 ± $10,489

  2. White

    $47,885 ± $1,063

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $45,909 ± $38,465

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Montevallo, AL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montevallo, AL is from Alabama.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.458

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.343% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 304.06

  2. Census Tract 304.07

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montevallo, AL was Census Tract 304.06 with a value of $43,631, followed by Census Tract 304.07 and N/A, with respective values of $30,268 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montevallo, AL (1.2k out of 5.37k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    837 ± 203

  2. Hispanic

    271 ± 149

  3. Black

    187 ± 116

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montevallo, AL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.97k

2017 Value

± 342

-3.42%

1 Year decline

± 16.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Montevallo, AL declined at a rate of -3.42%, from 3.07k employees to 2.97k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montevallo, AL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (467 people), Sales & Related Occupations (372 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (263 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montevallo, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Montevallo, AL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (467 people), Sales & Related Occupations (372 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (263 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Montevallo, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.73 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.47 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Montevallo, AL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($70,469), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($70,156), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($61,979).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.97k

2017 Value

± 342

-3.42%

1 Year decline

± 16.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Montevallo, AL declined at a rate of -3.42%, from 3.07k employees to 2.97k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montevallo, AL, are Educational Services (521 people), Retail Trade (453 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (354 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montevallo, AL, though some of these residents may live in Montevallo, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Montevallo, AL, by number of employees, are Educational Services (521 people), Retail Trade (453 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (354 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Montevallo, AL has an unusually high number of Educational Services (1.89 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.8 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.57 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Montevallo, AL, by median earnings, are Information ($60,393), Public Administration ($50,893), and Finance & Insurance ($42,426).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $40.7B

  2. $28B

  3. $21.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $40.7B, followed by Mixed freight with $28B and Coal-n.e.c. and $21.5B.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$243B

2015 Value

$367B

Projected 2045 Value

50.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Alabama trade was $243B. This is expected to increase 50.7% to $367B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alabama trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.3B

  2. $16.7B

  3. $14.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $25.3B, followed by Florida with $16.7B and Tennessee and $14.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alabama shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

83.4% of the population of Montevallo, AL has health coverage, with 46.2% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 9.54% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 2.2% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Montevallo, AL was $7,281 in 2014. This is a 4.07% increase from the previous year ($6,996).

Primary care physicians in Montevallo, AL see 1535 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1552 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1185 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.1%). Additionally, Macon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (47.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1535 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1535 patients per year. This represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1552 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,281

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,641

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,042

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,267

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alabama (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.07%, from $6,996 to $7,281.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

16.6%

Uninsured

46.2%

Employer Coverage

12.7%

Medicaid

9.54%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

2.2%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montevallo, AL declined by 9.27% from 18.3% to 16.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Montevallo, AL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 21.1% prevalence

  2. 20.9% prevalence

  3. 20.4% prevalence

Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alabama, at 21.1%.

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Diversity

Montevallo, AL is home to a population of 6.63k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.03% of Montevallo, AL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Montevallo, AL is composed of 4.47k White Alone residents (67.4%), 1.53k Black or African American Alone residents (23%), 509 Hispanic or Latino residents (7.68%), 83 Two or More Races residents (1.25%), 33 Asian Alone residents (0.498%), 11 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.166%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Montevallo, AL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (559 speakers), German (28 speakers), and Italian (17 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

28

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.5

31

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 11.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Montevallo, AL was 27.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 28, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 31. But people in Montevallo, AL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Montevallo, AL residents was 28.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.03%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.06%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 5.03% of Montevallo, AL residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Montevallo, AL was 6.06%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    51,837 ± 5,560 people

  2. Guatemala

    11,080 ± 2,581 people

  3. India

    9,229 ± 2,356 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Montevallo, AL was Mexico, the natal country of 51,837 Montevallo, AL residents, followed by Guatemala with 11,080 and India with 9,229.

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Citizenship

96.7%

2017 Citizenship

96%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.7% of Montevallo, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Montevallo, AL was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.47k ± 389

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.53k ± 313

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    509 ± 286

In 2017, there were 2.93 times more White Alone residents (4.47k people) in Montevallo, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.53k Black or African American Alone and 509 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Montevallo, AL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    559 speakers (8.84%)

  2. German

    28 speakers (0.443%)

  3. Italian

    17 speakers (0.269%)

9.93% of Montevallo, AL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Montevallo, AL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 8.84% of the overall population of Montevallo, AL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.443% speak German and 0.269% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    119 ± 74

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    88 ± 84

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    52 ± 40

Montevallo, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Montevallo, AL awarded 713 degrees. The student population of Montevallo, AL is skewed towards women, with 870 male students and 1,928 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Montevallo, AL are White (394 and 56.2%), followed by Unknown (211 and 30.1%), Black or African American (73 and 10.4%), and Hispanic or Latino (16 and 2.28%).

The largest universities in Montevallo, AL by number of degrees awarded are University of Montevallo (713 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Montevallo, AL are Elementary Education & Teaching (72 and 10.1%), Speech-Language Pathology (60 and 8.42%), and General Art Studies (55 and 7.71%).

The median tuition costs in Montevallo, AL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $11,370 and $23,640 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 55 degrees awarded

  2. 51 degrees awarded

  3. 42 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Montevallo, AL was General Art Studies with 55 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Montevallo, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

713 degrees awarded

$11,370

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Montevallo, AL institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Montevallo with 713 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

204

Degrees Awarded to Men

509

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 204 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Montevallo, AL, which is 0.401 times less than the 509 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    394 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    211 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    73 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Montevallo, AL were to White students. These 394 degrees mean that there were 1.87 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 211 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Montevallo, AL was $159,400 in 2017, which is 0.733 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $148,500 to $159,400, a 7.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Montevallo, AL is 56.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Montevallo, AL have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Montevallo, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$37,929

Median Household Income

± $8,782

2.18k

Number of Households

± 275

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.18k households in Montevallo, AL declined from $37,929 from the previous year's value of $38,472.

The following chart displays the households in Montevallo, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$159,400

2017 Median

± $10,395

$148,500

2016 Median

± $14,188

In 2017, the median property value in Montevallo, AL grew to to $159,400 from the previous year's value of $148,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Montevallo, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Montevallo, AL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Montevallo, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Montevallo, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

56.6%

2017 Homeownership

57.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.6% of the housing units in Montevallo, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Montevallo, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Montevallo, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Montevallo, AL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montevallo, AL have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.937% of the workforce in Montevallo, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.1%

  2. Carpooled

    11.2%

  3. Walked

    8.22%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Montevallo, AL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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