Montgomery, OH

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Living in Montgomery

Montgomery is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 10,853 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Montgomery is the 175th largest community in Ohio.

Montgomery home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Montgomery real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Montgomery is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Montgomery is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montgomery who work in management occupations (18.26%), sales jobs (12.79%), and healthcare (10.90%).

Also of interest is that Montgomery has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Montgomery telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.76% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Montgomery is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Montgomery is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Montgomery’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

If knowledge is power, Montgomery is a pretty powerful place. 71.49% of the adults in Montgomery have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Montgomery in 2018 was $62,904, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $251,616 for a family of four.

Montgomery is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Montgomery home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montgomery residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Montgomery include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Montgomery is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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