Montgomery County, GA

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2022 Population
8,687
0.161% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.5
3.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.6%
2.28% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$49,138
0.864% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$105,300
12.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
3,438
3.99% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Montgomery County, GA had a population of 8.69k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $49,138. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Montgomery County, GA declined from 8,701 to 8,687, a −0.161% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,717 to $49,138, a 0.864% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.5%), Other (Hispanic) (3.96%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.94%), and White (Hispanic) (2.07%).

None of the households in Montgomery County, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98% of the residents in Montgomery County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Montgomery County, GA are Brewton-Parker College (71 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Montgomery County, GA was $105,300, and the homeownership rate was 76.5%.

Most people in Montgomery County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Montgomery County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Montgomery County, GA is home to a population of 8.69k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.31% of Montgomery County, GA residents were born outside of the country (374 people).

In 2022, there were 2.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.68k people) in Montgomery County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.05k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 344 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of Montgomery County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Montgomery County, GA was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.68k ± 8
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.05k ± 167
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    344 ± 210
7.42%
Hispanic Population
645 people

In 2022, there were 2.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.68k people) in Montgomery County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.05k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 344 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.42% of the people in Montgomery County, GA are hispanic (645 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Montgomery County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    222,301 ± 11,455 people
  2. India
    103,637 ± 7,865 people
  3. Jamaica
    49,864 ± 5,470 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 222,301 Georgia residents, followed by India with 103,637 and Jamaica with 49,864.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.31%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
374 people
3.25%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
283 people

As of 2022, 4.31% of Montgomery County, GA residents (374 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Montgomery County, GA was 3.25%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    128 ± 70
  2. Vietnam
    122 ± 61
  3. Korea
    42 ± 38

Montgomery County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Montgomery County, GA employs 3.44k people. The largest industries in Montgomery County, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (479 people), Educational Services (442 people), and Construction (402 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($113,523), Utilities ($102,262), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,048).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,988. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.44k
2022 Value
± 350
3.99%
1 Year growth
± 14.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montgomery County, GA grew at a rate of 3.99%, from 3.31k employees to 3.44k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montgomery County, GA, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (350 people), Production Occupations (325 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (309 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.44k
2022 Value
± 350
3.99%
1 Year growth
± 14.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montgomery County, GA grew at a rate of 3.99%, from 3.31k employees to 3.44k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montgomery County, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (479 people), Educational Services (442 people), and Construction (402 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montgomery County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Montgomery County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,088
Median earning men ± $6,272
$31,759
Median earning women ± $3,665

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($135,563), Wholesale Trade ($83,000), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($76,875).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($43,468), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,036), and Public Administration ($34,875).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 31
    Retail Trade
  2. 27
    Manufacturing
  3. 25
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Montgomery County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 74.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.681%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Montgomery County, GA awarded 71 degrees. The student population of Montgomery County, GA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 527 male students and 384 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Montgomery County, GA are White (43 and 65.2%), followed by Black or African American (17 and 25.8%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 4.55%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (1 and 1.52%).

The largest universities in Montgomery County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Brewton-Parker College (71 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Montgomery County, GA are General Studies (11 and 15.5%), General Business Administration & Management (11 and 15.5%), and General Psychology (8 and 11.3%).

The median tuition cost in Montgomery County, GA for private four year colleges is $17,850.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Montgomery County, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 94.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 30.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 911 (57.8% men and 42.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 911 students enrolled in Montgomery County, GA, 57.8% men and 42.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 462 records, of which 45.9% were women and 54.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 10 degrees awarded
  2. 7 degrees awarded
  3. 7 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Montgomery County, GA was General Business Administration & Management with 10 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
71 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Brewton-Parker College with 71 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 34 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Montgomery County, GA, which is 0.919 times less than the 37 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 43 degrees mean that there were 2.53 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 17 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($17,850) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($3,846) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,845) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Montgomery County, GA was $105,300 in 2022, which is 0.374 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $93,500 to $105,300, a 12.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Montgomery County, GA is 76.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Montgomery County, GA have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Montgomery County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Montgomery County, GA is $49,138. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Montgomery County, GA was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $86,036, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $74,167 and $40,740.

In 2022, 12.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Montgomery County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.2%.

Property

$105,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,075
$2,268
Median Property Taxes
±$269

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Montgomery County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.5%
Homeownership
2022
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.5% of the housing units in Montgomery County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501
  2. Census Tract 9503
  3. Census Tract 9502

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montgomery County, GA was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $86,036, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $74,167 and $40,740.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Montgomery County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$49,138
Median Household Income
± $7,974
2.97k
Number of Households
± 299

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.97k households in Montgomery County, GA grew to $49,138 from the previous year's value of $48,717.

The following chart displays the households in Montgomery County, GA 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montgomery County, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.4%)
  2. Carpooled (7.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.22%)

In 2022, 82.4% of workers in Montgomery County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.3%) and those who worked at home (7.22%).

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Commute Time

27.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montgomery County, GA have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.1% of the workforce in Montgomery County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Montgomery County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Montgomery County, GA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Montgomery County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.2%.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montgomery County, GA (1.31k out of 7.89k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montgomery County, GA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 26% of the children was living in poverty in Montgomery County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 19.7%.

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Health

85.4% of the population of Montgomery County, GA has health coverage, with 44.9% on employee plans, 14.4% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 9.55% on non-group plans, and 1.91% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 22.8% between 18 and 34 years, 35.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.6%
Uninsured
44.9%
Employer Coverage
14.4%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
9.55%
Non-Group
1.91%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montgomery County, GA declined by 0.113% from 14.6% to 14.6%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.9% in Montgomery County, GA.

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