The city is also known for its urbanism projects and downtown revitalization. Talking about the weather conditions of the city, thunderstorms are a common sight that brings rainfall. Also, summers can be extremely hot and humid in Montgomery.
Because of its location around the Alabama River and accessible train services, the city of Montgomery has been a hub of various industries.
Since the time of the late 20th century, Montgomery has improved its economy and also resulted in higher employment.
Population of Montgomery in 2020:
To know the exact population of Montgomery in 2020 requires the population figures of the past 5 years to be taken into consideration. They are as follows:
- 2015 –200,602
- 2016 –200,022
- 2017 – 199,064
- 2018 – 198,106
- 2019 – 197,058.2
After viewing the data figures from 2015-19; it can be seen that the population of Montgomery went down by 3543.8 in the past 5 years. In terms of average, every year Montgomery gets its population reduced by 708.76 people. Additionally, the population in 2020 is expected to be 197,058.2 – 708.76 = 196,349.44. To conclude, the population of Montgomery in 2020 as per estimates = 196,349.44.
Demography of Montgomery:
The population between the ages of 25-44 makes up the largest group in the city with almost 28% population. Also, more females are living in the city as compared to men with a whopping 89 – 100 ratio of men as compared to females.
In terms of race, Blacks are in majority with about 57% population, followed by Whites at 37%, Asian 2% and others make up the rest of the numbers.
Population Density and Growth of Montgomery:
The population density of Montgomery is 479 persons per square kilometer at present. In recent years, the population growth of the city has somehow dropped by 3% but it also is picking up quickly from the loss with the help of its recent revitalization projects.
It is estimated that the population growth rate will take a sharp turn and result in positive growth in the years to come.
Facts About Montgomery:
- The city is also at times referred to as the Gump and the Cradle of the Confederacy.
- Montgomery is the place where Rosa Parks refused to give her seat to a white person on the bus. When she was arrested, there was a total boycott of bus services in the city for around 382 days. This resulted in the bus system in Montgomery being desegregated in 1956.
- The crime rate in the city is on the lower side as compared to other cities in the country, which makes it a peaceful place to live in the United States. Even the daily traffic of places like New York and Los Angeles is the opposite of what you witness in Montgomery.
- By the year of 1886, it turned to be the primary city in the country to bring in citywide electric streetcars that were also called the Lightning Route. The locals followed the streetcar lines to settle up in new housing, which was known as Suburban locations.
- Rainfall is well received throughout the year, mostly between January-March where it gets a lot wet. In comparison, October is the driest month of the year with hardly any rainfall. Snowfall isn’t that much in this part of the United States and it usually happens in the winter months in a light amount.