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What Bert Has To Say About Montgomery Metro Area

Montgomery is a steamy old Southern town with a strong legacy- first as the Confederate capital and later as a center of civil rights struggles in the mid–20th century. While some cities might shy away from this legacy, Montgomery honors it with considerable pride and dignity. It remains the state capital today, but offers only modest amenities for a capital its size. Economy and employment have been relatively strong, in keeping with the region.


Quick Facts About Montgomery

    The unemployment rate in Montgomery is 6.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Montgomery jobs have Decreased by 1.86 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Montgomery's cost of living is 11.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Montgomery's population is 205,516 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.23 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Montgomery is $118,700. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.10 percent.
    Montgomery public schools spend $9,069 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Montgomery.

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I must have been under the "witches brew that made me crazy as hell" when I move here. This has to be the worst city in the Alabama, but could be a great place if it... (read more)
re: A STATE CAPITAL???? - 3/14/2007
I currently live in Chicago but I am moving to Montgomery and at the beginning of every school year I have to buy my kids enough schools supplies to cover the whole... (read more)
Great place to live.
We moved to Montgomery after 5 years in Washington DC and it took us a couple of years to quit smiling all the time. The city is large enough to have most everything... (read more)
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