Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Montgomery County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2016: 28,044 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 26,822 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,096
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,614
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,536
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,834 (it was 2,312 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 492 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montgomery County: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Montgomery County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (17.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.7%), Construction (12.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.3%), Retail trade (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Montgomery County races chart

Races in Montgomery County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (62.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (18.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (15.5%)
  • Asian alone (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:

41.8 years
North Carolina median age:

38.7 years
Males: 13,711  (48.9%)
Females: 14,333  (51.1%)
Montgomery County, NC forum
Recent posts about Montgomery County, North Carolina on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Montgomery County is mentioned 267 times on our forum:
Raleigh's Bid for Amazon HQ2  (983 replies)
Raleigh vs Charlotte  (2458 replies)
Raleigh selected among 20 cities for Amazon 2nd HQ  (480 replies)
Shocking stats on Wake County's growth  (110 replies)
Charlotte added to list of "deadliest cities"  (49 replies)
Does Charlotte remind you of Northern Virginia/the DC suburbs?  (19 replies)

Montgomery County,NC real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Montgomery County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,498 ($32,903 in 1999)
This county:

$36,498
North Carolina:

$50,584

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $436 (lower quartile is $333, upper quartile is $529)
This county:

$436
State:

$670


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $100,756 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$100,756
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,317 - $187,695
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $949
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $318

Institutionalized population: 1,023

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 44
  • Burglaries: 115
  • Thefts: 188
  • Auto thefts: 32

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 181
  • Thefts: 183
  • Auto thefts: 22
Montgomery County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 122 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 1998: 109 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 1999: 131 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2000: 102 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2001: 121 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2002: 99 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2003: 92 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2005: 108 buildings, average cost: $208,600
  • 2006: 117 buildings, average cost: $231,500
  • 2007: 88 buildings, average cost: $251,000
  • 2008: 67 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 2009: 45 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 2011: 108 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2012: 112 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2013: 133 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2014: 37 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2015: 28 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 54 buildings, average cost: $232,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Montgomery, NC residents
Average permit cost in Montgomery, NC
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $973 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $722 (0.8%)

Montgomery County household income distribution in 2013 Montgomery County home values distribution in 2013 Montgomery County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.0%
Montgomery County:

20.0%
North Carolina:

15.4%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.1% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.0% for American Indian residents, 32.0% for other race residents, 24.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.8 years old
(Males: 40.0 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.1 years old, Black residents: 39.3 years old, American Indian residents: 27.1 years old, Asian residents: 36.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.6 years old, Other race residents: 16.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Montgomery County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $627 a month.

Cities in this county include: Troy, Biscoe, Mount Gilead, Candor, Star.

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2012 air pollution in Montgomery County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 10.0 µg/m3. Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

Click to draw/clear Montgomery County borders

Neighboring counties: Torrance County, New Mexico , Davidson County , Graham County , Kiowa County, Oklahoma , Johnston County , St. Francis County, Arkansas , Donley County, Texas , Potter County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 844
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,492 (27.5% naturalized citizens)

Montgomery County:

8.9%
Whole state:

7.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 902010 or later
  • 9982000 to 2009
  • 9021990 to 1999
  • 3931980 to 1989
  • 941970 to 1979
  • 49Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.4%

Montgomery County marital status for males Montgomery County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,600
  • One, attached: 25
  • Two: 272
  • 3 or 4: 163
  • 5 to 9: 185
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 to 49: 47
  • 50 or more: 21
  • Mobile homes: 4,823

Housing units in Montgomery County with a mortgage: 3,445 (74 second mortgage, 333 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,240

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

63.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Montgomery County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,37351
Mainline Protestant3,08729
Black Protestant2,32916
Catholic6811
Orthodox561
Other31
None14,318-
Montgomery County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Montgomery County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Montgomery County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Montgomery County:

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

30.8%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.1%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Montgomery County:

Average size of farms: 143 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $233,850
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $381.76
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 95.98%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $157,072
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,985
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.76
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.91%
Corn for grain: 748 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 113 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 269 harvested acres
Vegetables: 174 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 203 acres

Earthquake activity:

Montgomery County-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.8 miles away from Montgomery County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 169.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 298.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 158.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from Montgomery County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4285: October 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4285, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 04, 2002 to December 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1448: December 12, 2002, FEMA Id: 1448, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • North Carolina Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 24, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1312: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1312, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd & Irene, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to November 02, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1292: September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to October 04, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3146: September 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3146, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 05, 1996 to October 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1134: September 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1134, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 02, 1996 to February 09, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1103: February 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1103, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Carolina Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1087: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1087, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (74%)
  • Laos (12%)
  • India (1%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Other Caribbean (1%)
  • Canada (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Montgomery County


  • American (25%)
  • English (7%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)

Montgomery County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,750 (83.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,181 (11.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 25 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 118 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 124 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 262 (2.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Montgomery County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 753 people in state prisons
  • 219 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Montgomery County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 855 people in state prisons
  • 103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 65 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,383.

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.49% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($37,595 average AGI)
1.09% relocated from other states ($8,548 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

1.09%
North Carolina average:

3.75%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randolph County, NC  0.90% ($53,073 average AGI)
from Moore County, NC  0.83% ($44,684)
from Stanly County, NC  0.67% ($30,148)
from Richmond County, NC  0.37% ($24,912)
from Guilford County, NC  0.26% ($50,833)


6.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,090 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.61% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($31,443 average AGI)
0.66% relocated to other states ($7,647 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.66%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Randolph County, NC  1.07% ($33,909 average AGI)
to Moore County, NC  0.86% ($36,835)
to Stanly County, NC  0.75% ($29,942)
to Richmond County, NC  0.63% ($29,534)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.24% ($45,818)
to Guilford County, NC  0.24% ($30,727)
to Hoke County, NC  0.24% ($23,682)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Montgomery County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,396 (3,329 aged, 1,067 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 981 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Montgomery County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (310)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (287)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (282)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (205)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (164)
  • Unspecified dementia (151)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (133)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (99)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (70)
  • Congestive heart failure (68)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.64
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,251
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 200
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,028

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,460
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,190
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 110.8. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,044
  • In family households: 22,924 (3,737 male householders, 3,495 female householders)
    5,451 spouses, 8,123 children (7,665 natural, 57 adopted, 396 stepchildren), 766 grandchildren, 214 brothers or sisters, 371 parents, 404 other relatives, 357 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,199 (1,723 male householders (1,519 living alone)), 2,012 female householders (1,826 living alone)), 443 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 906

Size of family households: 3,726 2-persons, 1,246 3-persons, 1,302 4-persons, 595 5-persons, 239 6-persons, 124 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,344 1-person, 389 2-persons, 2 3-persons.

4,068 married couples with children.
1,709 single-parent households (435 men, 1,274 women).

84.6% of residents of Montgomery speak English at home.
13.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 39% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $171,300,000 ($6,229 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $38,556,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $62,504,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,689,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,006,000
Federal grants: $34,219,000
Federal procurement contracts: $38,501,000 ($35,812,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,380,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,648,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,253,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,105
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,410
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +854
Here:

+31 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,006
Here -37 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Montgomery County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.86 millions of gallons per day (3% from ground, 97% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Montgomery County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Montgomery County, North Carolina
  • 762014 or later
  • 2742010 to 2013
  • 2,5882000 to 2009
  • 2,8321990 to 1999
  • 2,8251980 to 1989
  • 2,6141970 to 1979
  • 1,7181960 to 1969
  • 1,4311950 to 1959
  • 7251940 to 1949
  • 9621939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Montgomery County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Montgomery County, North Carolina
  • 161 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 3243 rooms
  • 1,1004 rooms
  • 1,7625 rooms
  • 1,6556 rooms
  • 1,1047 rooms
  • 7018 rooms
  • 8869+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montgomery County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montgomery County, North Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 892 rooms
  • 3313 rooms
  • 1,1034 rooms
  • 9185 rooms
  • 5356 rooms
  • 1947 rooms
  • 1148 rooms
  • 569+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Montgomery County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Montgomery County, North Carolina
  • 14no bedroom
  • 1371 bedroom
  • 1,8262 bedrooms
  • 4,4163 bedrooms
  • 9994 bedrooms
  • 1725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montgomery County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montgomery County, North Carolina
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2891 bedroom
  • 1,3482 bedrooms
  • 1,4973 bedrooms
  • 1374 bedrooms
  • 765+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 275no vehicle
  • 1,6561 vehicle
  • 2,7302 vehicles
  • 1,7363 vehicles
  • 9284 vehicles
  • 2945+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 729no vehicle
  • 1,5061 vehicle
  • 7802 vehicles
  • 2093 vehicles
  • 824 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

90.4% of Montgomery County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in North Carolina.

Montgomery County:

90.4%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20,791
  • Other state: 4,461
  • Northeast: 1,041
  • Midwest: 680
  • South: 2,354
  • West: 386
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Montgomery County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.0%Electricity
  • 13.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 4.3%Utility gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.9%Electricity
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 3.3%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 233
Here:

8.0%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 125
Here:

7.9%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 58
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Montgomery County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,321,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,686,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $804,000
    Higher Education - Other: $705,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $195,000
    Other: $130,000
    Regular Highways: $119,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $102,000
    Hospital Public: $43,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $38,587,000
    General - Other: $13,005,000
    Other Higher Education: $7,495,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,664,000
    Health - Other: $3,553,000
    Water Utilities: $2,892,000
    Police Protection: $2,843,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,786,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,298,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,090,000
    Liquor Stores: $976,000
    Financial Administration: $628,000
    Libraries: $274,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $248,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $204,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $63,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,198,000
    Education: $862,000
    General Local Government Support: $251,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,121,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $267,000
    Other - Health - Other: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $781,000
    Other: $13,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,173,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,747,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,538,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $12,657,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $370,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $66,000
    Rents: $56,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $267,000
    General - Other: $222,000
    Other Higher Education: $40,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,227,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,239,000
    Liquor Stores: $1,014,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $36,628,000
    Other: $2,569,000
    Public Welfare: $376,000
    Housing and Community Development: $147,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,111,000
    Other License: $59,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $36,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,519,000

Montgomery County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,321,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,686,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $804,000
    Higher Education - Other: $705,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $195,000
    Other: $130,000
    Regular Highways: $119,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $102,000
    Hospital Public: $43,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $38,587,000
    General - Other: $13,005,000
    Other Higher Education: $7,495,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,664,000
    Health - Other: $3,553,000
    Water Utilities: $2,892,000
    Police Protection: $2,843,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,786,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,298,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,090,000
    Liquor Stores: $976,000
    Financial Administration: $628,000
    Libraries: $274,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $248,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $204,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $63,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,198,000
    Education: $862,000
    General Local Government Support: $251,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,121,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $267,000
    Other - Health - Other: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $781,000
    Other: $13,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,173,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,747,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,538,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $12,657,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $370,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $66,000
    Rents: $56,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $267,000
    General - Other: $222,000
    Other Higher Education: $40,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,227,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,239,000
    Liquor Stores: $1,014,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $36,628,000
    Other: $2,569,000
    Public Welfare: $376,000
    Housing and Community Development: $147,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,111,000
    Other License: $59,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $36,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,519,000

Montgomery County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,321,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,686,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $804,000
    Higher Education - Other: $705,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $195,000
    Other: $130,000
    Regular Highways: $119,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $102,000
    Hospital Public: $43,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $38,587,000
    General - Other: $13,005,000
    Other Higher Education: $7,495,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,664,000
    Health - Other: $3,553,000
    Water Utilities: $2,892,000
    Police Protection: $2,843,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,786,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,298,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,090,000
    Liquor Stores: $976,000
    Financial Administration: $628,000
    Libraries: $274,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $248,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $204,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $63,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,198,000
    Education: $862,000
    General Local Government Support: $251,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,121,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $267,000
    Other - Health - Other: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $781,000
    Other: $13,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,173,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,747,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,538,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $12,657,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $370,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $66,000
    Rents: $56,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $267,000
    General - Other: $222,000
    Other Higher Education: $40,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,227,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,239,000
    Liquor Stores: $1,014,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $36,628,000
    Other: $2,569,000
    Public Welfare: $376,000
    Housing and Community Development: $147,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,111,000
    Other License: $59,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $36,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,519,000

Montgomery County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,321,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,686,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $804,000
    Higher Education - Other: $705,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $195,000
    Other: $130,000
    Regular Highways: $119,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $102,000
    Hospital Public: $43,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $38,587,000
    General - Other: $13,005,000
    Other Higher Education: $7,495,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,664,000
    Health - Other: $3,553,000
    Water Utilities: $2,892,000
    Police Protection: $2,843,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,786,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,298,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,090,000
    Liquor Stores: $976,000
    Financial Administration: $628,000
    Libraries: $274,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $248,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $204,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $63,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,198,000
    Education: $862,000
    General Local Government Support: $251,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,121,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $267,000
    Other - Health - Other: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $781,000
    Other: $13,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,173,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,747,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,964,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,538,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $12,657,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $370,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $66,000
    Rents: $56,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $267,000
    General - Other: $222,000
    Other Higher Education: $40,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,227,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,239,000
    Liquor Stores: $1,014,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $36,628,000
    Other: $2,569,000
    Public Welfare: $376,000
    Housing and Community Development: $147,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,111,000
    Other License: $59,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $36,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,519,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 742
  • Number of aged recipients: 87
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 655
  • Number of recipients under 18: 125
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 435
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 182
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 340
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 287
Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunk persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunk persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Montgomery County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James27670.8 years
William21670.2 years
Mary20877.8 years
John20074.0 years
Robert12269.8 years
George7975.2 years
Annie6979.8 years
Charles6870.1 years
Henry5972.1 years
Thomas5674.5 years
Most common last names in Montgomery County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Haywood11377.9 years
Harris10972.6 years
Little9965.6 years
Smith9875.6 years
Greene9875.0 years
Thompson9372.2 years
Davis9171.6 years
Freeman8973.4 years
Russell7479.2 years
Robinson7172.4 years
Businesses in Montgomery County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets4
CVS1McDonald's2
Curves1Nike1
Decora Cabinetry3Subway2
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS5
Ford1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Hardee's1Wendy's1
Jones New York1

Montgomery County on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"