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Montgomery County, New York (NY)

County population in 2014: 49,779 (59% urban, 41% rural); it was 49,708 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,602
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,982
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,455
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,688 (it was 6,583 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

47%

Land area: 405 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 123 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montgomery County: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.4%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Montgomery County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
New York median age:  38.0 years
Males: 24,232  (48.7%)
Females: 25,547  (51.3%)
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Montgomery County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Montgomery County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,871 ($32,128 in 1999)

This county:

$42871
New York:

$57369

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $542 (lower quartile is $435, upper quartile is $625)
This county:

$542
State:

$992


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,478 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$97,478
New York:

$277,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,881 - $153,285

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $131,498
Here:

$131,498
State:

$328,266

Townhouses or other attached units: $180,727
Here:

$180,727
State:

$477,144

In 2-unit structures: $85,196
Here:

$85,196
State:

$441,340

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,848
Here:

$106,848
State:

$551,450

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $202,300
Here:

$202,300
State:

$715,153

Mobile homes: $51,222
Here:

$51,222
State:

$57,967
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,183
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $518

Institutionalized population: 667
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 59 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2008: 40 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2009: 40 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2014: 46 buildings, average cost: $164,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,520 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,757 (3.1%)

Montgomery County household income distribution in 2009 Montgomery County home values distribution Montgomery County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.6%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.6% for Black residents, 35.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for American Indian residents, 42.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.3% for other race residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.6%
Montgomery County:

20.6%
New York:

16.0%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.8% for Black residents, 35.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for American Indian residents, 42.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.5% for other race residents, 22.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 26 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Montgomery County is $470 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $528 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $668 a month.

Cities in this county include: Amsterdam, Minden, Palatine, Fort Plain, Canajoharie, Glen, Root, St. Johnsville, Hagaman, Charleston.

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Amsterdam city4864 - 92116 - 26
Amsterdam town2452 - 92215 - 31
Canajoharie town221.70.3 - 5.13022 - 37
Charleston town2114 - 192917 - 40
Florida town9127 - 183729 - 47
Glen town751 - 102515 - 35
Minden town14138 - 193528 - 43
Mohawk town1052 - 102214 - 32
Palatine town171.70.6 - 4.25438 - 67
Root town694 - 163223 - 43
St.Johnsville town472 - 163524 - 50
Montgomery county1638 27 

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Montgomery County: Geneva Country Club (A), Geneva Water Works Pumping Station (B), Ingleside Corners (C), Baldwin Corners (D), Naples Union Agricultural Society Fair Grounds (E), Academy (F), Granger (G), Reservoir Creek Golf Course (H), Ravenwood Golf Club (I), Parkview Fairways (J), Adsitt Farms (K), Teloga Valley Farm (L), Willow Pond Aqua Farm (M), Hilton Farms (N), R And R Farms (O), Four Winds Corners (P), Sheldon Farm (Q), Reedland Farms (R), Rabbit Valley Greenhouses (S), Sugar Hill Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Eastview Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Montgomery County include: Willowbrook Christian Church (A), Farmington Friends Church (B), West Bloomfield Congregational Church (C), South Farmington Chapel (D), Bristol Valley Church (E), Italy Naples Church (F), Little Church (G), Bristol Springs Free Church (H), Calvary Chapel of Bristol Hills (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverview Cemetery (1), Washburn Cemetery (2), Rose Ridge Cemetery (3), Rural Cemetery (4), Millers Corners Cemetery (5), Saint Agnes Cemetery (6), Saint Marys Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: South Pond (A), Cranberry Pond (B), Honeoye Lake (C), Shackleton Pond (D), Sterling Pond (E), Finger Lakes (F), Burnett Pond (G), Canadice Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Padelford Brook (B), Burrell Creek (C), Freshour Creek (D), Whetstone Brook (E), Trout Brook (F), Sucker Brook (G), Schaeffer Creek (H), Reservoir Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Montgomery County include: Ganondagan State Historic Site (1), Angel Moroni Monument (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Allegan County, Michigan , Bear Lake County, Idaho , Jackson County, Oregon , Monroe County , Niagara County , Ontario County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,456
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,574 (74% naturalized citizens)

Montgomery County:

3.2%
Whole state:

20.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 95
  • 1990 to 1994: 298
  • 1985 to 1989: 172
  • 1980 to 1984: 90
  • 1975 to 1979: 90
  • 1970 to 1974: 108
  • 1970 to 1974: 127
  • 1965 to 1969: 594

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,864
  • One, attached: 358
  • Two: 5,115
  • 3 or 4: 1,867
  • 5 to 9: 580
  • 10 to 19: 206
  • 20 or more: 546
  • Mobile homes: 1,950
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 36

Housing units in Montgomery County with a mortgage: 4,499 (304 second mortgage, 615 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,142

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Montgomery County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,94612
Mainline Protestant5,90536
Evangelical Protestant1,95420
Other1375
None28,277-
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: 15
Montgomery County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Montgomery County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Montgomery County:

8.9%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

29.1%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Montgomery County:

Average size of farms: 244 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $83,010
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $109.99
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.20%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.50%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $67,665
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 60.41%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $109,550
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.06
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 46.75%
Corn for grain: 9433 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 244 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2321 harvested acres
Vegetables: 225 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 21 acres

Tornado activity:

Montgomery County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 13545761.2 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Montgomery County-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from Montgomery County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 113.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from Montgomery County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New YorkSevere Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2007 to April 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1692): April 24, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1692, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New YorkSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: November 16, 2006 to November 17, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1670): December 12, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1670, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New YorkSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1650): July 1, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1650, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New YorkHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3262): September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New YorkSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 2, 2005 to April 4, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1589): April 19, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1589, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New YorkPower Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3186): August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3186, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • New YorkSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 13, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1486): August 29, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1486, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • New YorkSnowstorm, Incident Period: December 25, 2002 to January 4, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3173): February 25, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3173, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • New YorkVirus Threat, Incident Period: May 22, 2000 to November 1, 2000, Emergency Declared (EM-3155): October 11, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3155, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New YorkSevere Storms, Incident Period: May 3, 2000 to August 12, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1335): July 21, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1335, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (13%)
  • Italy (9%)
  • Poland (9%)
  • Costa Rica (8%)
  • Dominican Republic (7%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Ukraine (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Montgomery County (%):

  • Italian (19%)
  • German (16%)
  • Polish (14%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • Dutch (4%)

Montgomery County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,378 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 2,567 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 329 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 162 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (0%)
  • Walked: 889 (4%)
  • Other means: 167 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 743 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Montgomery County, New York in 2000:

  • 595 people in nursing homes
  • 157 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 125 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 112 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 85 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 41 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 39 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 39 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Montgomery County, New York in 2010:

  • 555 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 214 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 107 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,258.

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
New York average:

5.06%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.08%

3.72% relocated from other counties in New York ($24,652 average AGI)
1.04% relocated from other states ($6,812 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

1.04%
New York average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fulton County, NY  1.33% ($29,103 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.59% ($35,923)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.41% ($35,000)
from Albany County, NY  0.27% ($37,038)
from Schoharie County, NY  0.19% ($34,838)
from Herkimer County, NY  0.18% ($28,714)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.11% ($30,591)


5.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
New York average:

5.46%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($74 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

4.22% relocated to other counties in New York ($22,487 average AGI)
1.52% relocated to other states ($8,279 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

1.52%
New York average:

2.38%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fulton County, NY  1.41% ($29,071 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.55% ($29,055)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.47% ($38,074)
to Albany County, NY  0.42% ($32,607)
to Schoharie County, NY  0.22% ($33,047)
to Herkimer County, NY  0.19% ($23,622)
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.16% ($25,813)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Montgomery County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,714 (8,855 aged, 1,859 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,009 (9%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Montgomery County, New York in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1788)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (697)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (525)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (400)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (388)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (291)
  • Congestive heart failure (227)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (200)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (174)
  • Unspecified dementia (154)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.06
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13834.39
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 693.950
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49706.8

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1204.870
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1229.370
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.25

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37.43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89.85

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.21
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 72.9. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,299
  • In family households: 40,214 (8,471 male householders, 4,404 female householders)
    8,991 spouses, 14,423 children (13,514 natural, 225 adopted, 684 stepchildren), 828 grandchildren, 375 brothers or sisters, 414 parents, 404 other relatives, 1,677 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,085 (3,435 male householders (2,650 living alone)), 3,962 female householders (3,379 living alone)), 1,688 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 920 (667 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,772 2-persons, 2,946 3-persons, 2,346 4-persons, 1,092 5-persons, 405 6-persons, 314 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,029 1-person, 1,159 2-persons, 142 3-persons, 44 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

7,792 married couples with children.
3,375 single-parent households (905 men, 2,470 women).

89.1% of residents of Montgomery County speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $319,571,000 ($6484 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,743,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $149,508,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $81,888,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,841,000
Federal grants: $68,691,000
Federal procurement contracts: $9,253,000 ($6,744,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,390,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,330,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,135,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,969,000

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

Births: 3,005
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,426
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +102
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -368
Here -8 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Montgomery County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.32 millions of gallons per day (16% from ground, 84% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

3.6

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 208
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,113
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,469
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,702
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,587
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,094
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,921
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,294
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,727
Rooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 53
  • 3 rooms: 235
  • 4 rooms: 1,176
  • 5 rooms: 2,797
  • 6 rooms: 3,414
  • 7 rooms: 2,373
  • 8 rooms: 1,555
  • 9+ rooms: 1,835
  • 1 room: 86
  • 2 rooms: 195
  • 3 rooms: 803
  • 4 rooms: 1,327
  • 5 rooms: 1,681
  • 6 rooms: 1,535
  • 7 rooms: 615
  • 8 rooms: 178
  • 9+ rooms: 163
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 32
  • 1 bedroom: 444
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,057
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,639
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,385
  • 5+ bedrooms: 898
  • no bedroom: 96
  • 1 bedroom: 1,270
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,249
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,437
  • 4 bedrooms: 455
  • 5+ bedrooms: 76
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 691
  • 1 vehicle: 4,707
  • 2 vehicles: 5,761
  • 3 vehicles: 1,826
  • 4 vehicles: 301
  • 5+ vehicles: 169
  • no vehicle: 1,664
  • 1 vehicle: 3,167
  • 2 vehicles: 1,510
  • 3 vehicles: 189
  • 4 vehicles: 36
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

65% of Montgomery County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in New York.

Montgomery County:

64.7%
State average:

64.4%

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

  • This state: 42357
  • Northeast: 2339
  • Midwest: 630
  • South: 903
  • West: 465

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Montgomery County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45.8%)
  • Utility gas (39.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.0%)
  • Wood (4.7%)
  • Electricity (4.3%)
  • Utility gas (58.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18.3%)
  • Electricity (17.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Wood (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 514
Here:

8.9%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 83
Here:

2.7%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 217
Here:

17.3%
New York:

38.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Montgomery County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,236,000
    General: $588,000
  • Current Operations - Other Higher Education: $13,941,000
    Welfare - Other: $12,594,000
    General - Other: $10,327,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,802,000
    Regular Highways: $3,014,000
    Health Services - Other: $2,768,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,636,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,946,000
    Police Protection: $1,824,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,183,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,172,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $913,000
    Solid Waste Management: $852,000
    Housing & Community Development: $823,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $660,000
    Financial Administration: $651,000
    Sewerage: $339,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $224,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $195,000
    Parks & Recreation: $139,000
    Fire Protection: $23,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,099,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $6,998,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $13,918,000
    Transit Utilities: $476,000
    Corrections: $89,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $153,000
    Police Protection: $91,000
    Other Higher Education: $77,000
    Central Staff: $29,000
    Welfare - Other: $28,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
    Fire Protection: $14,000
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000
    Sewerage: $8,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    Judicial: $6,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,024,000

Montgomery County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $8,857,000
    Higher Education - Other: $5,112,000
    Sewerage: $363,000
    Housing & Community Development: $187,000
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,256,000
    Highways: $71,000
    Health & Hospitals: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,664,000
    Education: $25,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,705,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,771,000
    Property Sale Other: $76,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,587,000
    Education: $5,095,000
    Health & Hospitals: $1,538,000
    Highways: $1,236,000
    All Other: $971,000
    General Support: $107,000
    Transit Utilities: $55,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,297,000
    Total General Sales: $14,652,000
    NEC: $994,000
    Other Selective Sales: $150,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $146,000

Montgomery County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $25,733,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $12,336,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $25,717,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $23,971,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $23,794,000
    Higher Education: $11,627,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,939,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,746,000
    Higher Education: $709,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,482,000

Montgomery County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,880,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,208,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $23,794,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,662
  • Number of aged recipients: 203
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,459
  • Number of recipients under 18: 294
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,023
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 345
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 754
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 792
Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED111$66,802360$68,769881$71,39886$14,95388$52,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$66,83347$63,532198$69,23724$27,50015$43,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$52,143104$56,231617$64,721145$18,92451$45,294
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$71,08332$81,000357$73,92220$27,50011$50,727
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$48,80010$48,70038$76,1586$31,6671$104,000
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED126$71,024109$87,75223$53,087
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED38$74,65846$91,3485$44,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$62,6005$84,2001$43,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$41,62510$66,4002$28,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$45,0000$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Montgomery County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary92181.2 years
John90876.3 years
William64175.5 years
Joseph59977.2 years
Anna47383.4 years
Frank41176.4 years
Edward38574.3 years
Helen37480.7 years
Robert37070.8 years
Charles36076.7 years
Most common last names in Montgomery County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith31376.8 years
Miller12377.2 years
Brown10778.7 years
Johnson10379.6 years
Snyder7978.2 years
Jones7674.8 years
Davis7575.4 years
Murphy6978.9 years
Young6276.0 years
Cook6075.5 years
Businesses in Montgomery County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Nike1
AT&T3Payless1
Ace Hardware1Penske2
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack2
Chevrolet2Rite Aid3
Curves1Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts3Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks1
Ethan Allen2Subway4
FedEx3Super 81
Ford2T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Target1
Goodwill4Tim Hortons1
H&R Block4True Value3
Home Depot1U-Haul4
KFC1UPS6
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
McDonald's4YMCA1
New Balance1