Montgomery metropolitan area
Common name: Montgomery Metropolitan Area
|Other cities|| - Prattville
|Population||Ranked 136th in the U.S.|
|– Total||374,536 (2010)|
|– Density||131.4/sq. mi.
|Area||2,786 sq. mi.
|– Highest point||feet ( m)|
|– Lowest point||feet ( m)|
The Montgomery, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area (commonly known as the Montgomery Metropolitan Area or the River Region) is a metropolitan statistical area in central Alabama. As of 2010, the MSA had a population of 374,536, ranking it 136th among United States metropolitan areas.
- 1 Counties
- 2 Communities
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Combined Statistical Area
- 5 Transportation
- 6 See also
- 7 References
- 8 External links
Places with more than 200,000 inhabitants
- Montgomery (Principal city)
Places with 10,000 to 35,000 inhabitants
Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants
- Blue Ridge (census-designated place)
- Fort Deposit
- Tallassee (partial)
- White Hall
- Pike Road
Places with fewer than 1,000 inhabitants
As of the census of 2000, there were 346,528 people, 129,717 households, and 90,298 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 57.32% White, 40.27% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.77% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.20% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $35,567, and the median income for a family was $42,304. Males had a median income of $31,881 versus $22,995 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $16,996.
Combined Statistical Area
The former Montgomery–Alexander City Combined Statistical Area (CSA) was made up of six counties in central Alabama. The statistical area included the Montgomery Metropolitan Statistical area and the former Alexander City Micropolitan Statistical Area, composed of Coosa and Tallapoosa Counties. As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 400,205 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 417,965).
In 2013, the United States Office of Management and Budget removed the Alexander City Micropolitan Statistical Area and Montgomery-Alexander City Combined Statistical Area from the list of metropolitan areas. Coosa County then became part of the Talladega-Sylacauga Micropolitan Statistical Area.
- Interstate 65
- Interstate 85
- U.S. Highway 31
- U.S. Highway 80
- U.S. Highway 82
- U.S. Highway 231
- U.S. Highway 331
- Table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas
- Table of United States Combined Statistical Areas
- Alabama census statistical areas
- "Population and Housing Occupancy Status: 2010". United States Census Bureau, Population Division.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-02)" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. March 23, 2010. Retrieved March 24, 2010.
- OMB BULLETIN NO. 13-01: Revised Delineations of Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Micropolitan Statistical Areas, and Combined Statistical Areas, and Guidance on Uses of the Delineations of These Areas. Office of Management and Budget. February 28, 2013.