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Montevallo
  • Suburb of Birmingham, AL

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Montevallo is a suburb of Birmingham with a population of 7,288. Montevallo is in Shelby County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Montevallo offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Montevallo there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Montevallo and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Montevallo are above average.

About

About Montevallo...
Population
7,288

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$188,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$942
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Montevallo Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    93.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    186.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    758.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    26.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    35%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Montevallo

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,500
National
$75,149

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