Montgomery City is a city in Montgomery County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,834 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Montgomery County. Montgomery City was the home town of Ray Moore, the creator of the comic strip “The Phantom”. Montgomery City was a depot on the Wabash Railroad.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,442 people, 1,032 households, and 666 families residing in the city. The population density was 858.6 people per square mile (332.0/km²). There were 1,162 housing units at an average density of 408.5 per square mile (158.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.19% White, 3.81% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.
There were 1,032 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.88.
In the city the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $30,446, and the median income for a family was $38,063. Males had a median income of $28,906 versus $17,857 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,735. About 10.9% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.7% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.
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