Montague, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The population of Montague is comprised of mostly White people, making up 69.4% of the city's total population. Other ethnicities represented by the city include American Indians and Alaska Natives, 6.1% Asian, 8.4% from Some Other Race, and 4.0% from Two or More Races. The rest of the city's residents are Hispanic or Latino in origin and represent 12.7% of the total population. As of 2010, Non-Hispanic Whites made up 59.6% of the population, compared to 96.8% in 1970.

Founded in 1831 by Ichabod Washburn, Montague quickly became a leading industrial city. It became a center for wire products, machinery, and power looms, and boasted many large manufacturers. In 1908, the Royal Montague Corset Company became the largest employer for women in the United States. By the 1990s, the city had a population of more than 21,000 people.

The median age of Montague City residents was 39.9. The median household income was $40,677. Twenty-four percent of households were comprised of married couples, and 12.5% were unmarried. Twenty-seven percent of households were non-families. And twenty-seven percent of households were comprised of individuals. In fact, there were 199 households in Montague City, with an average income of $85700. The median household income was $58118.

Education in Montague is top-notch, with nine public institutions of higher learning. The city's public school system includes thirty-four elementary and middle schools, as well as four high schools. It also offers an adult education component, a public-access television station, and several learning centers. Located in a suburban community, the city is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the College of the Holy Cross, Montague Polytechnic Institute, and the Massachusetts Biotechnology Research Park.