Montgomery is the capital city of Alabama and the second largest city in the state. The metropolitan area is comprised of Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes and Montgomery counties.


2015 Population Estimates

City of Montgomery

200,602

Autauga County

55,347

Elmore County

81,468

Lowndes County

10,458

Montgomery County

226,519

Montgomery Metropolitan Area

373,792

Source: U.S. Census Bureau


Climate

Average Maximum Temperature

76.4

Average Minimum Temperature

53.9

Average Temperature

65.2

Total Rainfall

57.44

Total Snowfall

0.0

Source: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin.
Temperature = degrees/Rainfall = inches


Central Time Zone


Property Tax

Residential is assessed at 10% and commercial is assessed at 20%:
State $0.65 per $100 of assessed value
County $1.75 per $100 of assessed value
City $1.25 per $100 of assessed value
Combined rate is $3.65 per $100 of assessed value
 

Sales Tax

Sales tax in the city of Montgomery is 10% (4% state, 3.5% city, 2.5% county)
Sales tax for automobiles is 3.583%


Corporate Income Tax

The state rate is 6.5%. Federal tax is an allowed deduction for state income tax


Individual Income Tax

Sliding scale up to 5%. Federal tax is an allowed deduction for state income tax


 

Best Historic City

Montgomery, Alabama took the number one spot among winners of the Best Historic City category in the 10 Best Readers' Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA TODAY.

Public Protection Classification


Montgomery is the first city in Alabama to earn a public protection classification of 1 from the Insurance Services Office.