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Census Data for Montrose ...

As far as we can tell, Montrose has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Montrose, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Mobile194,288   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Daphne24,896   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
 Prichard22,351   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Fairhope18,730   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
 Foley17,218   SE   18 miles [29 km]

Baldwin County ...

Montrose is located in Baldwin County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Baldwin County.

Population Rings for Montrose ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Montrose and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Montrose. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Montrose, so its people haven't been included.

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]343,626+18.24%
10 mi [16 km]654,237+17.82%
15 mi [24 km]10256,338+3.36%
20 mi [32 km]14303,513+3.63%
25 mi [40 km]22353,563+4.17%
30 mi [48 km]24360,044+4.23%

US Census QuickFacts ...

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Although they haven't created a QuickFact for Montrose, there are QuickFacts available for the following nearby communities:

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
FairhopeQF-012524018,730+22.21%   S  
DaphneQF-011964824,896+15.42%   N  
Spanish FortQF-01719768,065+18.64%   N  
RobertsdaleQF-01652085,894+11.71%   E  
MobileQF-0150000194,288-0.42%   NW  
ChickasawQF-01143925,954-2.49%   NW  
FoleyQF-012699217,218+17.79%   SE  
PrichardQF-016249622,351-1.36%   NW  

For more about neighboring communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Montrose. For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Montrose, see our County-by-County Page for Montrose.

A Census QuickFact is available for Baldwin County (QF-01003).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Baldwin County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
ClarkeQF-0102524,675-4.48%   N  
EscambiaQF-0105337,789-1.38%   NE  
MobileQF-01097415,395+0.58%   W  
MonroeQF-0109921,673-6.05%   N  
WashingtonQF-0112916,804-4.42%   NW  
Escambia (FL)QF-12033311,003+4.5%   E  

Miscellaneous Information for Montrose ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Baldwin County or the community of Montrose:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Montrose:

GNIS ID for Montrose: 152365

GNIS ID for Baldwin County: 161527

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 003 (Baldwin County)

Place Code: 51072 (Montrose)

State & County Code: 01/003 (Alabama / Baldwin County)

State & Place Code: 01/51072 (Alabama / Montrose)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Montrose is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

The US Postal Service ZIP Code ...

While some people have used a ZIP code to identify a community, the purpose of the ZIP code was to make mail delivery more efficient by grouping addresses together. Although the ZIP Code doesn't specifically identify a community like Montrose, it does identify addresses that are in (or near) Montrose. It's important to remember that the boundaries of a ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned or overlapped with other ZIP Codes.

The ZIP code for Montrose: 36559<4>

Census ZCTA Codes ...

The US Census Bureau created statistical entities that they call ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) and these ZCTAs are frequently confused with the ZIP codes that come from the US Postal Service (USPS).

ZCTAs were first created for the 2000 Census and at that time, they were based upon the USPS ZIP codes. While largely covering the same areas, the boundaries of a ZCTA do not necessarily match the boundaries of a postal ZIP code with the same number. For example, while a postal ZIP code can cross a county or state line, a Census ZCTA can not. They should be treated as separate entities with no correlation between them.

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Montrose.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Montrose. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Montrose. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Montrose) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Montrose. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Montrose

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montrose. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5657, Longitude: -87.9017     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Montrose have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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<4>When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Montrose or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Montrose.



 
 
 

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