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 was platted in 1853, taking its name from Montgomery County. A post office called Montgomery City has been in operation since 1857.The Sylvester Marion and Frances Anne Stephens Baker House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.Montgomery City is located at 38°58′37″N 91°30′18″W (38.976812, -91.505026). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.20 square miles (8.29 km2), of which 3.17 square miles (8.21 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,834 people, 1,141 households, and 711 families living in the city. The population density was 894.0 inhabitants per square mile (345.2/km2). There were 1,279 housing units at an average density of 403.5 per square mile (155.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.6% White, 3.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.9% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population. There were 1,141 households, of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.7% were non-families.
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