Mabelvale is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 8,994 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mabelvale is the 46th largest community in Arkansas.
Mabelvale is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mabelvale is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Mabelvale who work in office and administrative support (18.00%), sales jobs (8.85%), and healthcare (7.98%).
Also of interest is that Mabelvale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Mabelvale has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Mabelvale has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mabelvale than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mabelvale may be for you.
One downside of living in Mabelvale, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.11 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Mabelvale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Mabelvale are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.62% of adults in Mabelvale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Mabelvale in 2010 was $21,565, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,260 for a family of four. However, Mabelvale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mabelvale is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mabelvale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mabelvale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mabelvale include Irish, German, English, European, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Mabelvale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.