Mabelvale is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 8,758 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mabelvale is the 46th largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mabelvale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Mabelvale is worth considering.
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.
Being a small town, Mabelvale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Mabelvale with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 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.