Mabelvale is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 8,771 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mabelvale is the 46th largest community in Arkansas.
When you are in Mabelvale, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.41% of Mabelvale’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Mabelvale is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mabelvale who work in office and administrative support (16.72%), sales jobs (11.72%), and healthcare (5.37%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Mabelvale has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mabelvale a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Mabelvale, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.69 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The rate of college-level education in Mabelvale is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.78% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mabelvale in 2010 was $19,785, 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 $79,140 for a family of four. However, Mabelvale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, European, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Mabelvale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.