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.
Mabelvale is a blue-collar town, with 36.95% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Mabelvale is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mabelvale who work in office and administrative support (16.31%), sales jobs (11.39%), and healthcare (7.89%).
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.
In Mabelvale, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.33 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Mabelvale have a very low rate of college education: just 9.65% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Mabelvale in 2010 was $20,063, 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 $80,252 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 German, European, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Mabelvale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.