Mishawaka is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 48,261 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Mishawaka is the 17th largest community in Indiana.
Mishawaka is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mishawaka is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mishawaka who work in office and administrative support (14.52%), sales jobs (12.52%), and food service (7.01%).
The education level of Mishawaka citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.03% of adults in Mishawaka have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mishawaka in 2010 was $20,998, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,992 for a family of four. However, Mishawaka contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mishawaka is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mishawaka home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mishawaka residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mishawaka include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Mishawaka is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.