Mishawaka, IN


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Living in Mishawaka

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.

Unlike some cities, Mishawaka isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mishawaka are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (14.58%), sales jobs (10.84%), and food service (7.35%).

The citizens of Mishawaka are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.94% of adults in Mishawaka having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mishawaka in 2010 was $21,320, 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 $85,280 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 German.