Mishawaka, IN

Mishawaka profile

Living in Mishawaka

Mishawaka is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 50,363 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Mishawaka is the 17th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mishawaka is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (11.18%), sales jobs (10.87%), and management occupations (7.44%).

The overall education level of Mishawaka is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.05% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Mishawaka in 2018 was $24,990, which is middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,960 for a family of four. However, Mishawaka contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mishawaka is a very 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 German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Mishawaka is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.