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, 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 (13.02%), sales jobs (9.93%), and food service (7.77%).

The citizens of Mishawaka are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.96% of adults in Mishawaka having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mishawaka in 2018 was $24,028, 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 $96,112 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 German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

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