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Manchester, MO
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Manchester profile

Living in Manchester

Manchester is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 18,076 people and three associated neighborhoods, Manchester is the 40th largest community in Missouri.

Manchester real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Manchester house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Manchester has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Manchester is also a city of artists. Manchester has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Manchester’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.98% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

If knowledge is power, Manchester is a pretty powerful place. 60.27% of the adults in Manchester have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Manchester in 2018 was $46,017, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $184,068 for a family of four.

Manchester is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Manchester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manchester residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Manchester include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Manchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu and Arabic.