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Manchester, MO
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Manchester profile


Living in Manchester


Manchester is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 18,240 people and three constituent 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.

Manchester is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Manchester is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manchester who work in business and financial occupations (12.59%), management occupations (11.86%), and healthcare (10.14%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.90% 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.

Manchester is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Manchester’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Manchester. 59.01% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Manchester in 2018 was $42,412, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,648 for a family of four.

Manchester is a somewhat 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 Spanish.


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