Manchester is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 18,229 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Manchester is the 37th 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 92.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Manchester is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manchester who work in sales jobs (14.77%), office and administrative support (13.98%), and management occupations (13.34%).
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.
Because of many things, Manchester is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Manchester a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Manchester has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Manchester’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Manchester is a pretty powerful place. 54.26% 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 2010 was $37,358, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,432 for a family of four. However, Manchester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Manchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu and Spanish.