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Manassas, VA
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Manassas profile

Living in Manassas

Manassas is a medium-sized city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 42,642 people and 27 associated neighborhoods, Manassas is the 26th largest community in Virginia.

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

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

A relatively large number of people in Manassas telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.25% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

One downside of living in Manassas is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Manassas, the average commute to work is 32.62 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Manassas citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.54% of adults in Manassas have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Manassas in 2018 was $42,958, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $171,832 for a family of four. However, Manassas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Manassas is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Manassas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Manassas, accounting for 38.78% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Manassas residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Manassas include German, Irish, English, Italian, and African.

In addition, Manassas has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (29.42%).

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