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 42,708 people and 27 constituent 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.

Unlike some cities, Manassas isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Manassas are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Manassas is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manassas who work in office and administrative support (12.78%), management occupations (10.34%), and sales jobs (7.33%).

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.

One downside of living in Manassas, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.31 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Manassas citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.30% of adults in Manassas have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Manassas in 2018 was $34,198, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,792 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. The greatest number of Manassas residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Manassas also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.17% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Manassas include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

In addition, Manassas has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.47%).

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