Manassas Park is a somewhat small city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 15,726 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Manassas Park is the 57th largest community in Virginia.
Manassas Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Manassas Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities, Manassas Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Manassas Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Manassas Park is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manassas Park who work in office and administrative support (14.63%), sales jobs (11.41%), and management occupations (9.75%).
Also of interest is that Manassas Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Manassas Park, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.62 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite being a small city, Manassas Park has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
In terms of college education, Manassas Park is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.26% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Manassas Park in 2010 was $28,164, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,656 for a family of four. However, Manassas Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Manassas Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Manassas Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manassas Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Manassas Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.19% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Manassas Park include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
In addition, Manassas Park has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (32.48%).
The most common language spoken in Manassas Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.