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.
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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manassas Park who work in office and administrative support (14.58%), sales jobs (11.53%), and management occupations (9.31%).
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 37.23 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.
In Manassas Park, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Manassas Park is a relatively small city. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The overall education level of Manassas Park is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.27% 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 $28,054, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,216 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 34.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Manassas Park include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
Manassas Park also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 32.38%.
The most common language spoken in Manassas Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.