Manassas Park is a somewhat small city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 17,478 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manassas Park who work in management occupations (11.87%), office and administrative support (11.08%), and computer science and math (7.68%).
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.
One downside of living in Manassas Park is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Manassas Park, the average commute to work is 37.92 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Manassas Park is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
In terms of college education, Manassas Park is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.23% of adults in Manassas Park have a college degree.
The per capita income in Manassas Park in 2018 was $31,420, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,680 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Manassas Park, accounting for 38.72% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Manassas Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Manassas Park include Irish, German, Italian, English, and African.
In addition, Manassas Park has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (34.44%).
The most common language spoken in Manassas Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.