Mabelvale is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 8,849 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mabelvale is the 46th largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mabelvale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mabelvale is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Mabelvale who work in office and administrative support (11.44%), healthcare (10.76%), and sales jobs (10.30%).
Also of interest is that Mabelvale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Mabelvale has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mabelvale a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Mabelvale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Mabelvale is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.43% of adults 25 and older in Mabelvale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mabelvale in 2018 was $25,069, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,276 for a family of four. However, Mabelvale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mabelvale is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mabelvale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mabelvale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Mabelvale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.72% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mabelvale include Irish, English, German, French, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Mabelvale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.