Mulvane is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 6,587 people and just one neighborhood, Mulvane is the 55th largest community in Kansas.
Unlike some cities, Mulvane isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mulvane are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mulvane is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mulvane who work in business and financial occupations (12.31%), management occupations (11.92%), and office and administrative support (11.88%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.80% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
As is often the case in a small city, Mulvane doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Mulvane is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.97% of adults in Mulvane have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mulvane in 2018 was $30,212, which is middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,848 for a family of four. However, Mulvane contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mulvane home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mulvane residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Mulvane include German, Irish, English, Welsh, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Mulvane is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Mulvane, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 3.8% have Welsh ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Mulvane are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 47.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 49.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.6%), and 13.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% of households.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Mulvane, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.0%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (5.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.8%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (79.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.