Community Profile

Situated at the northern end of Wabash County is North Manchester, home to Manchester University, which was ranked among the top 25 "Best Colleges" in the Midwest by the 2021 America’s Best Colleges guide of U.S.News & World Report.

North Manchester

Population

Total Population

5,803

Population
Growth Rate

-0.46%

Median Age

38

Diversity Index

21.800

Housing & Income

Households

2,106

Total Housing Units

2,419


Owner Occupied

1,172

Renter Occupied

934

Vacant

313

Median Home Value

$97,132


Average Home Value

$101,493

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.44%


Per Capita Income

1.26%

Income Projection

Median Household

$51,701 $52,880


Average Household

$58,078 $62,024


Per Capita

$21,720 $23,121

Workforce

Total Businesses

241

Total Employed

3,530

Workers 16+

2,371

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

27

Employed

1,158

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

9

Employed

891

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

33

Employed

294

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

12

Employed

287

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

15

Employed

239

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

14

Employed

237

Some
High School

364

Graduated
High School

816

Associates
Degree

298

Bachelor's
Degree

543

Graduate
Degree

472

Average Commute Time

19 min.



Resident Commuters

1,645

Non-Resident Commuters

701

Drive Alone

1,897

Carpooled

117

Public

17

Work At Home

55