Albion is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,589 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Albion is the 70th largest community in Nebraska. Much of the housing stock in Albion was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Albion isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Albion are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Albion is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Albion who work in management occupations (13.07%), office and administrative support (12.68%), and food service (11.51%).
One of the benefits of Albion is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.68 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Albion doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Albion rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.67% of adults 25 and older in Albion have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Albion in 2010 was $22,943, which is lower middle income relative to Nebraska, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,772 for a family of four. However, Albion contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Albion home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Albion residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Albion include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Albion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.