Alliance is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 8,522 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Alliance is the 18th largest community in Nebraska.
When you are in Alliance, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.52% of Alliance’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Alliance is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alliance who work in office and administrative support (12.48%), management occupations (10.10%), and sales jobs (7.44%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Alliance spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 11.99 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Alliance does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Alliance rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.34% of adults 25 and older in Alliance 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 Alliance in 2010 was $25,199, which is upper middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,796 for a family of four. However, Alliance contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Alliance is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alliance home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alliance residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Alliance also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.00% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Alliance include Irish, English, Swedish, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Alliance is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.