Benkelman is a tiny city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 888 people and just one neighborhood, Benkelman is the 113th largest community in Nebraska.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Benkelman is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.04% of the Benkelman workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Benkelman is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Benkelman who work in office and administrative support (15.32%), management occupations (13.74%) and healthcare (7.21%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Benkelman’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One of the benefits of Benkelman is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.60 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.
Benkelman is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.