Bennington, NE
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Bennington is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,669 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bennington is the 79th largest community in Nebraska. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Bennington, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Bennington, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Bennington’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Bennington does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $61,250.00.

Bennington home prices are not only among the most expensive in Nebraska, but Bennington real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some cities, Bennington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bennington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bennington is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bennington who work in office and administrative support (16.89%), sales jobs (10.01%), and management occupations (9.29%).

Also of interest is that Bennington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Bennington is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Bennington really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bennington perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Being a small city, Bennington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Bennington are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.87% of adults in Bennington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bennington in 2010 was $30,194, which is wealthy relative to Nebraska, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,776 for a family of four. However, Bennington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Bennington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bennington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bennington include Irish, English, Swedish, and Czech.

The most common language spoken in Bennington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.