Bennington, NE

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Living in Bennington

Bennington is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,521 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 $80,917.00.

Bennington real estate is some of the most expensive in Nebraska, although Bennington house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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 (15.98%), sales jobs (13.14%), and management occupations (9.02%).

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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bennington a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bennington has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bennington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Bennington 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.

The education level of Bennington citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.12% of adults in Bennington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bennington in 2018 was $36,179, which is wealthy relative to Nebraska, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,716 for a family of four.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bennington include German, Irish, English, Danish, and Swedish.

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