Brainard is a tiny village located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 327 people and just one neighborhood, Brainard is the 174th largest community in Nebraska. Much of the housing stock in Brainard was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Brainard, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.62% of Brainard’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Brainard is a village of service providers, construction workers and builders and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brainard who work in office and administrative support (12.41%), food service (11.03%) and management occupations (10.34%).
Brainard is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Brainard, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Being a small village, Brainard does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.