Burwell is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,191 people and just one neighborhood, Burwell is the 90th largest community in Nebraska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Burwell is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Burwell is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burwell who work in sales jobs (15.96%), management occupations (11.19%) and office and administrative support (11.01%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.13% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Burwell is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 12.23 minutes getting to work every day.
Burwell 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.