Cozad is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 3,863 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cozad is the 38th largest community in Nebraska.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cozad is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cozad is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cozad who work in teaching (10.40%), sales jobs (8.22%), and office and administrative support (8.06%).
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 15.31 minutes getting to work every day.
Cozad 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 Cozad citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.03% of adults 25 and older in Cozad have a college degree.
The per capita income in Cozad in 2010 was $21,881, which is lower middle income relative to Nebraska, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,524 for a family of four. However, Cozad contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Cozad home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cozad residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cozad also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.47% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cozad include Irish, English, Swedish, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Cozad is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.