Falls City is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 4,198 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Falls City is the 37th largest community in Nebraska. Falls City has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Falls City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Falls City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Falls City who work in sales jobs (10.67%), office and administrative support (9.33%), and food service (7.77%).
Because of many things, Falls City 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, Falls City really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Falls City 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.
One of the benefits of Falls City is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.29 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Falls City 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 Falls City citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.46% of adults in Falls City have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Falls City in 2010 was $22,111, 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 $88,444 for a family of four. However, Falls City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Falls City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Falls City residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Falls City include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Falls City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.