Fremont is a medium-sized city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 26,519 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Fremont is the sixth largest community in Nebraska.
Fremont is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fremont is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fremont who work in office and administrative support (15.41%), sales jobs (12.35%), and food service (6.28%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fremont spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.93 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Fremont is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Fremont area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The percentage of adults in Fremont who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.10% of the adults in Fremont have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fremont in 2010 was $24,123, which is middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,492 for a family of four. However, Fremont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fremont is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fremont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fremont residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Fremont also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.65% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fremont include Irish, English, Czech, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Fremont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.