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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fremont is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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%).
One of the benefits of Fremont is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.93 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Fremont use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Fremont‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
In terms of college education, Fremont is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.10% of adults 25 and older 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.