Fremont is a medium-sized city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 26,457 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 (16.35%), sales jobs (12.11%), and food service (6.43%).
The overall crime rate in Fremont 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 17.86 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in Fremont who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.83% of the adults in Fremont have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fremont in 2010 was $24,743, 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 $98,972 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 Black or African-American. Fremont also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fremont include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Fremont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.