Fremont, NE


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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%).

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.

The education level of Fremont citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.10% of adults 25 and older in Fremont have a college 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.