Gibbon is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,885 people and just one neighborhood, Gibbon is the 63rd largest community in Nebraska.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gibbon is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.90% of the Gibbon workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Gibbon is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gibbon who work in office and administrative support (11.84%), management occupations (10.20%) and sales jobs (6.80%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.37% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Gibbon spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.74 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Gibbon 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.