Gordon is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,542 people and just one neighborhood, Gordon is the 71st largest community in Nebraska. Gordon has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Gordon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gordon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gordon who work in office and administrative support (14.24%), sales jobs (12.30%) and teaching (11.00%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Gordon’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One of the benefits of Gordon is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.10 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.
Being a small city, Gordon does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.