Holdrege is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 5,561 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Holdrege is the 31st largest community in Nebraska.
Holdrege is a blue-collar town, with 35.91% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Holdrege is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Holdrege who work in office and administrative support (13.34%), sales jobs (8.45%), and healthcare (6.20%).
One of the benefits of Holdrege is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.38 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Holdrege doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Holdrege citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.08% of adults in Holdrege have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Holdrege in 2010 was $24,258, which is middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,032 for a family of four. However, Holdrege contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Holdrege home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Holdrege residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Holdrege include Swedish, English, Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Holdrege is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.