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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Holdrege is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (14.22%), sales jobs (8.56%), and management occupations (6.45%).
One of the benefits of Holdrege is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.39 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.
Holdrege 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.
The overall education level of Holdrege is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.50% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Holdrege in 2010 was $26,382, which is upper middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,528 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, Irish, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Holdrege is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.