Holdrege is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 5,515 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Holdrege is the 32nd 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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Holdrege who work in office and administrative support (7.79%), sales jobs (7.79%), and management occupations (7.54%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.13 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Holdrege doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Holdrege who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.61% of adults in Holdrege have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Holdrege in 2018 was $29,381, which is middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,524 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 German, Swedish, Irish, English, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Holdrege is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.