La Vista, NE

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Living in La Vista

La Vista is a medium-sized city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 17,163 people and five constituent neighborhoods, La Vista is the 12th largest community in Nebraska.

La Vista real estate is some of the most expensive in Nebraska, although La Vista house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, La Vista is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Vista is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Vista who work in office and administrative support (13.37%), sales jobs (10.24%), and management occupations (8.19%).

Also of interest is that La Vista has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of La Vista citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.10% of adults in La Vista have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in La Vista in 2010 was $32,429, which is wealthy relative to Nebraska, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,716 for a family of four. However, La Vista contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

La Vista is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call La Vista home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Vista residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in La Vista include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in La Vista is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.