McCook is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 7,580 people and three constituent neighborhoods, McCook is the 21st largest community in Nebraska.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, McCook is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, McCook is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in McCook who work in sales jobs (15.28%), office and administrative support (11.62%), and management occupations (9.69%).
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 11.77 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of McCook rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.78% of adults 25 and older in McCook have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in McCook in 2010 was $22,717, which is lower middle income relative to Nebraska, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,868 for a family of four. However, McCook contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call McCook home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of McCook residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in McCook include Irish, English, Czech, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in McCook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.