Nebraska City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 7,335 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Nebraska City is the 22nd largest community in Nebraska.
Nebraska City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nebraska City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nebraska City who work in office and administrative support (12.44%), teaching (8.32%), and food service (7.09%).
One of the benefits of Nebraska City is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.26 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.
The percentage of adults in Nebraska City who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.82% of the adults in Nebraska City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Nebraska City in 2010 was $22,646, 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 $90,584 for a family of four. However, Nebraska City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Nebraska City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nebraska City residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Nebraska City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nebraska City include Irish, English, Swedish, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Nebraska City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.