Nelson is a tiny city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 471 people and just one neighborhood, Nelson is the 159th largest community in Nebraska. Much of the housing stock in Nelson was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Nelson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nelson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nelson who work in office and administrative support (12.76%), sales jobs (10.70%) and management occupations (7.82%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Nelson is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Nelson has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Nelson has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Nelson than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Nelson may be for you.
Nelson 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.