Offutt Air Force Base is a very small town located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 4,886 people and just one neighborhood, Offutt Air Force Base is the 33rd largest community in Nebraska. Offutt Air Force Base has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Offutt Air Force Base, where the median household income is $41,676.
Occupations and Workforce
Offutt Air Force Base is a military town: the armed forces employs 20.54% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Public Service and Healthcare are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 46.80% and 13.88% of the civilian workforce respectively.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Offutt Air Force Base has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
Offutt Air Force Base is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Offutt Air Force Base enrolled in college, Offutt Air Force Base has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Offutt Air Force Base spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.41 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.