Ogallala is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 4,570 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ogallala is the 32nd largest community in Nebraska.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ogallala is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ogallala is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ogallala who work in office and administrative support (15.01%), sales jobs (11.77%), and management occupations (9.85%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ogallala has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ogallala a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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 13.54 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, Ogallala is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.81% of adults 25 and older in Ogallala have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ogallala in 2010 was $23,894, which is middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,576 for a family of four. However, Ogallala contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ogallala home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ogallala residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Ogallala include Irish, English, French , and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Ogallala is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.