Ord is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 2,061 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ord is the 55th largest community in Nebraska. Much of the housing stock in Ord was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Ord is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ord is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ord who work in management occupations (12.71%), office and administrative support (9.78%), and sales jobs (9.11%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ord spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.12 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Ord who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.22% of the adults in Ord have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ord in 2010 was $22,632, 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 $90,528 for a family of four. However, Ord contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ord home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ord residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Ord include Czech, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Ord is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.