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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ord is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ord is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ord who work in management occupations (14.85%), office and administrative support (10.32%), and sales jobs (9.73%).
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 12.98 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Ord citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.58% of adults 25 and older in Ord have a college degree.
The per capita income in Ord in 2010 was $25,210, which is upper middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,840 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ord include Irish, Czech, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ord is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.