Plainview is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,226 people and just one neighborhood, Plainview is the 86th largest community in Nebraska. Plainview has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Plainview is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Plainview is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plainview who work in office and administrative support (15.12%), sales jobs (13.32%) and management occupations (9.71%).
Of important note, Plainview is also a city of artists. Plainview has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Plainview’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Plainview is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Plainview really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Plainview perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Plainview spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.91 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Plainview doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.