Ralston, NE


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Living in Ralston

Ralston is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 5,994 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ralston is the 28th largest community in Nebraska.

Ralston is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ralston is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ralston who work in office and administrative support (16.29%), food service (9.37%), and sales jobs (8.92%).

Also of interest is that Ralston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The percentage of people in Ralston who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.13% of adults in Ralston have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ralston in 2010 was $26,854, which is wealthy relative to Nebraska, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,416 for a family of four. However, Ralston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Ralston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ralston residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Ralston also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.32% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ralston include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Ralston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.

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