Ralston is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 7,273 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ralston is the 28th largest community in Nebraska.
Ralston real estate is some of the most expensive in Nebraska, although Ralston house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ralston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ralston is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ralston who work in office and administrative support (13.80%), sales jobs (12.24%), and management occupations (6.27%).
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 education level of Ralston citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.16% of adults in Ralston have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ralston in 2018 was $33,335, which is wealthy relative to Nebraska, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,340 for a family of four. However, Ralston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ralston is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Ralston also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ralston include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ralston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.