Ravenna is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,364 people and just one neighborhood, Ravenna is the 82nd largest community in Nebraska. Ravenna has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Ravenna, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.08% of Ravenna’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ravenna is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ravenna who work in office and administrative support (12.03%), sales jobs (7.75%) and healthcare suport services (7.28%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Ravenna is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Ravenna’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One of the benefits of Ravenna is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.14 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Ravenna doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.