Schuyler is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 6,171 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Schuyler is the 27th largest community in Nebraska.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Schuyler is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 59.63% of the Schuyler workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Schuyler is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Schuyler who work in office and administrative support (9.37%), sales jobs (7.77%), and personal care services (4.11%).
Overall, Schuyler’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.28 minutes getting to work every day.
In Schuyler, just 7.69% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Schuyler in 2010 was $16,849, which is low income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,396 for a family of four. However, Schuyler contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Schuyler is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Schuyler home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Schuyler, accounting for 70.85% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Schuyler residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Schuyler include Czech, Irish, English, and Welsh.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Schuyler's cultural character, accounting for 40.53% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Schuyler is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Slavic languages.