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. 61.80% 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 construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Schuyler who work in office and administrative support (8.62%), sales jobs (7.76%), and maintenance occupations (3.41%).
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 17.17 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Schuyler have a very low rate of college education: just 8.10% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Schuyler in 2010 was $17,973, which is low income relative to Nebraska, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,892 for a family of four. However, Schuyler contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Schuyler is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Schuyler home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Schuyler residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Schuyler also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 69.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Schuyler include Czech, Irish, English, and French .
Schuyler also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 38.19%.
The most common language spoken in Schuyler is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.