Scottsbluff is a medium-sized city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 14,802 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Scottsbluff is the 13th largest community in Nebraska.
Unlike some cities, Scottsbluff isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Scottsbluff are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Scottsbluff is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Scottsbluff who work in office and administrative support (14.57%), sales jobs (12.04%), and management occupations (6.44%).
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 13.02 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Scottsbluff are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.48% of adults in Scottsbluff having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Scottsbluff in 2010 was $20,321, 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 $81,284 for a family of four. However, Scottsbluff contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Scottsbluff home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Scottsbluff residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Scottsbluff also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Scottsbluff include Irish, English, Swedish, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Scottsbluff is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.