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 (13.73%), sales jobs (12.60%), and food service (6.10%).
One of the benefits of Scottsbluff is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.16 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.
The education level of Scottsbluff citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.39% of adults in Scottsbluff have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Scottsbluff in 2010 was $20,774, 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 $83,096 for a family of four. However, Scottsbluff contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Scottsbluff is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 32.43% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Scottsbluff include Irish, English, Swedish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Scottsbluff is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.