Seward is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 7,167 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Seward is the 23rd largest community in Nebraska.
Seward real estate is some of the most expensive in Nebraska, although Seward house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Seward is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Seward is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seward who work in office and administrative support (10.39%), management occupations (10.15%), and sales jobs (7.60%).
Also of interest is that Seward has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Seward is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Seward enrolled in college, Seward has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Seward is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Seward citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.41% of adults in Seward have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Seward in 2010 was $24,693, which is middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,772 for a family of four. However, Seward contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Seward home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Seward residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Seward include Irish, Czech, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Seward is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.