Sidney is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 6,942 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sidney is the 25th largest community in Nebraska.
Sidney is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sidney is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sidney who work in office and administrative support (15.85%), management occupations (13.30%), and sales jobs (11.51%).
Also of interest is that Sidney has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Sidney spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 11.21 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Sidney doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Sidney is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.92% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Sidney in 2010 was $30,983, which is wealthy relative to Nebraska, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,932 for a family of four. However, Sidney contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Sidney home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sidney residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sidney include Irish, English, Polish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Sidney is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Thai.