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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sidney who work in office and administrative support (15.85%), management occupations (12.29%), and sales jobs (12.19%).
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.
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 10.96 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Sidney does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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: 25.94% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Sidney in 2010 was $30,001, which is wealthy relative to Nebraska, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,004 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 Italian.
The most common language spoken in Sidney is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Thai.