Spencer is a tiny village located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 439 people and just one neighborhood, Spencer is the 164th largest community in Nebraska. Spencer has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Occupations and Workforce
Spencer is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Spencer is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spencer who work in management occupations (13.73%), healthcare (12.25%) and teaching (10.29%).
Of important note, Spencer is also a village of artists. Spencer has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Spencer’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Spencer is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Spencer’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Spencer is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Spencer spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.88 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.
Spencer is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.