Utica is a tiny village located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 852 people and just one neighborhood, Utica is the 126th largest community in Nebraska. Utica has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Real Estate Prices
Utica real estate is some of the most expensive in Nebraska, although Utica house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Utica is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Utica is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Utica who work in teaching (11.24%), management occupations (10.32%) and office and administrative support (9.17%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Utica is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Utica really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Utica perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.