Western is a tiny village located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 234 people and just one neighborhood, Western is the 183rd largest community in Nebraska. Much of the housing stock in Western was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Western is a blue-collar town, with 39.46% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Western is a village of transportation and shipping workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Western who work in office and administrative support (11.35%), healthcare suport services (11.35%) and management occupations (9.19%).
Also of interest is that Western has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Western’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Western has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Western a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small village, Western doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.