Wood River is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,369 people and just one neighborhood, Wood River is the 83rd largest community in Nebraska.
Real Estate Prices
Wood River real estate is some of the most expensive in Nebraska, although Wood River house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Wood River is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.53% of the Wood River workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Wood River is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Wood River who work in sales jobs (14.54%), teaching (9.84%) and office and administrative support (7.20%).
Setting & Lifestyle
As is often the case in a small city, Wood River doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.