Beatrice is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 12,279 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Beatrice is the 15th largest community in Nebraska.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Beatrice is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Beatrice is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Beatrice who work in office and administrative support (9.91%), sales jobs (9.53%), and management occupations (7.77%).
One of the benefits of Beatrice is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.89 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of adults in Beatrice who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.91% of the adults in Beatrice have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Beatrice in 2018 was $27,187, which is middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,748 for a family of four. However, Beatrice contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Beatrice home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beatrice residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Beatrice include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Beatrice is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.