Fort Calhoun is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,113 people and just one neighborhood, Fort Calhoun is the 155th largest community in Nebraska.
Fort Calhoun real estate is some of the most expensive in Nebraska, although Fort Calhoun house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Fort Calhoun isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fort Calhoun are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Calhoun is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Calhoun who work in management occupations (13.74%), teaching (12.64%), and office and administrative support (12.27%).
The overall crime rate in Fort Calhoun is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
As is often the case in a small city, Fort Calhoun doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Fort Calhoun are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.60% of adults in Fort Calhoun having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Calhoun in 2018 was $37,291, which is wealthy relative to Nebraska, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,164 for a family of four. However, Fort Calhoun contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fort Calhoun is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fort Calhoun home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Calhoun residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fort Calhoun include German, Irish, English, Danish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Fort Calhoun is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.9% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Nebraska, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Nebraska.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Danish and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 41.7% have German ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Fort Calhoun are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 68.6% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 45.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.5%), and 12.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.4% of households. Some people also speak Polish (3.6%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Fort Calhoun, NE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (41.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.9%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.