North Platte is a medium-sized city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 22,978 people and five constituent neighborhoods, North Platte is the 12th largest community in Nebraska.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.12 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in North Platte who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.76% of the adults in North Platte have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in North Platte in 2018 was $28,253, which is lower middle income relative to Nebraska, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,012 for a family of four. However, North Platte contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North Platte is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Platte home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Platte residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. North Platte also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Platte include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and French.
The most common language spoken in North Platte is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.