Scottsbluff, NE

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Living in Scottsbluff

Scottsbluff is a medium-sized city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 14,556 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Scottsbluff is the 13th largest community in Nebraska.

Scottsbluff is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Scottsbluff is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Scottsbluff who work in sales jobs (11.50%), office and administrative support (10.88%), and healthcare (7.55%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Scottsbluff spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 11.71 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The population of Scottsbluff overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Scottsbluff, 24.65% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Scottsbluff in 2018 was $25,115, 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 $100,460 for a family of four. However, Scottsbluff contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Scottsbluff is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Scottsbluff home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Scottsbluff residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Scottsbluff also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Scottsbluff include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Scottsbluff is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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