Seward has the 3045th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Seward is part of the Lincoln metro area. Unemployment in the Lincoln area is 2%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Lincoln has the 130th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Seward is below average at $43,520, and the median cost of a home in Seward is $137,000, which is below the national average. 29% of workers in Seward hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 91% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Seward. 79% of Seward workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 11% walk. People in Seward spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.