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ZIP Code 66868

Primary City:Reading, KS (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Central (2:10pm)
Area code: 620 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.6, -96.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 66868

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 66868. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 66868. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 66868, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Reading, KS

Stats and Demographics for the 66868 ZIP Code

ZIP code 66868 is located in east Kansas and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 66868 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 66868 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 764
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 349
Median Home Value $61,900
Land Area 128.31 sq mi
Water Area 1.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 305
Median Household Income $46,458

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male212128331930142722283733361912856
Female24221831820262025323233192291149
Total45434664275040474760696655412119915

Gender

 Male 399 52%
 Female 365 48%
Gender

Race

 White 747 97.8%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner329435560352311
Renter4811128201
Total737546768372312

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 180 59%
 Single Guardian 41 13%
 Singles 68 22%
 Singles With Roommate 16 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 206 68%
 Households with Kids 99 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male07343465392548849752
Female36487318344226359952
Total313712107713613676141191816104

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 66868 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 66868 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 66868 real estate data, the median home value of $61,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 66868 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 66868 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 66868 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 764 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 137 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 122 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 46 13%
 Households Vacant 44 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 11 37%
 3+ Bedroom 19 63%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $46,458 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 66868 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 66868 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 215 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 123 25%
 No Earnings 148 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 215 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 123 25%
 No Earnings 148 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 276 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 2%
 Worked at Home 21 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 32 15%
 High School Graduate 128 58%
 Associate's degree 12 5%
 Bachelor's degree 44 20%
 Master's degree 4 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 121 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 40 24%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 66868

ZIP Code 66868 is in the North Lyon County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 66868.

Reading School
1st and Osage
Reading, KS 66868
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Lyon County School District

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