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ZIP Code 66968

Primary City:Washington, KS (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Central (1:52am)
Area code: 785 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.8, -97.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 66968

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 66968. 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 66968. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 66968, 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:
Washington, KS

Stats and Demographics for the 66968 ZIP Code

ZIP code 66968 is located in northeast 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 66968 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 66968 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,626
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 804
Median Home Value $68,000
Land Area 128.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 710
Median Household Income $44,167

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male434765562933363750595156575137322531
Female414152382133374747646749665254363452
Total848811794506673849712311810512310391685983

Gender

 Male 795 49%
 Female 831 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,584 97.4%
 Black Or African American 6 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner844631201101056931
Renter1327292021211415
Total2171921401311268346

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 416 59%
 Single Guardian 54 8%
 Singles 226 32%
 Singles With Roommate 14 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 529 75%
 Households with Kids 181 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5710810104149102010178129141388
Female77711976136610131671388455
Total1214171919171027151630233315251722171313

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 66968 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 66968 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 66968 real estate data, the median home value of $68,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 66968. Rentals in 66968 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 66968 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,587 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 35 2.2%
 Other Institutional 4 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 243 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 307 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 160 20%
 Households Vacant 94 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 7 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 10%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 5%
 1 Bedroom 51 26%
 2 Bedroom 82 42%
 3+ Bedroom 52 27%
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 $44,167 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 66968 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. More commuters in 66968 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 746 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 316 22%
 No Earnings 350 25%
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 746 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 316 22%
 No Earnings 350 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 827 86.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 4.7%
 Worked at Home 83 8.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 46 8%
 High School Graduate 379 65%
 Associate's degree 75 13%
 Bachelor's degree 51 9%
 Master's degree 23 4%
 Professional school degree 8 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 306 90.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 3.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 66968

ZIP Code 66968 is in the Washington County. School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 66968.

Washington Elementary
114 North East St
Washington, KS 66968
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington County. School District
Washington County High School
115 North D. St
Washington, KS 66968
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washington County. School District

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