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ZIP Code 68003

Primary City:Ashland, NE (View All Cities)
County: Saunders County
Timezone: Central (1:55am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.1, -96.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68003. 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 68003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68003, 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:
Ashland, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68003 is located in east Nebraska 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 68003 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 68003 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,284
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,056
Median Home Value $157,000
Land Area 124.03 sq mi
Water Area 3.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,687
Median Household Income $61,212

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male 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
Male1431371431511178012714112318818914715310578614325
Female11813216413084911311331371791661661479879586258
Total26126930728120117125827426036735531330020315711910583

Gender

 Male 2,151 50%
 Female 2,133 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,187 97.7%
 Black Or African American 8 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 17 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 50 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1212721632429218111023
Renter4478777745282627
Total5620529340133720913650

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,005 60%
 Single Guardian 225 13%
 Singles 357 21%
 Singles With Roommate 100 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,141 68%
 Households with Kids 546 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male262729333029213225214223312633413634732
Female2128222625302925233338323328283521301620
Total4755515955595057485480556454617657642352

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68003 has a slightly higher 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 68003 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68003 real estate data, the median home value of $157,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68003 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68003 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,199 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 85 2%
 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 870 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 415 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 402 20%
 Households Vacant 369 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 58 15.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 28 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 210 56.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 16.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 60 15%
 2 Bedroom 216 52%
 3+ Bedroom 137 33%
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 $61,212 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68003 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. However, that is not the case in 68003. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,822 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 841 25%
 No Earnings 725 21%
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 1,822 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 841 25%
 No Earnings 725 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,195 93.0%
 Public transportation 5 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 61 2.6%
 Worked at Home 100 4.2%
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 66 4%
 High School Graduate 770 51%
 Associate's degree 160 11%
 Bachelor's degree 390 26%
 Master's degree 64 4%
 Professional school degree 45 3%
 Doctorate degree 18 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 716 80.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 133 14.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 42 4.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68003

ZIP Code 68003 is in the Ashland-Greenwood Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68003.

Ashland-Greenwood Elementary School
1200 Boyd St
Ashland, NE 68003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ashland-Greenwood Public Schools
Ashland-Greenwood Middle School
1842 Furnas St
Ashland, NE 68003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ashland-Greenwood Public Schools
Ashland-Greenwood High School
1842 Furnas St
Ashland, NE 68003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ashland-Greenwood Public Schools

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