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ZIP Code 68048

Primary City:Plattsmouth, NE (View All Cities)
County: Cass County
Timezone: Central (10:58pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -96.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68048

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68048. 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 68048. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68048, 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:
Plattsmouth, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68048 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68048 is located in southeast 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 68048 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 extremely 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 68048 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,422
Population Density 129 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,363
Median Home Value $150,500
Land Area 96.35 sq mi
Water Area 3.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,723
Median Household Income $67,022

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4124714664582833353444153985254774533892962081307558
Female385427439429261302356379411522490465390298203173106193
Total7978989058875446377007948091,047967918779594411303181251

Gender

 Male 6,193 50%
 Female 6,229 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,962 96.3%
 Black Or African American 66 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.3%
 Asian 43 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 90 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 209 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4435761693382455125679
Renter77217218192137797469
Total1215748341,125961630330148

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,797 59%
 Single Guardian 631 13%
 Singles 1,090 23%
 Singles With Roommate 205 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,116 66%
 Households with Kids 1,607 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male598988101891008596101969492919310090111956263
Female69818373787983929597929864889111577806652
Total128170171174167179168188196193186190155181191205188175128115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68048 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68048 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 68048 real estate data, the median home value of $150,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68048 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68048 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68048 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,194 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 90 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 133 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,676 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 984 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,063 20%
 Households Vacant 640 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 148 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 3%
 For Sale Only 133 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 175 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 127 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 2%
 1 Bedroom 270 23%
 2 Bedroom 380 33%
 3+ Bedroom 489 42%
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 $67,022 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68048 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. However, that is not the case in 68048. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,677 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,137 22%
 No Earnings 3,080 31%
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 4,677 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,137 22%
 No Earnings 3,080 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,688 93.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 1 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 225 3.7%
 Worked at Home 168 2.8%
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 247 5.9%
 High School Graduate 2,643 63.1%
 Associate's degree 315 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 605 14.4%
 Master's degree 258 6.2%
 Professional school degree 112 2.7%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,144 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 348 12.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 218 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68048

ZIP Code 68048 is in the Plattsmouth Community School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68048.

Plattsmouth Elementary School
1724 8th Ave
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plattsmouth Community School District
Plattsmouth Early Childhood
902 Main St
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plattsmouth Community School District
Plattsmouth Middle School
1724 8th Ave
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Plattsmouth Community School District
Plattsmouth High School
1916 East Hwy 34
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plattsmouth Community School District
St John the Baptist School
500 S 18th St
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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