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ZIP Code 68117

Primary City:Omaha, NE (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South Omaha
County: Douglas County
Timezone: Central (9:43am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.21, -96.00
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68117

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68117. 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 68117. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68117, 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:
Omaha, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68117 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68117 is located in east Nebraska and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 68117 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68117 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,032
Population Density 1,763 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,205
Median Home Value $109,700
Land Area 4.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,032
Median Household Income $45,428

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male264292271301278314299281279340294237207141101917344
Female26429226323519728125023324729028524620316013612199123
Total528584534536475595549514526630579483410301237212172167

Gender

 Male 4,107 51%
 Female 3,925 49%
Gender

Race

 White 6,438 80.2%
 Black Or African American 132 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 112 1.4%
 Asian 91 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 1,030 12.8%
 Two Or More Races 219 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3531238150944030325772
Renter5320413814692332829
Total88516519655532336285101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,393 46%
 Single Guardian 621 20%
 Singles 804 27%
 Singles With Roommate 214 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,035 67%
 Households with Kids 997 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4856464967605064515855545549566066566350
Female4652534755745348624664545544594438514345
Total9410899961221341031121131041191081109311510410410710695

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68117 has a small 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 68117 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 68117 real estate data, the median home value of $109,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68117 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68117 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68117 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,952 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 60 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,609 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 700 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 723 23%
 Households Vacant 173 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 16.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.7%
 For Sale Only 46 26.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 53.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 157 20%
 2 Bedroom 318 40%
 3+ Bedroom 326 41%
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 $45,428 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68117 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. The commute in 68117 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 2,905 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,727 26%
 No Earnings 1,891 29%
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 2,905 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,727 26%
 No Earnings 1,891 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,012 96.1%
 Public transportation 3 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 1.4%
 Worked at Home 89 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 618 21.2%
 High School Graduate 1,811 62.3%
 Associate's degree 160 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 249 8.6%
 Master's degree 63 2.2%
 Professional school degree 8 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,189 72.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 143 8.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 301 18.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68117

ZIP Code 68117 is in the Omaha Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68117.

Ashland Park/Robbins Elementary School
5050 South 51st St
Omaha, NE 68117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Omaha Public Schools
Wilson Focus School
5141 F St
Omaha, NE 68117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Omaha Public Schools
Karen Western Elementary School
6224 H St
Omaha, NE 68117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ralston Public Schools
Holy Ghost Catholic School
5302 S 52nd St
Omaha, NE 68117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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