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ZIP Code 68131

Primary City:Omaha, NE (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Cathedral|Downtown
County: Douglas County
Timezone: Central (6:35am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.27, -95.96
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68131

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68131. 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 68131. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68131, 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 68131 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68131 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 68131 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68131 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,302
Population Density 6,046 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,535
Median Home Value $100,200
Land Area 2.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,502
Median Household Income $31,399

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male48533833334296277455939138442640635621915069632738
Female491359301410946702476336301332360286201115106947490
Total9766976347521,9081,4761,035727685758766642420265175157101128

Gender

 Male 6,322 51%
 Female 5,980 49%
Gender

Race

 White 7,051 57.3%
 Black Or African American 2,801 22.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 255 2.1%
 Asian 749 6.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.2%
 Other Race 914 7.4%
 Two Or More Races 509 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner412362132953091629946
Renter7261,24269166342417611663
Total7671,478904958733338215109

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,160 21%
 Single Guardian 971 18%
 Singles 2,572 47%
 Singles With Roommate 799 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,210 77%
 Households with Kids 1,292 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male939889907771666559666665756159655662100161
Female10010193987571557385676546586558557987131149
Total193199182188152142121138144133131111133126117120135149231310

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68131 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 68131 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68131 real estate data, the median home value of $100,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68131 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68131 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68131 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,848 96.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 49 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 192 1.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 213 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,023 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 378 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,101 63%
 Households Vacant 1,033 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 592 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Sale Only 51 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 301 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 265 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,701 42%
 2 Bedroom 1,340 33%
 3+ Bedroom 768 19%
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 $31,399 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68131 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 68131 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 68131 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 4,342 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,788 35%
 No Earnings 2,581 24%
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 4,342 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,788 35%
 No Earnings 2,581 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,429 79.4%
 Public transportation 242 3.5%
 Taxicab 4 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 788 11.5%
 Worked at Home 374 5.5%
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 571 13%
 High School Graduate 1,968 46%
 Associate's degree 400 9%
 Bachelor's degree 740 17%
 Master's degree 253 6%
 Professional school degree 178 4%
 Doctorate degree 162 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,024 78.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 288 11.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 274 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68131

ZIP Code 68131 is in the Boys Town Interim Prg School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68131.

Int Residential Treatment Center
555 North 30th
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Boys Town Interim Prg School District
Parrish Program
4469 Farnam St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Omaha Public Schools
Blackburn Alternative Program
2606 Hamilton St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Omaha Public Schools
J P Lord Program
330 South 44th St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Omaha Public Schools
Career Center
3230 Burt St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Omaha Public Schools
Gateway to College
2606 Hamilton St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Omaha Public Schools
Secondary Success Program
3230 Burt St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Omaha Public Schools
Accelere
2606 Hamilton St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Omaha Public Schools
Esl Teen Literacy Program
3230 Burt St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Omaha Public Schools
Independent Study Program
3230 Burt St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Omaha Public Schools
Omaha Public Schools Homebased
3215 Cuming St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Omaha Public Schools
Walnut Hill Elementary School
4370 Hamilton St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Omaha Public Schools
Early Childhood at Yates
3260 Davenport St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Omaha Public Schools
Transition Program at Career Center
3230 Burt St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Omaha Public Schools
Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart
3601 Burt St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Cecilia Cathedral School
3869 Webster St
Omaha, NE 68131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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