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ZIP Code 68340

Primary City:Deshler, NE (View All Cities)
County: Thayer County
Timezone: Central (8:28am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.13, -97.73
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68340

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68340. 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 68340. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68340, 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:
Deshler, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68340 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68340 is located in southeast Nebraska and covers a slightly less 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 68340 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68340 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 992
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 504
Median Home Value $48,700
Land Area 63.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 417
Median Household Income $46,406

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male323042321114302228323633282723191624
Female293732301022252124423531382418302837
Total616774622136554352747164665141494461

Gender

 Male 479 48%
 Female 513 52%
Gender

Race

 White 984 99.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner024367166504922
Renter11201811781311
Total1144548273586233

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 234 56%
 Single Guardian 34 8%
 Singles 139 33%
 Singles With Roommate 10 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 300 72%
 Households with Kids 117 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male68102758649612788651031
Female631151066695119524109435
Total1211217171114121314172112101216141466

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68340 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 68340 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68340 real estate data, the median home value of $48,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68340 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68340 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68340 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 958 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 34 3%
 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 128 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 190 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 99 20%
 Households Vacant 87 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 13 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 7%
 1 Bedroom 38 32%
 2 Bedroom 33 28%
 3+ Bedroom 40 34%
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 $46,406 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68340 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. The commute in 68340 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 381 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 167 22%
 No Earnings 224 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 381 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 167 22%
 No Earnings 224 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 420 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 8%
 Worked at Home 28 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 22 7%
 High School Graduate 175 57%
 Associate's degree 44 14%
 Bachelor's degree 41 13%
 Master's degree 19 6%
 Professional school degree 3 1%
 Doctorate degree 3 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 159 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 32 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68340

ZIP Code 68340 is in the Deshler Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68340.

Deshler Elementary School
1402 3rd St
Deshler, NE 68340
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Deshler Public Schools
Deshler High School
1402 3rd St
Deshler, NE 68340
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Deshler Public Schools
Deshler Lutheran School
509 E Hebron Ave
Deshler, NE 68340
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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