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ZIP Code 68343

Primary City:Dorchester, NE (View All Cities)
County: Saline County
Timezone: Central (9:58pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.6, -97.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68343

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68343. 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 68343. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68343, 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:
Dorchester, NE
Unacceptable:
Pleasanthill

Stats and Demographics for the 68343 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68343 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 68343 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 small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68343 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,050
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 457
Median Home Value $109,400
Land Area 91.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 421
Median Household Income $52,153

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4129343925313231244553373021172167
Female4433332823333526394640382825222077
Total856267674864675763919375584639411314

Gender

 Male 523 50%
 Female 527 50%
Gender

Race

 White 988 94.1%
 Black Or African American 6 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 45 4.3%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner533468767413310
Renter725252210352
Total12587110977443812

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 258 61%
 Single Guardian 47 11%
 Singles 97 23%
 Singles With Roommate 19 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 291 69%
 Households with Kids 130 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6611929567106864789875
Female1131010451149108636536864
Total179211961416101620141491012111516139

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68343 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68343 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68343 real estate data, the median home value of $109,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68343. Rentals in 68343 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68343 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,050 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 177 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 145 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 99 22%
 Households Vacant 36 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 13%
 2 Bedroom 15 19%
 3+ Bedroom 53 68%
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 $52,153 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68343 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 68343 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 463 60%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 17%
 No Earnings 180 23%
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 463 60%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 17%
 No Earnings 180 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 501 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 3%
 Worked at Home 36 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 34 10%
 High School Graduate 228 65%
 Associate's degree 44 13%
 Bachelor's degree 37 11%
 Master's degree 8 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 143 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68343

ZIP Code 68343 is in the Dorchester Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68343.

Dorchester Elementary School
506 West 9th
Dorchester, NE 68343
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dorchester Public Schools
Dorchester High School
506 West 9th
Dorchester, NE 68343
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dorchester Public Schools

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