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ZIP Code 68359

Primary City:Friend, NE (View All Cities)
County: Saline County
Timezone: Central (2:44pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.6, -97.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68359

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68359. 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 68359. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68359, 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:
Friend, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68359 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68359 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 68359 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 large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68359 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,585
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 775
Median Home Value $93,900
Land Area 123.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 653
Median Household Income $55,333

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male483658542432374356616753584034293319
Female454460572431384556595551503828463838
Total9380118111486375881121201221041087862757157

Gender

 Male 782 49%
 Female 803 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,552 97.9%
 Black Or African American 5 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner84592106107747624
Renter111723181315168
Total1962115124120899232

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 412 63%
 Single Guardian 44 7%
 Singles 179 27%
 Singles With Roommate 18 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 469 72%
 Households with Kids 184 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11106138687712121471379191274
Female1356106710912171115891410171333
Total241512231413181619292329152221193625107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68359 has a slightly less 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 68359 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68359 real estate data, the median home value of $93,900 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 68359. Rentals in 68359 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68359 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,549 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 36 2%
 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 282 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 250 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 121 16%
 Households Vacant 122 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 20 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 33%
 2 Bedroom 36 43%
 3+ Bedroom 20 24%
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 $55,333 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68359 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 68359 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 68359 can expect to fall in that range. 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 498 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 350 28%
 No Earnings 412 33%
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 498 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 350 28%
 No Earnings 412 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 599 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 4%
 Worked at Home 64 9%
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 75 14%
 High School Graduate 242 44%
 Associate's degree 118 22%
 Bachelor's degree 89 16%
 Master's degree 13 2%
 Professional school degree 10 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 235 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68359

ZIP Code 68359 is in the Friend Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68359.

Friend Elementary School
501 Main St
Friend, NE 68359
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Friend Public Schools
Friend High Schools
501 Main St
Friend, NE 68359
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Friend Public Schools

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