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ZIP Code 68421

Primary City:Peru, NE (View All Cities)
County: Nemaha County
Timezone: Central (8:29pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.5, -95.8
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68421. 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 68421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68421, 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:
Peru, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68421 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 68421 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68421 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,107
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 385
Median Home Value $58,300
Land Area 45.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 305
Median Household Income $40,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 21

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male222015117205321971823273317129652
Female241322125138228161625292020815845
Total463337242343542723344856533720241497

Gender

 Male 589 53%
 Female 518 47%
Gender

Race

 White 1,024 92.5%
 Black Or African American 42 3.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.7%
 Asian 4 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 14 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner61921514726135
Renter542291311242
Total604130645828177

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 119 39%
 Single Guardian 34 11%
 Singles 103 34%
 Singles With Roommate 49 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 236 77%
 Households with Kids 69 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male74247263241334553287663
Female37723052334843238407259
Total1011961021155751177781168148122

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68421 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68421 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68421 real estate data, the median home value of $58,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68421 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68421 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 725 65%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 382 35%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 93 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 95 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 117 30%
 Households Vacant 80 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 7 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 8%
 1 Bedroom 46 38%
 2 Bedroom 37 30%
 3+ Bedroom 29 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 $40,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68421 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. 68421 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 68421 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 251 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 561 57%
 No Earnings 169 17%
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 251 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 561 57%
 No Earnings 169 17%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 354 66%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 156 29%
 Worked at Home 26 5%
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 8%
 High School Graduate 147 57%
 Associate's degree 5 2%
 Bachelor's degree 21 8%
 Master's degree 40 15%
 Professional school degree 3 1%
 Doctorate degree 21 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 87 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 26%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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