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ZIP Code 68434

Primary City:Seward, NE (View All Cities)
County: Seward County
Timezone: Central (8:29am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.9, -97.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68434

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68434. 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 68434. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68434, 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:
Seward, NE
Unacceptable:
Tamora

Stats and Demographics for the 68434 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68434 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 68434 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68434 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,576
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,468
Median Home Value $146,200
Land Area 158.80 sq mi
Water Area 1.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,152
Median Household Income $59,412

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2672542894194742142302282252912802682181391341057685
Female261278261432421231208237212293300274232147170127126170
Total528532550851895445438465437584580542450286304232202255

Gender

 Male 4,196 49%
 Female 4,380 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,319 97.0%
 Black Or African American 43 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.3%
 Asian 45 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 40 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 101 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1927535453447330922476
Renter121172129131876075113
Total140447483665560369299189

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,856 59%
 Single Guardian 298 9%
 Singles 876 28%
 Singles With Roommate 122 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,146 68%
 Households with Kids 1,006 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male455651585354395850595470495748655389164138
Female4359564953854746474463386056666460103139139
Total881151071071061398610497103117108109113114129113192303277

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68434 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68434 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 68434 real estate data, the median home value of $146,200 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 68434. Rentals in 68434 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68434 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,642 89.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 18 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 69 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 839 9.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,489 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 775 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 888 26%
 Households Vacant 316 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 162 51.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.9%
 For Sale Only 55 17.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 6.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 21.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 185 22%
 2 Bedroom 365 42%
 3+ Bedroom 309 36%
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 $59,412 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68434 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 68434 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,770 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,260 34%
 No Earnings 1,667 25%
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 2,770 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,260 34%
 No Earnings 1,667 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,376 86.4%
 Public transportation 8 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 331 8.5%
 Worked at Home 186 4.8%
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 173 7%
 High School Graduate 1,192 48%
 Associate's degree 367 15%
 Bachelor's degree 416 17%
 Master's degree 188 8%
 Professional school degree 42 2%
 Doctorate degree 113 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,217 73.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 331 20.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 103 6.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68434

ZIP Code 68434 is in the Seward Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68434.

Seward Elementary School
200 East Pinewood
Seward, NE 68434
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seward Public Schools
Seward Middle School
237 South 3rd
Seward, NE 68434
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Seward Public Schools
Seward High School
532 Northern Heights
Seward, NE 68434
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seward Public Schools
St John Lutheran School
877 N Columbia Ave
Seward, NE 68434
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Vincent Depaul School
152 Pinewood Ave
Seward, NE 68434
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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