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ZIP Code 68443

Primary City:Sterling, NE (View All Cities)
County: Johnson County
Timezone: Central (7:39am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.5, -96.3
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68443

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68443. 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 68443. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68443, 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:
Sterling, NE
Acceptable:
Saint Mary

Stats and Demographics for the 68443 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68443 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 68443 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 68443 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,047
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 483
Median Home Value $88,800
Land Area 103.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 432
Median Household Income $50,893

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male24374746111823353743423938232211116
Female31414428917313226504744322523192114
Total557891742035546763938983704845303220

Gender

 Male 513 49%
 Female 534 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,040 99.3%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner338578175514216
Renter1111615101033
Total449739685614519

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 255 59%
 Single Guardian 36 8%
 Singles 122 28%
 Singles With Roommate 19 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 298 69%
 Households with Kids 134 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2564134758914671189121523
Female1712710411106971558994333
Total312181123818151418212112191718161856

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68443 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68443 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68443 real estate data, the median home value of $88,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68443 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68443 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68443 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,047 100%
 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 209 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 154 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 69 14%
 Households Vacant 51 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 12%
 2 Bedroom 32 35%
 3+ Bedroom 48 53%
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 $50,893 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68443 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. However, that is not the case in 68443. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 458 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 171 19%
 No Earnings 255 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 458 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 171 19%
 No Earnings 255 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 520 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 3%
 Worked at Home 45 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 68443 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 11 3.3%
 High School Graduate 215 64.6%
 Associate's degree 50 15.0%
 Bachelor's degree 49 14.7%
 Master's degree 6 1.8%
 Professional school degree 2 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 245 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68443

ZIP Code 68443 is in the Sterling Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68443.

Sterling Elementary School
250 Main St
Sterling, NE 68443
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sterling Public Schools
Sterling Middle School
250 Main St
Sterling, NE 68443
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sterling Public Schools
Sterling High School
250 Main St
Sterling, NE 68443
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sterling Public Schools

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