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ZIP Code 68502

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Indian Village
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (10:40am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.78, -96.70
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68502

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68502. 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 68502. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68502, 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:
Lincoln, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68502 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 68502 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. 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 68502 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,238
Population Density 4,439 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,001
Median Home Value $131,200
Land Area 5.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,004
Median Household Income $40,943

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9187827127881,3901,4621,1619849669631,009886659386243186146113
Female9158356666631,1591,191938799746840899865651371267239228212
Total1,8331,6171,3781,4512,5492,6532,0991,7831,7121,8031,9081,7511,310757510425374325

Gender

 Male 13,754 52%
 Female 12,484 48%
Gender

Race

 White 21,724 82.8%
 Black Or African American 1,481 5.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 379 1.4%
 Asian 684 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 1,023 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 935 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1098381,0151,2861,333582388161
Renter9721,58091093160517210121
Total1,0812,4181,9252,2171,938754489182

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,089 37%
 Single Guardian 1,763 16%
 Singles 3,942 36%
 Singles With Roommate 1,210 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,981 73%
 Households with Kids 3,023 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male192189153180174164149151144157137143128147159140163169157239
Female164194180177170170171162162156134132133111129120131143140210
Total356383333357344334320313306313271275261258288260294312297449

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68502 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68502 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68502 real estate data, the median home value of $131,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68502 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68502 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,672 94.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,125 4.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 31 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 324 1.2%
 Other Institutional 25 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 61 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,256 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,456 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,292 44%
 Households Vacant 997 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 523 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 132 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 265 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 78 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,991 37%
 2 Bedroom 2,433 46%
 3+ Bedroom 840 16%
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 $40,943 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68502 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 68502 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 9,286 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,730 32%
 No Earnings 5,009 24%
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 9,286 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,730 32%
 No Earnings 5,009 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,803 86.4%
 Public transportation 328 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 28 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,069 7.8%
 Worked at Home 432 3.2%
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 861 9%
 High School Graduate 4,395 48%
 Associate's degree 759 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,920 21%
 Master's degree 579 6%
 Professional school degree 226 2%
 Doctorate degree 422 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,315 74.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 398 9.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 710 16.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68502

ZIP Code 68502 is in the Child Guidance Ctr Rtc School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68502.

Child Guidance Cntr Rtc School
904 Sumner
Lincoln, NE 68502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Child Guidance Ctr Rtc School District
Science Focus Program
1222 South 27th St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Beattie Elementary School
1901 Calvert St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Irving Middle School
2745 South 22nd St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Everett Elementary School
1123 C St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Prescott Elementary School
1930 South 20th St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Saratoga Elementary School
2215 South 13th St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Sheridan Elementary School
3100 Plymouth Ave
Lincoln, NE 68502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
St Mark Evangelical Lutheran School
3930 S 19th St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Blessed Sacrament Elementary School
1725 Lake St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Kindergarten Program
1345 S 16th St
Lincoln, NE 68502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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