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ZIP Code 68504

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Sunset Acres
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (6:12pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.85, -96.66
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68504

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68504. 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 68504. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68504, 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
Unacceptable:
University Place

Stats and Demographics for the 68504 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68504 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 68504 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68504 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,444
Population Density 2,457 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,205
Median Home Value $104,300
Land Area 6.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,492
Median Household Income $35,748

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6264363475281,4609775964774084454363612921941571047960
Female5944483436751,677933520411389443433408320245212145120145
Total1,2208846901,2033,1371,9101,116888797888869769612439369249199205

Gender

 Male 7,983 49%
 Female 8,461 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,073 85.6%
 Black Or African American 773 4.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 135 0.8%
 Asian 417 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 373 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 663 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7941240153852535924685
Renter1,4301,3856396224061939775
Total1,5091,7971,0401,160931552343160

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,053 27%
 Single Guardian 1,348 18%
 Singles 2,971 40%
 Singles With Roommate 1,120 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,727 76%
 Households with Kids 1,765 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male148127118104881058777797375627364775257106236280
Female12813212498107898189827174726165666965172303362
Total276259242202195194168166161144149134134129143121122278539642

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68504 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 68504 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1990s. Looking at 68504 real estate data, the median home value of $104,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68504 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68504 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68504 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,586 94.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 16 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 833 5.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,776 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 869 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,847 59%
 Households Vacant 713 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 497 70%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 39 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 137 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,167 44%
 2 Bedroom 1,947 40%
 3+ Bedroom 648 13%
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 $35,748 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68504 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 68504 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 68504 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 5,546 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,780 35%
 No Earnings 3,239 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 5,546 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,780 35%
 No Earnings 3,239 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,178 92.4%
 Public transportation 66 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 40 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 466 5.3%
 Worked at Home 102 1.2%
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 445 9%
 High School Graduate 2,745 56%
 Associate's degree 565 12%
 Bachelor's degree 716 15%
 Master's degree 191 4%
 Professional school degree 42 1%
 Doctorate degree 162 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,662 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 153 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 342 15.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68504

ZIP Code 68504 is in the Lincoln Public Schools. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68504.

Don Sherrill Sec Ed Cntr
340 North 56th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lincoln Public Schools
C Culler Middle School
5201 Vine St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Dawes Middle School
5130 Colfax St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Huntington Elementary School
2900 North 46th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Riley Elementary School
5021 Orchard St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Don Sherrill Elementary Ed Cntr
340 North 56th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Infant Toddler at Lincoln North Star High School
5801 North 33 St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
North Star High School
5801 North 33rd St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Lincoln Lutheran Middle/High School
1100 N 56th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Trinity Lutheran Church & School
1200 N 56th St
Lincoln, NE 68504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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