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ZIP Code 68505

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Meadowlane
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (10:22am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.82, -96.62
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68505

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68505. 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 68505. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68505, 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:
Bethany

Stats and Demographics for the 68505 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68505 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 68505 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 a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68505 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,137
Population Density 4,038 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,847
Median Home Value $126,100
Land Area 3.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,529
Median Household Income $49,973

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male52747239346780574153944638442944839833623724221815792
Female520452386485851656512422392456476482382320333308209164
Total1,0479247799521,6561,3971,051868776885924880718557575526366256

Gender

 Male 7,331 48%
 Female 7,806 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,861 91.6%
 Black Or African American 308 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.4%
 Asian 394 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 203 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 312 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner84642626781771574565166
Renter69065227224418612310251
Total7741,2948981,025957697667217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,957 45%
 Single Guardian 906 14%
 Singles 1,960 30%
 Singles With Roommate 706 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,771 73%
 Households with Kids 1,758 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8610510711193106978789907489657575787584155160
Female138106918988104908684878368727675868884152183
Total224211198200181210187173173177157157137151150164163168307343

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68505 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68505 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 68505 real estate data, the median home value of $126,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68505 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68505 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68505 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,128 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,902 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,307 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,320 34%
 Households Vacant 318 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 167 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 59 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 65 3%
 1 Bedroom 676 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,215 48%
 3+ Bedroom 558 22%
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 $49,973 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68505 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. The commute in 68505 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 5,841 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,957 31%
 No Earnings 2,987 23%
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 5,841 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,957 31%
 No Earnings 2,987 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,381 94.6%
 Public transportation 59 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 58 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 143 1.6%
 Worked at Home 218 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 68505 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 176 4%
 High School Graduate 2,625 55%
 Associate's degree 687 14%
 Bachelor's degree 837 18%
 Master's degree 230 5%
 Professional school degree 153 3%
 Doctorate degree 66 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,792 68.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 457 17.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 381 14.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68505

ZIP Code 68505 is in the Lincoln Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68505.

Brownell Elementary School
6000 Aylesworth Ave
Lincoln, NE 68505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Meadow Lane Elementary School
7200 Vine St
Lincoln, NE 68505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
St John School
7601 Vine St
Lincoln, NE 68505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children'S Circle Montessori
121 Skyway Rd
Lincoln, NE 68505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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