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ZIP Code 68506

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (12:01am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.78, -96.64
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68506

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68506. 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 68506. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68506, 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 68506 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68506 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 68506 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 68506 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,952
Population Density 3,887 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,228
Median Home Value $148,700
Land Area 7.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,538
Median Household Income $53,797

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8177507498481,0971,019854659652798945837772598484396357379
Female8237836838411,2261,0908197186639421,0681,042947716578581601820
Total1,6401,5331,4321,6892,3232,1091,6731,3771,3151,7402,0131,8791,7191,3141,0629779581,199

Gender

 Male 13,011 47%
 Female 14,941 53%
Gender

Race

 White 25,793 92.3%
 Black Or African American 556 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 127 0.5%
 Asian 489 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1%
 Other Race 293 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 667 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner918541,0071,6601,7831,232973436
Renter7431,168523571406254365472
Total8342,0221,5302,2312,1891,4861,338908

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,713 46%
 Single Guardian 1,488 12%
 Singles 4,415 35%
 Singles With Roommate 922 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,536 76%
 Households with Kids 3,002 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male166162165171139146148158159178153136149133171179174157167189
Female169155177139166153162141161149125156119134153143176161208237
Total335317342310305299310299320327278292268267324322350318375426

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68506 has a small 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 68506 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 68506 real estate data, the median home value of $148,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68506 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68506 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 68506 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,195 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 27 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 219 0.8%
 Other Institutional 1 0.0%
 College Student Housing 407 1.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 103 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,334 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,702 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,502 34%
 Households Vacant 690 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 316 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 3%
 For Sale Only 147 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 122 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 64 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,840 40%
 2 Bedroom 1,759 38%
 3+ Bedroom 916 20%
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 $53,797 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68506 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 68506 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 10,116 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,219 27%
 No Earnings 6,643 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 10,116 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,219 27%
 No Earnings 6,643 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,452 91.0%
 Public transportation 193 1.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 493 3.3%
 Worked at Home 624 4.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 68506 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 282 3%
 High School Graduate 3,671 41%
 Associate's degree 899 10%
 Bachelor's degree 2,383 27%
 Master's degree 816 9%
 Professional school degree 410 5%
 Doctorate degree 478 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,207 68.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,081 23.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 420 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68506

ZIP Code 68506 is in the Lincoln Public Schools. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68506.

Transition Expulsion Program
1801 South 40th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Lux Middle School
7800 High St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Calvert Elementary School
3709 South 46th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Holmes Elementary School
5230 Sumner St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Morley Elementary School
6800 Monterey Dr
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Rousseau Elementary School
3701 South 33rd St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Lincoln Southeast High School
2930 South 37th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Cathedral of the Risen Christ School
3245 S 37th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
College View Academy
5240 Calvert St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
George Stone Elementary
3800 S 48th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Joseph School
1940 S 77th St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ Elementary School
4325 Sumner St
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lincoln Montessori School
2615 Austin Dr
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Child'S View Montessori
3341 Pioneers Blvd Ste 3
Lincoln, NE 68506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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