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ZIP Code 68508

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (8:28am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.82, -96.70
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68508

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68508. 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 68508. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68508, 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 68508 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68508 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 68508 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. 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 68508 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,475
Population Density 4,902 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,814
Median Home Value $84,100
Land Area 2.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,138
Median Household Income $17,483

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 21

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male178140892,0402,53070740932130628325222216310765352921
Female179121972,1402,1984152281621661521681511169160514043
Total3572611864,1804,7281,122637483472435420373279198125866964

Gender

 Male 7,897 55%
 Female 6,578 45%
Gender

Race

 White 11,705 80.9%
 Black Or African American 873 6.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 132 0.9%
 Asian 672 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 668 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 421 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner316584101114573832
Renter9589764894723902109427
Total9891,04157357350426713259

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 515 12%
 Single Guardian 434 10%
 Singles 2,517 61%
 Singles With Roommate 672 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,662 88%
 Households with Kids 476 12%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3337353033312629212481919192520245261,445970
Female37323928342920182020181523211918216851,3971,005
Total70697458676046474144263442404438451,2112,8421,975

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68508 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 68508 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68508 real estate data, the median home value of $84,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68508 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68508 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68508 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,052 49%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 302 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 6,786 47%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 335 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 326 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 196 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,616 75%
 Households Vacant 676 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 431 63.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1.9%
 For Sale Only 30 4.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 57 8.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 141 20.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 378 10%
 1 Bedroom 2,057 54%
 2 Bedroom 922 24%
 3+ Bedroom 431 11%
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 $17,483 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68508 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. 68508 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 68508 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 1,983 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,359 70%
 No Earnings 2,107 16%
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 1,983 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,359 70%
 No Earnings 2,107 16%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,201 62%
 Public transportation 260 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,107 31%
 Worked at Home 231 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 395 14%
 High School Graduate 1,298 47%
 Associate's degree 249 9%
 Bachelor's degree 529 19%
 Master's degree 218 8%
 Professional school degree 39 1%
 Doctorate degree 59 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 633 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 29 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 121 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68508

ZIP Code 68508 is in the Lincoln Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68508.

MC Phee Elementary School
820 Goodhue Blvd
Lincoln, NE 68508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Park Middle School
855 South 8th St
Lincoln, NE 68508
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
St Marys School
1434 K St
Lincoln, NE 68508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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