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ZIP Code 68512

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (1:55am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.74, -96.70
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68512

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68512. 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 68512. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68512, 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 68512 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68512 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 68512 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68512 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,659
Population Density 1,283 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,740
Median Home Value $193,800
Land Area 9.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,565
Median Household Income $72,409

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male469487444377352433460428401340367383351183120775329
Female456452372375358455448434422412413450357184125885153
Total92593981675271088890886282375278083370836724516510482

Gender

 Male 5,754 49%
 Female 5,905 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,573 90.7%
 Black Or African American 233 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.4%
 Asian 448 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 97 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 255 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4053573869576034714644
Renter219424211186137432911
Total25995994988189739017555

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,645 58%
 Single Guardian 598 13%
 Singles 1,051 23%
 Singles With Roommate 271 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,892 63%
 Households with Kids 1,673 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male83989210892881031099592108739477848480755457
Female10281100881028810291697579727175849183536464
Total185179192196194176205200164167187145165152168175163128118121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68512 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68512 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 68512 real estate data, the median home value of $193,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68512 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68512 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68512 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,597 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 58 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,697 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 608 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,260 27%
 Households Vacant 175 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 64 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 7%
 For Sale Only 46 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 511 36.9%
 2 Bedroom 449 32.4%
 3+ Bedroom 417 30.1%
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 $72,409 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68512 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 68512 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 5,302 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,947 22%
 No Earnings 1,667 19%
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 5,302 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,947 22%
 No Earnings 1,667 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,108 91.9%
 Public transportation 60 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 179 2.7%
 Worked at Home 295 4.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 68512 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 47 1%
 High School Graduate 1,357 36%
 Associate's degree 481 13%
 Bachelor's degree 1,292 34%
 Master's degree 227 6%
 Professional school degree 199 5%
 Doctorate degree 184 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,955 73.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 463 17.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 250 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68512

ZIP Code 68512 is in the Pathfinder Ed Prg-Lancaster County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68512.

Pathfinder Ed Prg-Lancaster County
1200 Radcliff St
Lincoln, NE 68512
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Pathfinder Ed Prg-Lancaster County School District
Ruth Hill Elementary School
5230 Tipperary Trail
Lincoln, NE 68512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Adams Elementary School
7401 Jacobs Creek Dr
Lincoln, NE 68512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Southwest High School
7001 South 14th St
Lincoln, NE 68512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lincoln Public Schools

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