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ZIP Code 68516

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Family Acres
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (10:01pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.73, -96.64
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68516

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68516. 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 68516. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68516, 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 68516 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68516 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 68516 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68516 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,956
Population Density 2,046 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,813
Median Home Value $194,000
Land Area 19.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,284
Median Household Income $78,238

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3731,4811,3741,2971,1151,2731,2131,2211,1881,3151,4361,3351,161718420376263254
Female1,2921,3621,4471,2571,2121,2981,2641,2761,2801,5221,5641,4611,261762529447414495
Total2,6652,8432,8212,5542,3272,5712,4772,4972,4682,8373,0002,7962,4221,480949823677749

Gender

 Male 18,813 48%
 Female 20,143 52%
Gender

Race

 White 36,071 92.6%
 Black Or African American 568 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 110 0.3%
 Asian 1,160 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 270 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 764 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner771,4122,1332,7682,6881,307758186
Renter7321,127561443319170253350
Total8092,5392,6943,2113,0071,4771,011536

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,302 61%
 Single Guardian 1,565 10%
 Singles 3,454 23%
 Singles With Roommate 963 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,971 65%
 Households with Kids 5,313 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male281266288282304307307280283289292238283272317294279231176173
Female276256272254286277249272278282298253302312271296277239174210
Total557522560536590584556552561571590491585584588590556470350383

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68516 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68516 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 68516 real estate data, the median home value of $194,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68516 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68516 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68516 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,767 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 166 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,778 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,551 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,955 25%
 Households Vacant 529 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 223 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 103 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 171 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,190 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,803 45%
 3+ Bedroom 841 21%
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 $78,238 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68516 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 68516 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 15,504 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,444 28%
 No Earnings 6,390 21%
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 15,504 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,444 28%
 No Earnings 6,390 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,477 94.6%
 Public transportation 82 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 208 1.0%
 Worked at Home 880 4.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 68516 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 218 2%
 High School Graduate 4,704 38%
 Associate's degree 1,175 9%
 Bachelor's degree 4,125 33%
 Master's degree 1,143 9%
 Professional school degree 500 4%
 Doctorate degree 576 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,726 66.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,171 25.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 737 8.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68516

ZIP Code 68516 is in the Lincoln Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68516.

Cavett Elementary School
7701 South 36th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Maxey Elementary School
5200 South 75th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Scott Middle School
2200 Pine Lake Rd
Lincoln, NE 68516
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Pound Middle School
4740 South 45th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Zeman Elementary School
4900 South 52nd St
Lincoln, NE 68516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Humann Elementary School
6720 Rockwood Ln
Lincoln, NE 68516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Good Shepherd Lutheran School
3825 Wildbriar Ln
Lincoln, NE 68516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Peter'S Catholic School
4500 Duxhall Dr
Lincoln, NE 68516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Berniklau Education Solutions Team
11401 S 70th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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