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ZIP Code 68520

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (8:29pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.79, -96.53
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68520. 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 68520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68520, 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 68520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68520 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 68520 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68520 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,143
Population Density 103 people per sq mi
Housing Units 494
Median Home Value $280,700
Land Area 11.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 461
Median Household Income $78,819

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male16292530152319232434446767513932104
Female24312537291221202041567272563521910
Total4060506744354043447510013913910774531914

Gender

 Male 552 48%
 Female 591 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,104 96.6%
 Black Or African American 10 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 19 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner424318214098452
Renter17866511
Total5313988146103463

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 362 79%
 Single Guardian 25 5%
 Singles 58 13%
 Singles With Roommate 16 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 359 78%
 Households with Kids 102 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male20154766653755897510
Female63101766752685411410846
Total83116111312131179151091913171356

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68520 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68520 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 68520 real estate data, the median home value of $280,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68520. Rentals in 68520 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,143 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 279 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 147 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 35 7%
 Households Vacant 33 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 11 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 71 65%
 3+ Bedroom 39 35%
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 $78,819 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68520 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. A higher percentage of people in 68520 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 68520 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 451 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 223 24%
 No Earnings 246 27%
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 451 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 223 24%
 No Earnings 246 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 478 79%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 4%
 Worked at Home 99 16%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 68520 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 4 1%
 High School Graduate 229 52%
 Associate's degree 44 10%
 Bachelor's degree 50 11%
 Master's degree 35 8%
 Professional school degree 46 10%
 Doctorate degree 34 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 28 46%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 54%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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