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ZIP Code 68521

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (3:56am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.86, -96.71
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68521

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68521. 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 68521. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68521, 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 68521 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68521 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 68521 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely 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 68521 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,733
Population Density 2,194 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,857
Median Home Value $137,100
Land Area 14.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,062
Median Household Income $48,430

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4171,2751,0321,0112,1151,5181,2311,1051,06296888980856836125718414489
Female1,3381,2939849581,8201,4381,1581,038948944890820648424335285212166
Total2,7552,5682,0161,9693,9352,9562,3892,1432,0101,9121,7791,6281,216785592469356255

Gender

 Male 16,034 51%
 Female 15,699 49%
Gender

Race

 White 25,901 81.6%
 Black Or African American 1,257 4.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 252 0.8%
 Asian 1,965 6.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 1,354 4.3%
 Two Or More Races 985 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1911,4041,6791,6611,413711462126
Renter1,3651,28863649731416011639
Total1,5562,6922,3152,1581,727871578165

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,577 46%
 Single Guardian 1,923 16%
 Singles 3,077 26%
 Singles With Roommate 1,485 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,811 65%
 Households with Kids 4,251 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male292293272268270277256239233234215192203188203215186182225374
Female260286260273280255274235249210199193193189197195168172226366
Total552579532541550532530474482444414385396377400410354354451740

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68521 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 68521 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 68521 real estate data, the median home value of $137,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68521. Rentals in 68521 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68521 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,647 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 63 0.2%
 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 5,724 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,923 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,415 34%
 Households Vacant 795 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 406 51.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2.8%
 For Sale Only 165 20.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 4.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 4.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 16.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 159 3%
 1 Bedroom 958 20%
 2 Bedroom 1,794 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,806 38%
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 $48,430 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68521 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 68521 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 12,266 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,020 32%
 No Earnings 4,907 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 12,266 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,020 32%
 No Earnings 4,907 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,063 95.7%
 Public transportation 17 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 79 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 231 1.3%
 Worked at Home 433 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 911 10%
 High School Graduate 4,382 47%
 Associate's degree 1,338 14%
 Bachelor's degree 1,926 21%
 Master's degree 456 5%
 Professional school degree 108 1%
 Doctorate degree 137 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,834 75.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,112 14.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 736 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68521

ZIP Code 68521 is in the Lincoln Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68521.

Campbell Elementary School
2200 Dodge St
Lincoln, NE 68521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Belmont Elementary School
3425 North 14th St
Lincoln, NE 68521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Goodrich Middle School
4600 Lewis Ave
Lincoln, NE 68521
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
West Lincoln Elementary School
630 West Dawes Ave
Lincoln, NE 68521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Fredstrom Elementary School
5700 North West 10th
Lincoln, NE 68521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Kooser Elementary School
7301 North 13th St
Lincoln, NE 68521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
School Middle School
700 Penrose Dr
Lincoln, NE 68521
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Parkview Christian Schools
4400 N 1st St
Lincoln, NE 68521
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
North American Martyrs School
1101 Isaac Dr
Lincoln, NE 68521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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