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ZIP Code 68522

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (5:41am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.79, -96.76
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68522

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68522. 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 68522. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68522, 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 68522 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68522 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 68522 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68522 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,728
Population Density 1,181 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,274
Median Home Value $139,500
Land Area 10.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,079
Median Household Income $59,790

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male58846435538283584972360051350141730921110881463220
Female54049234532852163053942434038232031119011585693726
Total1,1289567007101,3561,4791,2621,0248538837376204012231661156946

Gender

 Male 7,034 55%
 Female 5,694 45%
Gender

Race

 White 10,510 82.6%
 Black Or African American 737 5.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 139 1.1%
 Asian 602 4.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 357 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 371 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7478271162949321311731
Renter2733601761316414110
Total3471,14288776055722712831

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,214 54%
 Single Guardian 632 15%
 Singles 804 20%
 Singles With Roommate 429 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,408 59%
 Households with Kids 1,671 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12111312311011591869379807262746773796846116169
Female109113991179510310896906082727457738065476389
Total23022622222721019419418916914015413414812414615913393179258

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68522 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 68522 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 68522 real estate data, the median home value of $139,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68522 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68522 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68522 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,273 88.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,212 9.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 212 1.7%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,551 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 499 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,029 24%
 Households Vacant 195 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 47 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 62 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 160 12%
 2 Bedroom 494 37%
 3+ Bedroom 680 51%
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 $59,790 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68522 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. The commute in 68522 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 4,661 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,930 30%
 No Earnings 2,051 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 4,661 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,930 30%
 No Earnings 2,051 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,935 94.4%
 Public transportation 25 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 92 1.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 0.5%
 Worked at Home 208 3.3%
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 486 11.8%
 High School Graduate 2,114 51.5%
 Associate's degree 544 13.3%
 Bachelor's degree 759 18.5%
 Master's degree 160 3.9%
 Professional school degree 7 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 34 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,854 71.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 259 9.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 498 19.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68522

ZIP Code 68522 is in the Lincoln Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68522.

Roper Elementary School
2323 South Coddington St
Lincoln, NE 68522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Special Ed Yankee Hill Program
865 West Burnham
Lincoln, NE 68522
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lincoln Public Schools

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