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ZIP Code 68524

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (11:02pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.88, -96.82
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68524

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68524. 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 68524. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68524, 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
Unacceptable:
Air Park

Stats and Demographics for the 68524 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68524 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 68524 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 small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68524 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,983
Population Density 195 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,020
Median Home Value $121,200
Land Area 30.66 sq mi
Water Area 1.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,917
Median Household Income $58,839

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male36931522918218833632023317417014512590513227139
Female3553012331701843422812231861541441461086235261411
Total72461646235237267860145636032428927119811367532720

Gender

 Male 3,008 50%
 Female 2,975 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,024 84.0%
 Black Or African American 330 5.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 1.5%
 Asian 66 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 202 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 265 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3133324721618373347
Renter522871731398932165
Total836204203552721055012

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,106 58%
 Single Guardian 416 22%
 Singles 282 15%
 Singles With Roommate 113 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 923 48%
 Households with Kids 994 52%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6977608678675252664741474648324434343830
Female8472706561656258556837444935313941322723
Total15314913015113913211411012111578919583638375666553

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68524 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 68524 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 2000s. Looking at 68524 real estate data, the median home value of $121,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68524 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68524 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68524 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,823 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 160 3%
 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 989 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 135 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 793 39%
 Households Vacant 103 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 38 37%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 158 20%
 3+ Bedroom 647 80%
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 $58,839 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68524 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 68524 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 2,090 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,474 33%
 No Earnings 898 20%
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 2,090 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,474 33%
 No Earnings 898 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,753 96.9%
 Public transportation 23 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 0.4%
 Worked at Home 55 1.9%
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 212 11.3%
 High School Graduate 1,102 59.0%
 Associate's degree 208 11.1%
 Bachelor's degree 257 13.8%
 Master's degree 9 0.5%
 Professional school degree 50 2.7%
 Doctorate degree 30 1.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,184 80.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 144 9.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 148 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68524

ZIP Code 68524 is in the Lincoln Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68524.

Arnold Elementary School
5000 Mike Scholl St
Lincoln, NE 68524
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Pact
949 West Bond St
Lincoln, NE 68524
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools

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