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ZIP Code 68636

Primary City:Elgin, NE (View All Cities)
County: Antelope County
Timezone: Central (4:17pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.9, -98.1
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68636

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68636. 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 68636. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68636, 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:
Elgin, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68636 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68636 is located in east Nebraska and covers a large 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 68636 are primarily white. The number of seniors 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 68636 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,254
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 651
Median Home Value $76,700
Land Area 225.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 546
Median Household Income $52,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male392841501829232122536253362435351918
Female433247302825171643594549323943433126
Total826088804654403765112107102686378785044

Gender

 Male 606 48%
 Female 648 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,225 97.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner427379576748533
Renter1023162621496
Total14505312197789439

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 326 60%
 Single Guardian 53 10%
 Singles 157 29%
 Singles With Roommate 10 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 399 73%
 Households with Kids 147 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9610765584881012318991132
Female1098102611678145713686642
Total1915181781116141116221519162417151774

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68636 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68636 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68636 real estate data, the median home value of $76,700 is low 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 68636. Rentals in 68636 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68636 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,254 100%
 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 156 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 275 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 115 18%
 Households Vacant 105 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 9 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 6%
 2 Bedroom 34 29%
 3+ Bedroom 75 65%
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 $52,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68636 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 68636 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 68636 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 442 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 159 19%
 No Earnings 244 29%
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 442 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 159 19%
 No Earnings 244 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 408 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 8%
 Worked at Home 100 18%
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 45 11.9%
 High School Graduate 205 54.2%
 Associate's degree 58 15.3%
 Bachelor's degree 58 15.3%
 Master's degree 10 2.6%
 Professional school degree 2 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 94 57%
 Enrolled in Private School 56 34%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68636

ZIP Code 68636 is in the Elgin Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68636.

Elgin Elementary School
101 North 4th St
Elgin, NE 68636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elgin Public Schools
Elgin High School
101 North 4th St
Elgin, NE 68636
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elgin Public Schools
Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School
303 Remington St
Elgin, NE 68636
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Boniface Elementary School
302 S 2nd St
Elgin, NE 68636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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