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ZIP Code 68643

Primary City:Leigh, NE (View All Cities)
County: Colfax County
Timezone: Central (6:16am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.7, -97.3
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68643

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68643. 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 68643. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68643, 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:
Leigh, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68643 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68643 is located in east Nebraska and covers a slightly higher 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 68643 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 68643 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 903
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 436
Median Home Value $85,500
Land Area 95.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 391
Median Household Income $53,365

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male28211732312825203141504122181714169
Female372517291427152528334132192021211127
Total654634614555404559749173413838352736

Gender

 Male 461 51%
 Female 442 49%
Gender

Race

 White 891 98.7%
 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 11 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner723317757373829
Renter142121109764
Total2144528766444433

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 232 59%
 Single Guardian 41 10%
 Singles 104 27%
 Singles With Roommate 14 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 283 72%
 Households with Kids 108 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male744667206427314911534
Female7154844746435321094512
Total1419814101194128512631418151046

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68643 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68643 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68643 real estate data, the median home value of $85,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68643 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68643 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68643 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 903 100%
 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 144 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 155 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 92 21%
 Households Vacant 45 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 5 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 32 71%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 17 16%
 2 Bedroom 22 21%
 3+ Bedroom 66 63%
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 $53,365 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68643 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 68643 can expect to fall in that range. 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 380 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 197 26%
 No Earnings 177 23%
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 380 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 197 26%
 No Earnings 177 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 456 84.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 8.7%
 Worked at Home 32 5.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 23 6.7%
 High School Graduate 234 67.8%
 Associate's degree 37 10.7%
 Bachelor's degree 45 13.0%
 Master's degree 5 1.4%
 Professional school degree 1 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 120 75.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 17.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68643

ZIP Code 68643 is in the Leigh Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68643.

Leigh Elementary School
222 West 4th St
Leigh, NE 68643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Leigh Community School District
Leigh High School
310 Short St
Leigh, NE 68643
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Leigh Community School District

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