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ZIP Code 68654

Primary City:Polk, NE (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (4:09pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.1, -97.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68654

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68654. 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 68654. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68654, 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:
Polk, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68654 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68654 is located in east 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 68654 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68654 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 541
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 289
Median Home Value $58,300
Land Area 53.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 249
Median Household Income $46,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male101623971311161823213023121215510
Female111618159611211413242523914131015
Total213241241619223732364555462126281525

Gender

 Male 274 51%
 Female 267 49%
Gender

Race

 White 525 97.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner28253449242820
Renter11113156553
Total319384955293323

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 136 55%
 Single Guardian 21 8%
 Singles 87 35%
 Singles With Roommate 5 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 191 77%
 Households with Kids 58 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male31232542373274114303
Female52133440583340551220
Total8336598281565114665523

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68654 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68654 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68654 real estate data, the median home value of $58,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68654 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68654 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68654 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 541 100%
 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 76 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 114 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 59 20%
 Households Vacant 40 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 2%
 1 Bedroom 9 20%
 2 Bedroom 13 29%
 3+ Bedroom 22 49%
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 $46,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68654 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. Most commuters in 68654 can expect to fall in that range. 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 182 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 90 22%
 No Earnings 133 33%
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 182 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 90 22%
 No Earnings 133 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 220 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 3%
 Worked at Home 20 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 68654 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 6 4%
 High School Graduate 114 67%
 Associate's degree 22 13%
 Bachelor's degree 15 9%
 Master's degree 9 5%
 Professional school degree 3 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 44 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68654

ZIP Code 68654 is in the High Plains Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68654.

High Plains Elementary/Polk
260 South Pine
Polk, NE 68654
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: High Plains Community School District
High Plains Community High School
345 South Pine
Polk, NE 68654
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: High Plains Community School District
Immanuel Lutheran School
2406 E 26th Rd
Polk, NE 68654
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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