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ZIP Code 68661

Primary City:Schuyler, NE (View All Cities)
County: Colfax County
Timezone: Central (2:26pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.5, -97.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68661

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68661. 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 68661. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68661, 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:
Schuyler, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68661 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68661 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 68661 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68661 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,282
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,536
Median Home Value $94,200
Land Area 152.46 sq mi
Water Area 3.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,254
Median Household Income $51,341

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3963782853132812922582602352352002021539268643552
Female38132125125022425723621719019322118014096638869106
Total777699536563505549494477425428421382293188131152104158

Gender

 Male 3,799 52%
 Female 3,483 48%
Gender

Race

 White 4,490 61.7%
 Black Or African American 88 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 110 1.5%
 Asian 24 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 2,378 32.7%
 Two Or More Races 190 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3616330635833316313878
Renter912041359857283630
Total127367441456390191174108

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,247 55%
 Single Guardian 403 18%
 Singles 497 22%
 Singles With Roommate 107 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,213 54%
 Households with Kids 1,041 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8688827378768563766060564762536574665555
Female8170807968616677494663415348594345475645
Total16715816215214613715114012510612397100110112108119113111100

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68661 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68661 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68661 real estate data, the median home value of $94,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68661. Rentals in 68661 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68661 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,215 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 59 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 886 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 689 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 679 27%
 Households Vacant 282 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 70 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 21 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 105 37%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 28 4%
 1 Bedroom 123 18%
 2 Bedroom 237 35%
 3+ Bedroom 294 43%
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 $51,341 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68661 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. More commuters in 68661 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 2,240 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,562 31%
 No Earnings 1,160 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 2,240 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,562 31%
 No Earnings 1,160 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,792 90.0%
 Public transportation 7 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 187 6.0%
 Worked at Home 116 3.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,053 50.3%
 High School Graduate 726 34.7%
 Associate's degree 65 3.1%
 Bachelor's degree 205 9.8%
 Master's degree 29 1.4%
 Professional school degree 15 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,444 78.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 135 7.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 272 14.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68661

ZIP Code 68661 is in the Schuyler Community School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68661.

Schuyler Elementary-Fisher'S
1098 Rd J
Schuyler, NE 68661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schuyler Community School District
Schuyler Elementary 4r
697 Rd 16
Schuyler, NE 68661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schuyler Community School District
Schuyler Elementary School
2404 Denver
Schuyler, NE 68661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schuyler Community School District
Schuyler Middle School
200 West 10th St
Schuyler, NE 68661
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Schuyler Community School District
North Ward Prekindergarten
100 East 15th
Schuyler, NE 68661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schuyler Community School District
Schuyler Headstart
1014 West 9th St
Schuyler, NE 68661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schuyler Community School District
Schuyler Central High School
401 Adam St
Schuyler, NE 68661
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Schuyler Community School District

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