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ZIP Code 68662

Primary City:Shelby, NE (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Central (12:01am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.3, -97.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68662

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68662. 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 68662. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68662, 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:
Shelby, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68662 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68662 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 68662 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 68662 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,231
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 539
Median Home Value $89,700
Land Area 93.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 489
Median Household Income $51,184

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male41544039292926335147553946232615167
Female375254382228284244494633333120301810
Total78106947751575475959610172795446453417

Gender

 Male 616 50%
 Female 615 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,189 96.6%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 24 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 13 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner425619073565114
Renter930232418722
Total13558411491635316

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 293 60%
 Single Guardian 51 10%
 Singles 125 26%
 Singles With Roommate 20 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 335 69%
 Households with Kids 154 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7788810916111097951198834
Female81068814101199141010111078678
Total1517141616241927201923171916211616141012

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68662 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68662 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 68662 real estate data, the median home value of $89,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68662 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68662 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68662 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,231 100%
 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 197 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 177 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 115 21%
 Households Vacant 50 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 10%
 2 Bedroom 75 53%
 3+ Bedroom 53 37%
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 $51,184 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68662 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 68662 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 475 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 206 23%
 No Earnings 204 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 475 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 206 23%
 No Earnings 204 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 537 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 5%
 Worked at Home 46 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 41 11%
 High School Graduate 226 58%
 Associate's degree 64 16%
 Bachelor's degree 50 13%
 Master's degree 9 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 207 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68662

ZIP Code 68662 is in the Shelby - Rising City Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68662.

Shelby - Rising City Elementary School
650 North Walnut
Shelby, NE 68662
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shelby - Rising City Public Schools
Shelby - Rising City High School
650 North Walnut
Shelby, NE 68662
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shelby - Rising City Public Schools

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