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ZIP Code 68745

Primary City:Laurel, NE (View All Cities)
County: Cedar County
Timezone: Central (6:54pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.5, -97.1
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68745

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68745. 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 68745. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68745, 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:
Laurel, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68745 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68745 is located in northeast 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 68745 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 68745 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,572
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 721
Median Home Value $92,100
Land Area 119.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 633
Median Household Income $54,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male625135554134534732486760473027332518
Female596444582240404554495746443329403845
Total12111579113637493928697124106916356736363

Gender

 Male 765 49%
 Female 807 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,533 97.5%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4556111899587230
Renter172635151461310
Total218196133113648540

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 402 64%
 Single Guardian 44 7%
 Singles 171 27%
 Singles With Roommate 16 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 442 70%
 Households with Kids 191 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101417612128118410579117102076
Female91116111811118161359611171714911
Total19253317302319192417151413202824242987

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68745 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 68745 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68745 real estate data, the median home value of $92,100 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 68745. Rentals in 68745 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68745 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,544 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 28 2%
 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 253 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 244 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 136 19%
 Households Vacant 88 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 15 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 11%
 1 Bedroom 35 20%
 2 Bedroom 31 18%
 3+ Bedroom 86 50%
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 $54,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68745 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 68745 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 68745 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 592 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 323 25%
 No Earnings 395 30%
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 592 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 323 25%
 No Earnings 395 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 679 83.5%
 Public transportation 8 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 4.4%
 Worked at Home 86 10.6%
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 30 5%
 High School Graduate 363 63%
 Associate's degree 76 13%
 Bachelor's degree 58 10%
 Master's degree 11 2%
 Professional school degree 20 3%
 Doctorate degree 14 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 367 73.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 56 11.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 15.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68745

ZIP Code 68745 is in the Laurel-Concord Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68745.

Laurel-Concord Elementary School
502 Wakefield
Laurel, NE 68745
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laurel-Concord Public Schools
Laurel-Concord High School
502 Wakefield
Laurel, NE 68745
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Laurel-Concord Public Schools

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