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ZIP Code 68779

Primary City:Stanton, NE (View All Cities)
County: Stanton County
Timezone: Central (12:50am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.9, -97.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68779

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68779. 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 68779. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68779, 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:
Stanton, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68779 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68779 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 68779 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68779 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,433
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,104
Median Home Value $97,500
Land Area 170.34 sq mi
Water Area 1.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 999
Median Household Income $48,675

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
Male7190917545656759719110670704444402132
Female95911008544615668759610276665751504563
Total1661811911608912612312714618720814613610195906695

Gender

 Male 1,152 47%
 Female 1,281 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,338 96.1%
 Black Or African American 12 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 43 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6771111781391017135
Renter1849314733183946
Total2412614222517211911081

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 566 57%
 Single Guardian 106 11%
 Singles 294 29%
 Singles With Roommate 33 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 687 69%
 Households with Kids 312 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13141916142018201814191821192216161569
Female152422202212181821142624191725162413711
Total2838413636323638392845424036473240281320

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68779 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68779 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68779 real estate data, the median home value of $97,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68779. Rentals in 68779 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68779 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,433 100%
 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 408 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 310 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 281 25%
 Households Vacant 105 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 67 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 39 13%
 2 Bedroom 87 30%
 3+ Bedroom 165 56%
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 $48,675 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68779 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. The commute in 68779 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,034 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 463 23%
 No Earnings 525 26%
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 1,034 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 463 23%
 No Earnings 525 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,214 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 1%
 Worked at Home 119 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 62 7.5%
 High School Graduate 554 67.0%
 Associate's degree 130 15.7%
 Bachelor's degree 62 7.5%
 Master's degree 15 1.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 545 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 48 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 57 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68779

ZIP Code 68779 is in the Stanton Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68779.

Stanton Elementary School
506 Fir St
Stanton, NE 68779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stanton Community School District
Stanton High School
1007 Kingwood St
Stanton, NE 68779
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Stanton Community School District

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