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ZIP Code 68784

Primary City:Wakefield, NE (View All Cities)
County: Dixon County
Timezone: Central (11:48pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.2, -96.9
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68784

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68784. 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 68784. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68784, 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:
Wakefield, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68784 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68784 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 68784 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 68784 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,104
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 862
Median Home Value $72,800
Land Area 104.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 788
Median Household Income $43,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male735273816662535770699468644730252429
Female747080836353574662798851504225374265
Total1471221531641291151101031321481821191148955626694

Gender

 Male 1,037 49%
 Female 1,067 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,703 80.9%
 Black Or African American 7 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 7 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 347 16.5%
 Two Or More Races 31 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner44581125105796137
Renter2955415520111525
Total33100122180125907662

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 457 58%
 Single Guardian 91 12%
 Singles 208 26%
 Singles With Roommate 32 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 536 68%
 Households with Kids 252 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1317915910414151111171618161518191315
Female14161891114181891620141515191517161615
Total2733272420242232242731313133353035352930

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68784 has a small 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 68784 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68784 real estate data, the median home value of $72,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68784 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68784 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68784 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,065 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 39 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 284 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 253 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 251 29%
 Households Vacant 74 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 6 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 3%
 1 Bedroom 70 26%
 2 Bedroom 94 35%
 3+ Bedroom 98 36%
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 $43,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68784 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 68784 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. The commute in 68784 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 871 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 398 23%
 No Earnings 489 28%
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 871 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 398 23%
 No Earnings 489 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 938 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 73 7%
 Worked at Home 107 10%
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. 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 164 21.1%
 High School Graduate 437 56.3%
 Associate's degree 41 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 91 11.7%
 Master's degree 22 2.8%
 Professional school degree 5 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 16 2.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 420 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68784

ZIP Code 68784 is in the Wakefield Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68784.

Wakefield Elementary School
802 Highland
Wakefield, NE 68784
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wakefield Public Schools
Wakefield High School
802 Highland
Wakefield, NE 68784
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wakefield Public Schools

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