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ZIP Code 68786

Primary City:Wausa, NE (View All Cities)
County: Knox County
Timezone: Central (8:13pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.5, -97.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68786

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68786. 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 68786. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68786, 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:
Wausa, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68786 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68786 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 68786 are primarily white. The number of seniors 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 68786 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,079
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 485
Median Home Value $73,300
Land Area 120.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 419
Median Household Income $48,313

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male364647351233212333433035352722271815
Female324942251331183327343028293422303430
Total689589602564395660776063646144575245

Gender

 Male 538 50%
 Female 541 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,056 97.9%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 5 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner135517065466314
Renter82111812662
Total956627877526916

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 257 61%
 Single Guardian 36 9%
 Singles 117 28%
 Singles With Roommate 9 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 288 69%
 Households with Kids 131 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male126541071013688136128105932
Female665513998101077711693520
Total181210923161921161815201323141981452

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68786 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 68786 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68786 real estate data, the median home value of $73,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68786 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68786 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68786 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,033 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 46 4%
 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 154 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 191 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 74 15%
 Households Vacant 66 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 3 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 79%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 4%
 2 Bedroom 14 21%
 3+ Bedroom 50 75%
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 $48,313 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68786 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. A higher percentage of people in 68786 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 68786 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 347 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 165 21%
 No Earnings 269 34%
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 347 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 165 21%
 No Earnings 269 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 326 78%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 6%
 Worked at Home 68 16%
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 37 11%
 High School Graduate 210 60%
 Associate's degree 36 10%
 Bachelor's degree 52 15%
 Master's degree 12 3%
 Professional school degree 4 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 182 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68786

ZIP Code 68786 is in the Wausa Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68786.

Wausa Elementary School
300 South Bismark
Wausa, NE 68786
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wausa Public Schools
Wausa High School
300 South Bismarck
Wausa, NE 68786
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wausa Public Schools

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