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ZIP Code 68817

Primary City:Ashton, NE (View All Cities)
County: Sherman County
Timezone: Central (11:19am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.3, -98.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68817

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68817. 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 68817. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68817, 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:
Ashton, NE
Unacceptable:
Schaupps

Stats and Demographics for the 68817 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68817 is located in central 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 68817 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68817 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 386
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 213
Median Home Value $43,800
Land Area 94.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 173
Median Household Income $30,568

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7158161157812171714148151142
Female101013711688161221101514141514
Total1725212322111516282938242922292656

Gender

 Male 191 49%
 Female 195 51%
Gender

Race

 White 383 99.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21117313230245
Renter44642001
Total61523353430246

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 92 53%
 Single Guardian 16 9%
 Singles 55 32%
 Singles With Roommate 10 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 132 76%
 Households with Kids 41 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male21212433323210153433
Female04321332123314131112
Total25533765446524284545

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68817 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68817 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68817 real estate data, the median home value of $43,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68817 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68817 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68817 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 386 100%
 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 73 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 79 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 21 10%
 Households Vacant 40 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 15%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 5 100%
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 $30,568 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68817 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 68817 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 130 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 56 21%
 No Earnings 77 29%
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 130 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 56 21%
 No Earnings 77 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 144 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 6%
 Worked at Home 9 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 15 12%
 High School Graduate 83 68%
 Associate's degree 14 11%
 Bachelor's degree 10 8%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 25 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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