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ZIP Code 68826

Primary City:Central City, NE (View All Cities)
County: Merrick County
Timezone: Central (8:31am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -98.0
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68826

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68826. 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 68826. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68826, 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:
Central City, NE
Unacceptable:
Riverside Park

Stats and Demographics for the 68826 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68826 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 68826 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68826 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,955
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,836
Median Home Value $84,800
Land Area 144.97 sq mi
Water Area 2.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,604
Median Household Income $51,523

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12313013515591108891091191451191241299386574537
Female1261421411518810210310513013712314312710079937398
Total249272276306179210192214249282242267256193165150118135

Gender

 Male 1,894 48%
 Female 2,061 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,813 96.4%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.3%
 Asian 40 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 37 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 44 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1611717720922717313241
Renter6088827476345345
Total7620525928330320718586

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 865 54%
 Single Guardian 184 11%
 Singles 479 30%
 Singles With Roommate 76 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,115 70%
 Households with Kids 489 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2927232623263526202924263125433332341316
Female2521282233272827272425233732313833301919
Total5448514856536353475349496857747165643235

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68826 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68826 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68826 real estate data, the median home value of $84,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68826 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68826 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68826 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,812 96.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 10 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 97 2.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 33 0.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 642 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 450 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 512 28%
 Households Vacant 232 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 93 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 27 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 74 14%
 2 Bedroom 213 41%
 3+ Bedroom 230 44%
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 $51,523 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68826 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 68826 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,456 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 817 26%
 No Earnings 861 27%
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 1,456 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 817 26%
 No Earnings 861 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,756 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 115 6%
 Worked at Home 167 8%
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 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 162 12%
 High School Graduate 800 61%
 Associate's degree 110 8%
 Bachelor's degree 134 10%
 Master's degree 52 4%
 Professional school degree 22 2%
 Doctorate degree 37 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 681 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 76 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 70 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68826

ZIP Code 68826 is in the Central City Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68826.

Central City Middle School
2815 17th Ave
Central City, NE 68826
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Central City Public Schools
Central City Elementary School
1711 15th Ave
Central City, NE 68826
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Central City Public Schools
Central City High School
1510 28th St
Central City, NE 68826
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Central City Public Schools
Nebraska Christian Schools
1847 Inskip Ave
Central City, NE 68826
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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