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ZIP Code 68828

Primary City:Comstock, NE (View All Cities)
County: Custer County
Timezone: Central (4:01am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.6, -99.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68828

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68828. 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 68828. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68828, 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:
Comstock, NE
Unacceptable:
Douglas Grove, Geranium

Stats and Demographics for the 68828 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68828 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 68828 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68828 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 240
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 174
Median Home Value $50,000
Land Area 98.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 111
Median Household Income $27,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male0414112566111214107705101
Female478820494119117710635
Total41122194510151523232114141011136

Gender

 Male 125 52%
 Female 115 48%
Gender

Race

 White 236 98.3%
 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 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 3 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0714241711194
Renter13223112
Total11016262012206

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 59 53%
 Single Guardian 13 12%
 Singles 37 33%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 84 76%
 Households with Kids 27 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male00001020110274513200
Female10301022231121330020
Total10302042341395843220

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68828 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68828 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68828 real estate data, the median home value of $50,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68828 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68828 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 68828 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 240 100%
 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 37 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 59 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 9%
 Households Vacant 63 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 5 45%
 3+ Bedroom 6 55%
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 $27,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68828 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 68828 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. Most commuters in 68828 can expect to fall in that range. 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 58 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 43%
 No Earnings 40 23%
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 58 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 43%
 No Earnings 40 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 94 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 10 10%
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 5 6%
 High School Graduate 57 74%
 Associate's degree 3 4%
 Bachelor's degree 10 13%
 Master's degree 2 3%
 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 41 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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