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ZIP Code 68836

Primary City:Elm Creek, NE (View All Cities)
County: Buffalo County
Timezone: Central (10:07pm)
Coordinates:40.7, -99.4
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68836

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68836. 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 68836. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68836, 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:
Elm Creek, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68836 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68836 is located in south 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 68836 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68836 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,688
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 720
Median Home Value $107,700
Land Area 148.24 sq mi
Water Area 2.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 664
Median Household Income $54,519

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male57616860384956525364707034442219116
Female716663643548554849716752443831191914
Total1281271311247397111100102135137122788253383020

Gender

 Male 834 49%
 Female 854 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,652 97.9%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 15 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner136390119104734316
Renter13342332209102
Total2697113151124825318

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 382 58%
 Single Guardian 91 14%
 Singles 163 25%
 Singles With Roommate 28 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 432 65%
 Households with Kids 232 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1817741371310181981313151491316811
Female131916101712161011121217814121771996
Total3136231430192920293120302129262620351717

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68836 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68836 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68836 real estate data, the median home value of $107,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68836. Rentals in 68836 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68836 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,688 100%
 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 304 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 217 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 143 20%
 Households Vacant 56 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 13 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 24 15%
 2 Bedroom 61 38%
 3+ Bedroom 76 47%
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 $54,519 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68836 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 68836 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. More commuters in 68836 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 659 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 299 24%
 No Earnings 277 22%
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 659 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 299 24%
 No Earnings 277 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 796 89.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 0.8%
 Worked at Home 83 9.4%
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 42 8%
 High School Graduate 329 65%
 Associate's degree 46 9%
 Bachelor's degree 62 12%
 Master's degree 30 6%
 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 364 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 29 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 43 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68836

ZIP Code 68836 is in the Elm Creek Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68836.

Elm Creek Elementary School
230 Calkins
Elm Creek, NE 68836
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elm Creek Public Schools
Elm Creek High School
230 Calkins
Elm Creek, NE 68836
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elm Creek Public Schools

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