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ZIP Code 68842

Primary City:Greeley, NE (View All Cities)
County: Greeley County
Timezone: Central (3:47pm)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.6, -98.5
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68842

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68842. 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 68842. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68842, 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:
Greeley, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68842 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 68842 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 68842 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 668
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 360
Median Home Value $51,300
Land Area 159.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 291
Median Household Income $36,806

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2619161916152414617333726152217713
Female15241412162013516222731141913211925
Total414330313235371922396068403435382638

Gender

 Male 342 51%
 Female 326 49%
Gender

Race

 White 659 98.7%
 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 3 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner616203756403512
Renter5157169665
Total1131275365464117

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 152 52%
 Single Guardian 28 10%
 Singles 103 35%
 Singles With Roommate 8 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 227 78%
 Households with Kids 64 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male98623263552342526511
Female41418345411534305402
Total1391031151089638768211913

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68842 has a slightly higher 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 68842 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68842 real estate data, the median home value of $51,300 is low 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 68842. Rentals in 68842 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 639 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 29 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 90 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 132 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 69 19%
 Households Vacant 69 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 3 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 12%
 1 Bedroom 11 14%
 2 Bedroom 6 8%
 3+ Bedroom 50 66%
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 $36,806 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68842 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. A higher percentage of people in 68842 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 68842 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 190 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 143 29%
 No Earnings 157 32%
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 190 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 143 29%
 No Earnings 157 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 219 78%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 2%
 Worked at Home 54 19%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 68842 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 8 4%
 High School Graduate 132 66%
 Associate's degree 27 14%
 Bachelor's degree 18 9%
 Master's degree 3 2%
 Professional school degree 12 6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 113 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68842

ZIP Code 68842 is in the Greeley-Wolbach Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68842.

Greeley-Wolbach Elementary/Greeley
203 North Kildare
Greeley, NE 68842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greeley-Wolbach Public Schools
Greeley-Wolbach Jr-Sr High School
203 North Kildare
Greeley, NE 68842
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Greeley-Wolbach Public Schools

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