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ZIP Code 68845

Primary City:Kearney, NE (View All Cities)
County: Buffalo County
Timezone: Central (10:02pm)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.7, -99.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68845

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68845. 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 68845. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68845, 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:
Kearney, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68845 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68845 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 68845 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68845 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,523
Population Density 175 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,718
Median Home Value $164,600
Land Area 111.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,381
Median Household Income $53,642

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7086696301,0541,500770546518464529555581443263163130110123
Female6665775151,0321,421723535521511560585594458279203172189226
Total1,3741,2461,1452,0862,9211,4931,0811,0399751,0891,1401,175901542366302299349

Gender

 Male 9,756 50%
 Female 9,767 50%
Gender

Race

 White 18,118 92.8%
 Black Or African American 219 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.3%
 Asian 396 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 485 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 245 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner645667739901,019448291116
Renter1,119780337282214123117142
Total1,1831,3461,1101,2721,233571408258

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,608 49%
 Single Guardian 872 12%
 Singles 2,030 28%
 Singles With Roommate 871 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,099 69%
 Households with Kids 2,282 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male160144144142136134128143128121118140111140159150160204381391
Female145129154131123131119121839912110490101127110101241453367
Total305273298273259265247264211220239244201241286260261445834758

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68845 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68845 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 68845 real estate data, the median home value of $164,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68845. Rentals in 68845 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68845 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,062 92.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 155 0.8%
 Nursing Facilities 84 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,191 6.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 31 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,983 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,284 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,114 40%
 Households Vacant 337 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 173 51%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 42 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 107 4%
 1 Bedroom 493 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,192 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,125 39%
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 $53,642 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68845 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. The commute in 68845 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 7,290 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,465 39%
 No Earnings 2,918 18%
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 7,290 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,465 39%
 No Earnings 2,918 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,242 89.1%
 Public transportation 36 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 817 7.1%
 Worked at Home 386 3.4%
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 448 8%
 High School Graduate 2,466 45%
 Associate's degree 396 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,375 25%
 Master's degree 382 7%
 Professional school degree 209 4%
 Doctorate degree 151 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,279 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 451 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 376 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68845

ZIP Code 68845 is in the Kearney Public Schools. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68845.

Central Elementary School
300 West 24th St
Kearney, NE 68845
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kearney Public Schools
Horizon Middle School
915 West 35th St
Kearney, NE 68845
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kearney Public Schools
Kenwood Elementary School
915 16th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kearney Public Schools
Park Elementary School
3000 7th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kearney Public Schools
Windy Hills Elementary School
4211 20th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kearney Public Schools
Glenwood Elementary School
8105 9th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kearney Public Schools
Kearney Education Center
1511 5th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kearney Public Schools
Buffalo Hills Elementary
6110 11th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kearney Public Schools
Kearney West High School
2802 30th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kearney West High School District
Kearney Sr High School
3610 6th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kearney Public Schools
Faith Christian School of Kearney
5710 19th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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