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ZIP Code 68853

Primary City:Loup City, NE (View All Cities)
County: Sherman County
Timezone: Central (5:41am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.3, -99.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68853

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68853. 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 68853. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68853, 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:
Loup City, NE
Unacceptable:
Oak Creek, Sherman Lake, Webster

Stats and Demographics for the 68853 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68853 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 68853 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 large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68853 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,559
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,128
Median Home Value $79,300
Land Area 195.67 sq mi
Water Area 4.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 709
Median Household Income $41,510

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
Male504439442532434238455571683730333127
Female484633373030293751525265505646404657
Total989072815562727989971071361189376737784

Gender

 Male 754 48%
 Female 805 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,542 98.9%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6336799133848128
Renter1840261429141423
Total247393113162989551

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 376 53%
 Single Guardian 63 9%
 Singles 253 36%
 Singles With Roommate 17 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 548 77%
 Households with Kids 161 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male175714109137587771091411647
Female89131011671391053698610855
Total251420242115202014181210131917202114912

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68853 has an extremely large 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 68853 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68853 real estate data, the median home value of $79,300 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 68853. Rentals in 68853 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68853 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,503 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 56 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 269 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 262 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 178 16%
 Households Vacant 419 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 7.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 16 3.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 281 67.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 20.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 17%
 2 Bedroom 50 31%
 3+ Bedroom 86 53%
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 $41,510 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68853 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. 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 68853 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 548 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 289 23%
 No Earnings 404 33%
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 548 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 289 23%
 No Earnings 404 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 642 84.4%
 Public transportation 3 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 7.6%
 Worked at Home 58 7.6%
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 54 11%
 High School Graduate 308 60%
 Associate's degree 37 7%
 Bachelor's degree 67 13%
 Master's degree 35 7%
 Professional school degree 13 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 234 95.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 4.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68853

ZIP Code 68853 is in the Loup City Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68853.

Loup City Elementary School
630 North 7th and 800 North 8t
Loup City, NE 68853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Loup City Public Schools
Loup City High School
800 North 8th St
Loup City, NE 68853
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Loup City Public Schools

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