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ZIP Code 68855

Primary City:Mason City, NE (View All Cities)
County: Custer County
Timezone: Central (2:08pm)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -99.3
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68855. 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 68855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68855, 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:
Mason City, NE
Unacceptable:
Algernon

Stats and Demographics for the 68855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68855 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 68855 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 68855 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 417
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 232
Median Home Value $69,100
Land Area 188.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 176
Median Household Income $46,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male617158571216815221622105647
Female15141417981783181617191071194
Total213129251415292411333833412012171311

Gender

 Male 201 48%
 Female 216 52%
Gender

Race

 White 406 97.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31416313819179
Renter32595122
Total616214043201911

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 97 55%
 Single Guardian 19 11%
 Singles 53 30%
 Singles With Roommate 7 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 131 74%
 Households with Kids 45 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male22022352513344102410
Female33234413234331552322
Total55256765747675654732

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68855 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68855 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68855 real estate data, the median home value of $69,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68855 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68855 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 417 100%
 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 60 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 87 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 13%
 Households Vacant 56 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 82%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 9 32%
 3+ Bedroom 19 68%
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 $46,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68855 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. However, that is not the case in 68855. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 176 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 62 18%
 No Earnings 114 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 176 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 62 18%
 No Earnings 114 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 191 88.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 3.7%
 Worked at Home 15 7.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 68855 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 1 0.7%
 High School Graduate 80 54.1%
 Associate's degree 37 25.0%
 Bachelor's degree 25 16.9%
 Master's degree 5 3.4%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 94 93.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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