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ZIP Code 68860

Primary City:Oconto, NE (View All Cities)
County: Custer County
Timezone: Central (2:34pm)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -99.7
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68860

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68860. 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 68860. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68860, 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:
Oconto, NE
Unacceptable:
East Custer

Stats and Demographics for the 68860 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68860 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 68860 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 68860 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 324
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 184
Median Home Value $56,300
Land Area 180.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 153
Median Household Income $29,107

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male571110956108141917111281141
Female713982211991110197117993
Total1220201811717191725293618231520134

Gender

 Male 168 52%
 Female 156 48%
Gender

Race

 White 315 97.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 7 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1616252722252
Renter36373151
Total41219323023303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 80 52%
 Single Guardian 15 10%
 Singles 50 33%
 Singles With Roommate 8 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 117 76%
 Households with Kids 36 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male22012212014420403303
Female01032613123121122210
Total23044825137541525513

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68860 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68860 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68860 real estate data, the median home value of $56,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68860 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68860 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68860 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 324 100%
 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 64 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 60 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 16%
 Households Vacant 31 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 5 63%
 3+ Bedroom 3 38%
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 $29,107 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68860 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 68860 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. In 68860 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 66 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 53 26%
 No Earnings 88 43%
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 66 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 53 26%
 No Earnings 88 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 91 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 13 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 16 18%
 High School Graduate 55 63%
 Associate's degree 11 13%
 Bachelor's degree 6 7%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 37 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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