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ZIP Code 68862

Primary City:Ord, NE (View All Cities)
County: Valley County
Timezone: Central (6:35am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.6, -98.9
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68862

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68862. 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 68862. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68862, 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:
Ord, NE
Unacceptable:
Michigan, Noble, Springdale

Stats and Demographics for the 68862 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68862 is located in central Nebraska and covers a large 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 68862 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 68862 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,007
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,561
Median Home Value $85,300
Land Area 282.53 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,355
Median Household Income $40,543

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male102939082557585857799110118899475575044
Female8991938357856566771111081161037961847683
Total191184183165112160150151154210218234192173136141126127

Gender

 Male 1,480 49%
 Female 1,527 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,917 97.0%
 Black Or African American 6 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 10 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 50 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 20 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner149313118620816712845
Renter3771405748365440
Total5116417124325620318285

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 719 53%
 Single Guardian 112 8%
 Singles 481 35%
 Singles With Roommate 43 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,003 74%
 Households with Kids 352 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1126202421152117191818211617222413131010
Female17162219172515181620141230171618232066
Total2842424338403635353832334634384236331616

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68862 has a slightly less 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 68862 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68862 real estate data, the median home value of $85,300 is low 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 68862. Rentals in 68862 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68862 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,958 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 42 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 503 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 469 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 383 25%
 Households Vacant 206 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 44 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 16 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 103 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 143 41%
 2 Bedroom 76 22%
 3+ Bedroom 129 37%
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 $40,543 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68862 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 68862 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 1,046 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 627 26%
 No Earnings 748 31%
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 1,046 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 627 26%
 No Earnings 748 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,314 86.7%
 Public transportation 2 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 113 7.5%
 Worked at Home 81 5.3%
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 83 7.7%
 High School Graduate 655 61.0%
 Associate's degree 136 12.7%
 Bachelor's degree 151 14.1%
 Master's degree 19 1.8%
 Professional school degree 23 2.1%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 397 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 43 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 82 15.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68862

ZIP Code 68862 is in the Ord Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68862.

Vinton School
47407 808th Rd
Ord, NE 68862
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ord Public Schools
Ord Elementary School
820 South 16th St
Ord, NE 68862
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ord Public Schools
Ord Jr-Sr High School
1800 K St
Ord, NE 68862
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ord Public Schools
St Mary Elementary School
527 N 20th St
Ord, NE 68862
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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