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ZIP Code 68864

Primary City:Palmer, NE (View All Cities)
County: Merrick County
Timezone: Central (10:36am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -98.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68864

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68864. 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 68864. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68864, 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:
Palmer, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68864 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68864 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 68864 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68864 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,027
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 449
Median Home Value $84,700
Land Area 170.47 sq mi
Water Area 2.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 402
Median Household Income $45,927

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male272736392928243034454248401923131114
Female252929313128262522464336223131151810
Total525665706056505556918584625054282924

Gender

 Male 529 52%
 Female 498 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,001 97.5%
 Black Or African American 4 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner427376468563816
Renter102318169781
Total1450558077634617

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 234 58%
 Single Guardian 47 12%
 Singles 101 25%
 Singles With Roommate 20 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 288 72%
 Households with Kids 114 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male684647493987571498716
Female946264856665571075637
Total1512108101112149151412101424161313413

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68864 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68864 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68864 real estate data, the median home value of $84,700 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 68864. Rentals in 68864 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68864 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 973 95%
 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 54 5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 148 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 162 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 92 20%
 Households Vacant 47 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 8 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 2%
 2 Bedroom 37 31%
 3+ Bedroom 79 67%
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 $45,927 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68864 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. A higher percentage of people in 68864 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 68864 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 439 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 300 29%
 No Earnings 288 28%
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 439 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 300 29%
 No Earnings 288 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 514 79%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 5%
 Worked at Home 103 16%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 61 13.5%
 High School Graduate 275 60.7%
 Associate's degree 51 11.3%
 Bachelor's degree 63 13.9%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 3 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 247 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68864

ZIP Code 68864 is in the Palmer Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68864.

Palmer Elementary School
202 Commercial
Palmer, NE 68864
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmer Public Schools
Palmer Junior-Senior High School
202 Commercial
Palmer, NE 68864
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Palmer Public Schools

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