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ZIP Code 68873

Primary City:Saint Paul, NE (View All Cities)
County: Howard County
Timezone: Central (4:09pm)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -98.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68873

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68873. 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 68873. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68873, 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:
Saint Paul, NE
Unacceptable:
Cushing, St Paul

Stats and Demographics for the 68873 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68873 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 68873 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 68873 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,289
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,560
Median Home Value $109,900
Land Area 176.54 sq mi
Water Area 2.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,405
Median Household Income $49,455

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male111130120118667310194861131241041067859544850
Female113961069462888890113121961101047186726480
Total224226226212128161189184199234220214210149145126112130

Gender

 Male 1,635 50%
 Female 1,654 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,216 97.8%
 Black Or African American 8 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 41 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1411413821621315013045
Renter3168684537344557
Total45182206261250184175102

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 757 54%
 Single Guardian 142 10%
 Singles 450 32%
 Singles With Roommate 56 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 994 71%
 Households with Kids 411 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male182516312932292515222431212226292629813
Female262322241626211320221725182418242125611
Total4448385545585038354441563946445347541424

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68873 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 68873 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 68873 real estate data, the median home value of $109,900 is slightly less than average 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 68873. Rentals in 68873 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68873 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,254 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 35 1%
 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 602 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 418 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 385 25%
 Households Vacant 155 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 22 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 4%
 1 Bedroom 108 32%
 2 Bedroom 113 33%
 3+ Bedroom 103 30%
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 $49,455 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68873 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. Most commuters in 68873 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,245 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 556 22%
 No Earnings 715 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 1,245 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 556 22%
 No Earnings 715 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,437 92.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 2.1%
 Worked at Home 87 5.6%
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 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 125 12%
 High School Graduate 654 61%
 Associate's degree 77 7%
 Bachelor's degree 134 12%
 Master's degree 43 4%
 Professional school degree 47 4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 660 84.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 76 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 49 6.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68873

ZIP Code 68873 is in the St Paul Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68873.

St Paul Elementary School
1305 Howard Ave
St. Paul, NE 68873
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St Paul Public Schools
St Paul High School
1305 Howard Ave
St. Paul, NE 68873
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St Paul Public Schools
St Paul Junior High School
1305 Howard Ave
St. Paul, NE 68873
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: St Paul Public Schools

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