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ZIP Code 68874

Primary City:Sargent, NE (View All Cities)
County: Custer County
Timezone: Central (5:12pm)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.7, -99.4
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68874

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68874. 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 68874. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68874, 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:
Sargent, NE
Unacceptable:
Corner, West Union

Stats and Demographics for the 68874 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68874 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 68874 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 68874 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 956
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 536
Median Home Value $57,100
Land Area 267.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 417
Median Household Income $45,156

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male332931401822182717374836262721241711
Female273429271116212321443937272825262118
Total606360672938395038818773535546503829

Gender

 Male 482 50%
 Female 474 50%
Gender

Race

 White 939 98.2%
 Black Or African American 6 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 4 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner521327960515421
Renter11161318131283
Total1637459773636224

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 238 57%
 Single Guardian 40 10%
 Singles 130 31%
 Singles With Roommate 9 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 308 74%
 Households with Kids 109 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male21057685371066728148912
Female27412835153864561761120
Total4179191411101810181210128921142032

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68874 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68874 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68874 real estate data, the median home value of $57,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68874 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68874 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68874 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 956 100%
 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 139 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 184 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 94 18%
 Households Vacant 119 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 15 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 1%
 1 Bedroom 18 21%
 2 Bedroom 17 20%
 3+ Bedroom 51 59%
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 $45,156 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68874 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 68874 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. However, that is not the case in 68874. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 359 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 207 25%
 No Earnings 266 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 359 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 207 25%
 No Earnings 266 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 397 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 4%
 Worked at Home 55 12%
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 32 8%
 High School Graduate 253 65%
 Associate's degree 55 14%
 Bachelor's degree 31 8%
 Master's degree 18 5%
 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 175 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68874

ZIP Code 68874 is in the Sargent Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68874.

Sargent Elementary School
400 North 5th St
Sargent, NE 68874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sargent Public Schools
Sargent High School
400 North 5th St
Sargent, NE 68874
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sargent Public Schools

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