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ZIP Code 68876

Primary City:Shelton, NE (View All Cities)
County: Buffalo County
Timezone: Central (5:54am)
Coordinates:40.8, -98.8
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68876

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68876. 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 68876. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68876, 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:
Shelton, NE
Unacceptable:
Sharon

Stats and Demographics for the 68876 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68876 is located in south 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 68876 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68876 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,545
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 657
Median Home Value $98,900
Land Area 90.50 sq mi
Water Area 1.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 578
Median Household Income $55,859

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male52575966433343434379674844321816216
Female566164622843444055596154322625311915
Total1081181231287176878398138128102765843474021

Gender

 Male 770 50%
 Female 775 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,371 88.7%
 Black Or African American 5 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.4%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 141 9.1%
 Two Or More Races 17 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11426810786565212
Renter11332739136105
Total22759514699626217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 365 63%
 Single Guardian 71 12%
 Singles 123 21%
 Singles With Roommate 19 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 350 61%
 Households with Kids 228 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91011991210188791316141119197109
Female76131413111411121215176141410171293
Total1616242322232429201924302228252936191912

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68876 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68876 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68876 real estate data, the median home value of $98,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68876 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68876 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68876 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,545 100%
 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 234 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 200 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 144 22%
 Households Vacant 79 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 10%
 2 Bedroom 53 37%
 3+ Bedroom 75 53%
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 $55,859 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68876 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 68876 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. More commuters in 68876 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 560 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 374 32%
 No Earnings 218 19%
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 560 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 374 32%
 No Earnings 218 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 673 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 3%
 Worked at Home 82 10%
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 58 12%
 High School Graduate 291 62%
 Associate's degree 44 9%
 Bachelor's degree 55 12%
 Master's degree 17 4%
 Professional school degree 4 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 304 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68876

ZIP Code 68876 is in the Shelton Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68876.

Shelton Elementary School
210 9th St
Shelton, NE 68876
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shelton Public Schools
Shelton High School
210 9th St
Shelton, NE 68876
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shelton Public Schools

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