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ZIP Code 68878

Primary City:Sumner, NE (View All Cities)
County: Dawson County
Timezone: Central (8:29pm)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -99.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68878

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68878. 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 68878. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68878, 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:
Sumner, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68878 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68878 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 68878 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68878 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 446
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 201
Median Home Value $76,500
Land Area 133.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 175
Median Household Income $41,528

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1811202371113131518171612106453
Female151920183141512151215198148827
Total33304041102528253030323520241412710

Gender

 Male 222 50%
 Female 224 50%
Gender

Race

 White 427 95.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 6 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21518262518137
Renter31511116311
Total53029373121148

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 108 62%
 Single Guardian 17 10%
 Singles 45 26%
 Singles With Roommate 5 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 114 65%
 Households with Kids 61 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15644312134544376700
Female25534254474324236520
Total31011785665108868510121220

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68878 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68878 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68878 real estate data, the median home value of $76,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68878 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68878 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68878 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 446 100%
 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 61 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 63 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 51 25%
 Households Vacant 26 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Sale Only 1 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 28 47%
 3+ Bedroom 31 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 $41,528 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68878 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. 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 68878. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 180 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 23%
 No Earnings 87 25%
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 180 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 23%
 No Earnings 87 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 224 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 2%
 Worked at Home 11 5%
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 18 11%
 High School Graduate 84 53%
 Associate's degree 17 11%
 Bachelor's degree 35 22%
 Master's degree 4 3%
 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 67 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68878

ZIP Code 68878 is in the Sumner-Eddyville-Miller School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68878.

Elementary School at Sumner
205 East 5th Ave
Sumner, NE 68878
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sumner-Eddyville-Miller School District
Junior-Senior High at Sumner
205 East 5th Ave
Sumner, NE 68878
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sumner-Eddyville-Miller School District

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