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ZIP Code 68879

Primary City:Taylor, NE (View All Cities)
County: Loup County
Timezone: Central (10:29pm)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.0, -99.5
ZIP (~22 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68879

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68879. 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 68879. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68879, 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:
Taylor, NE
Acceptable:
Almeria

Stats and Demographics for the 68879 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68879 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 68879 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely 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 68879 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 417
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 237
Median Home Value $37,100
Land Area 343.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 176
Median Household Income $34,808

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11141412998127182117171112853
Female12141716686131019209181210649
Total23283128151714251737412635232214912

Gender

 Male 208 50%
 Female 209 50%
Gender

Race

 White 411 98.6%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0893230251410
Renter11010107541
Total118194237301811

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 105 60%
 Single Guardian 16 9%
 Singles 50 28%
 Singles With Roommate 5 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 127 72%
 Households with Kids 49 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male04502235241531333211
Female24103250415155417401
Total286054856566867410612

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68879 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68879 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68879 real estate data, the median home value of $37,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68879 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68879 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68879 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 417 100%
 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 59 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 69 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 48 20%
 Households Vacant 61 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 2 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 46%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 24 41%
 3+ Bedroom 35 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 $34,808 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68879 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 68879 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 68879 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 68879 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 134 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 68 22%
 No Earnings 113 36%
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 134 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 68 22%
 No Earnings 113 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 115 64%
 Public transportation 3 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 15%
 Worked at Home 36 20%
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 17 12%
 High School Graduate 92 65%
 Associate's degree 7 5%
 Bachelor's degree 18 13%
 Master's degree 5 4%
 Professional school degree 2 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 116 99%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68879

ZIP Code 68879 is in the Loup County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68879.

Loup County Elementary School
608 Williams St
Taylor, NE 68879
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Loup County Public Schools
Loup County High School
608 Williams St
Taylor, NE 68879
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Loup County Public Schools

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