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ZIP Code 68959

Primary City:Minden, NE (View All Cities)
County: Kearney County
Timezone: Central (1:53am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.5, -98.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68959

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68959. 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 68959. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68959, 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:
Minden, NE
Acceptable:
Norman
Unacceptable:
Cosmo, South Minden

Stats and Demographics for the 68959 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68959 is located in south 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 68959 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 68959 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,015
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,812
Median Home Value $91,500
Land Area 305.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,695
Median Household Income $56,213

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12711613313873911151091171511751331319662535853
Female134121128137861021111041181491531441181098110174114
Total261237261275159193226213235300328277249205143154132167

Gender

 Male 1,931 48%
 Female 2,084 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,891 96.9%
 Black Or African American 9 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 53 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 50 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2312816527025317815664
Renter3587809449303548
Total58215245364302208191112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 950 56%
 Single Guardian 174 10%
 Singles 507 30%
 Singles With Roommate 64 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,194 70%
 Households with Kids 501 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2626183125203015262531252527382135311320
Female2130352331261823231825322528213335311713
Total4756535456464838494356575055595470623033

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68959 has a small 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 68959 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68959 real estate data, the median home value of $91,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68959 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68959 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68959 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,931 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 79 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 680 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 557 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 458 25%
 Households Vacant 117 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 28 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 2%
 1 Bedroom 84 18%
 2 Bedroom 213 46%
 3+ Bedroom 156 34%
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 $56,213 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68959 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. More commuters in 68959 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 1,460 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 783 26%
 No Earnings 735 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 1,460 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 783 26%
 No Earnings 735 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,803 89%
 Public transportation 20 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 4%
 Worked at Home 111 5%
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 92 7%
 High School Graduate 768 60%
 Associate's degree 80 6%
 Bachelor's degree 245 19%
 Master's degree 52 4%
 Professional school degree 38 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 540 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68959

ZIP Code 68959 is in the Minden Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68959.

Minden Public School Success Cntr
North Hwy 10
Minden, NE 68959
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Minden Public Schools
C L Jones Middle School
520 West 3rd
Minden, NE 68959
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Minden Public Schools
Minden East Elementary School
123 North Minden Ave
Minden, NE 68959
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Minden Public Schools
Minden Public School Pre-School
427 North Park St
Minden, NE 68959
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Minden Public Schools
Minden High School
325 North Yates
Minden, NE 68959
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Minden Public Schools

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