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ZIP Code 68970

Primary City:Red Cloud, NE (View All Cities)
County: Webster County
Timezone: Central (2:29pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.1, -98.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68970

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68970. 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 68970. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68970, 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:
Red Cloud, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68970 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68970 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 68970 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68970 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,342
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 773
Median Home Value $49,300
Land Area 152.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 628
Median Household Income $34,010

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male292747392828192727495649473638382230
Female403038362521272430584645444947354467
Total69578575534946515710710294918585736697

Gender

 Male 636 47%
 Female 706 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,286 95.8%
 Black Or African American 9 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4234786102997541
Renter19259391292315
Total2348561251141089856

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 303 48%
 Single Guardian 71 11%
 Singles 230 37%
 Singles With Roommate 24 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 489 78%
 Households with Kids 139 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91043463779981011810101018
Female1098555839868511978934
Total1919128911111016171516152217171819412

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68970 has a slightly higher than average 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 68970 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68970 real estate data, the median home value of $49,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68970. Rentals in 68970 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 $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68970 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,301 96.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 36 2.7%
 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 190 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 287 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 151 20%
 Households Vacant 145 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 20 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 83 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 21%
 2 Bedroom 60 36%
 3+ Bedroom 73 43%
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 $34,010 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68970 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. More commuters in 68970 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 413 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 322 28%
 No Earnings 432 37%
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 413 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 322 28%
 No Earnings 432 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 550 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 6%
 Worked at Home 24 4%
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 71 14%
 High School Graduate 308 62%
 Associate's degree 45 9%
 Bachelor's degree 41 8%
 Master's degree 9 2%
 Professional school degree 16 3%
 Doctorate degree 7 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 215 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68970

ZIP Code 68970 is in the Red Cloud Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68970.

Red Cloud Elementary School
334 North Cherry
Red Cloud, NE 68970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Red Cloud Community School District
Webster County Early Lrn-Red Cloud
334 North Cherry St
Red Cloud, NE 68970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Educational Service Unit 09 School District
Red Cloud High School
121 West 7th Ave
Red Cloud, NE 68970
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Red Cloud Community School District

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