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ZIP Code 68974

Primary City:Ruskin, NE (View All Cities)
County: Nuckolls County
Timezone: Central (8:21am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.13, -97.87
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68974

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68974. 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 68974. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68974, 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:
Ruskin, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68974 is located in southeast Nebraska and covers a slightly less 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 68974 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68974 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 184
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 111
Median Home Value $55,000
Land Area 31.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 90
Median Household Income $25,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male44542356651112656841
Female72351353461011428625
Total116893610910112123107141466

Gender

 Male 97 53%
 Female 87 47%
Gender

Race

 White 177 96%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 7 4%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0710171310155
Renter12106111
Total1911171911166

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 54 60%
 Single Guardian 3 3%
 Singles 32 36%
 Singles With Roommate 1 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 72 80%
 Households with Kids 18 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male01211201031001111100
Female12030110010011121100
Total13241311041012232200

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68974 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68974 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68974 real estate data, the median home value of $55,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68974 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68974 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 184 100%
 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 22 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 55 50%
 Renter Occupied Households 13 12%
 Households Vacant 21 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 24 86%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 4 14%
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 $25,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68974 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 68974 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. More commuters in 68974 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 66 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 34 26%
 No Earnings 33 25%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 66 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 34 26%
 No Earnings 33 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 60 68%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 28 32%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 10 18%
 High School Graduate 36 64%
 Associate's degree 5 9%
 Bachelor's degree 5 9%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 10 63%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 38%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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