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ZIP Code 68976

Primary City:Smithfield, NE (View All Cities)
County: Gosper County
Timezone: Central (1:24am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.6, -99.7
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68976

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68976. 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 68976. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68976, 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:
Smithfield, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68976 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68976 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 68976 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 68976 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 316
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 147
Median Home Value $112,900
Land Area 91.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 126
Median Household Income $63,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

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


 Male 170 54%
 Female 146 46%


 White 310 98.1%
 Black Or African American 2 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.6%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 84 67%
 Single Guardian 7 6%
 Singles 30 24%
 Singles With Roommate 5 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 89 71%
 Households with Kids 37 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68976 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68976 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68976 real estate data, the median home value of $112,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68976. Rentals in 68976 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68976 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 316 100%
 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 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 39 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 19%
 Households Vacant 21 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 3 25%
 3+ Bedroom 9 75%
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 $63,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68976 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. 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 68976 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 68976 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 86 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 38 24%
 No Earnings 37 23%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 86 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 38 24%
 No Earnings 37 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 88 76%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 28 24%
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 4 5%
 High School Graduate 47 64%
 Associate's degree 6 8%
 Bachelor's degree 17 23%
 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 8 38%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 62%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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