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ZIP Code 68978

Primary City:Superior, NE (View All Cities)
County: Nuckolls County
Timezone: Central (2:28pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.1, -98.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68978

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68978. 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 68978. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68978, 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:
Superior, NE
Unacceptable:
Bostwick, Cadams

Stats and Demographics for the 68978 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68978 is located in southeast 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 68978 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 68978 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,377
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,323
Median Home Value $54,400
Land Area 142.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,134
Median Household Income $36,198

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 100Male Median Age: 103Female Median Age: 101

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male477855693247525264819475657565525353
Female6057745738504760498898958277946477101
Total107135129126709799112113169192170147152159116130154

Gender

 Male 1,109 47%
 Female 1,268 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,313 97.3%
 Black Or African American 5 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.4%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 39 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11619115915716713260
Renter2251384533313640
Total33112129204190198168100

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 559 49%
 Single Guardian 104 9%
 Singles 436 38%
 Singles With Roommate 35 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 890 78%
 Households with Kids 244 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5151192014141614181451351617211055
Female1510101415128166915191318111916923
Total20252123352622322027292426232736371978

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68978 has a slightly less 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 68978 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68978 real estate data, the median home value of $54,400 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 68978. Rentals in 68978 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68978 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,318 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 59 2%
 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 330 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 508 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 296 22%
 Households Vacant 189 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 10 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 117 62%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 2%
 1 Bedroom 59 20%
 2 Bedroom 116 40%
 3+ Bedroom 110 38%
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 $36,198 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68978 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. The commute in 68978 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 827 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 352 19%
 No Earnings 650 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 827 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 352 19%
 No Earnings 650 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 901 87%
 Public transportation 26 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 3%
 Worked at Home 78 8%
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 74 9%
 High School Graduate 498 63%
 Associate's degree 87 11%
 Bachelor's degree 78 10%
 Master's degree 49 6%
 Professional school degree 10 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 256 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68978

ZIP Code 68978 is in the Superior Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68978.

Superior Elementary School
601 West 8th St
Superior, NE 68978
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Superior Public Schools
Superior Preschool Cntr Base
448 North Kansas
Superior, NE 68978
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Educational Service Unit 09 School District
Superior Jr/Sr High School
601 West 8th St
Superior, NE 68978
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Superior Public Schools

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