Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 68982

Primary City:Wilcox, NE (View All Cities)
County: Kearney County
Timezone: Central (4:15am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.4, -99.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68982

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68982. 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 68982. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68982, 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:
Wilcox, NE
Unacceptable:
Lake, Oneida, Sherman

Stats and Demographics for the 68982 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68982 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 68982 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68982 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 649
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 282
Median Home Value $88,800
Land Area 101.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 265
Median Household Income $54,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male23162122121715151621402828811131311
Female18182323914151214293624231014121015
Total413444452131302730507652511825252326

Gender

 Male 330 51%
 Female 319 49%
Gender

Race

 White 632 97.4%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner116195150213020
Renter41511137133
Total531306457223323

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 169 64%
 Single Guardian 21 8%
 Singles 65 25%
 Singles With Roommate 10 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 187 71%
 Households with Kids 78 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male34655631137533754515
Female63345533262285257450
Total9799101164399711891011965

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68982 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68982 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68982 real estate data, the median home value of $88,800 is slightly less than average 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 68982. Rentals in 68982 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68982 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 649 100%
 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 88 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 120 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 57 20%
 Households Vacant 17 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 18%
 For Sale Only 2 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 3%
 2 Bedroom 27 29%
 3+ Bedroom 63 68%
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 $54,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68982 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 68982 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 68982 can expect to fall in that range. 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 284 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 148 28%
 No Earnings 104 19%
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 284 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 148 28%
 No Earnings 104 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 316 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 7%
 Worked at Home 43 11%
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 14 6%
 High School Graduate 139 60%
 Associate's degree 29 12%
 Bachelor's degree 43 18%
 Master's degree 5 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 3 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 121 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68982

ZIP Code 68982 is in the Wilcox-Hildreth Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68982.

Wilcox-Hildreth Elementary School
404 East Sapp St
Wilcox, NE 68982
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilcox-Hildreth Public Schools
Wilcox-Hildreth High School
404 East Sapp St
Wilcox, NE 68982
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wilcox-Hildreth Public Schools

Nearby ZIP Codes