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ZIP Code 69138

Primary City:Gothenburg, NE (View All Cities)
County: Dawson County
Timezone: Central (7:45am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -100.2
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 69138

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 69138. 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 69138. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 69138, 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:
Gothenburg, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 69138 ZIP Code

ZIP code 69138 is located in south Nebraska and covers a large 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 69138 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 69138 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,489
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,053
Median Home Value $97,300
Land Area 336.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,842
Median Household Income $54,091

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male161175162167611091221361501381601411379366736357
Female1451711911478710012914312714217214913111988988495
Total306346353314148209251279277280332290268212154171147152

Gender

 Male 2,171 48%
 Female 2,318 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,380 97.6%
 Black Or African American 11 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 29 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 47 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1615022126528217415961
Renter48108897548405848
Total64258310340330214217109

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,027 56%
 Single Guardian 218 12%
 Singles 539 29%
 Singles With Roommate 58 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,220 66%
 Households with Kids 622 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2728452739323436343732362730374141381012
Female3028293232333432403846314135274236281418
Total5756745971656868747578676865648377662430

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 69138 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 69138 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 69138 real estate data, the median home value of $97,300 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 69138. Rentals in 69138 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 69138 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,416 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 58 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 813 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 515 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 514 25%
 Households Vacant 211 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 68 32.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 53 25.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 5.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 74 35.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 81 22%
 2 Bedroom 143 39%
 3+ Bedroom 139 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 $54,091 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 69138 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 69138 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 1,468 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 854 25%
 No Earnings 1,074 32%
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 1,468 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 854 25%
 No Earnings 1,074 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,826 90.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 100 5.0%
 Worked at Home 79 3.9%
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 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 183 12%
 High School Graduate 864 59%
 Associate's degree 71 5%
 Bachelor's degree 257 17%
 Master's degree 37 3%
 Professional school degree 23 2%
 Doctorate degree 38 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 779 89.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 49 5.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 40 4.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 69138

ZIP Code 69138 is in the Gothenburg Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 69138.

Gothenburg Elementary School
1311 Ave G
Gothenburg, NE 69138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gothenburg Public Schools
Gothenburg Secondary School
1322 Ave I
Gothenburg, NE 69138
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gothenburg Public Schools
Eagle Crest Academy
1710 Avenue a
Gothenburg, NE 69138
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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