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ZIP Code 68008

Primary City:Blair, NE (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Central (9:04am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.5, -96.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68008

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68008. 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 68008. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68008, 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:
Blair, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68008 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68008 is located in east 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 68008 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68008 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,285
Population Density 93 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,973
Median Home Value $163,600
Land Area 132.62 sq mi
Water Area 1.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,672
Median Household Income $63,067

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5378388766
5-9431435866
10-14491417908
15-195284811,009
20-24406330736
25-29291336627
30-34363339702
35-39361364725
40-44359409768
45-495105191,029
50-54465445910
55-59386453839
60-64365353718
65-69223234457
70-74176198374
75-79129180309
80-84101166267
85 Plus75200275

Gender

 Male 6,038 49%
 Female 6,247 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,908 96.9%
 Black Or African American 83 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.2%
 Asian 38 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 104 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 119 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2427159186
25-34377269646
35-44598194792
45-549141891,103
55-64774108882
65-7442292514
75-8430076376
85 Plus10370173

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,731 58%
 Single Guardian 577 12%
 Singles 1,144 24%
 Singles With Roommate 220 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,068 66%
 Households with Kids 1,604 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17568143
28069149
37292164
48587172
57690166
67989168
78976165
8103100203
98480164
109990189
1113277209
129585180
139882180
146783150
1595107202
1610381184
1786101187
18114100214
1913092222
2099102201

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68008 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68008 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 68008 real estate data, the median home value of $163,600 is slightly higher 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 68008. Rentals in 68008 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 68008 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,750 95.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 23 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 155 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 357 2.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,560 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 955 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,157 23%
 Households Vacant 301 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 122 40.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.3%
 For Sale Only 64 21.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 7.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 25.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 39 3%
 1 Bedroom 216 18%
 2 Bedroom 503 42%
 3+ Bedroom 426 36%
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 $63,067 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68008 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 68008 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 4,546 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,543 27%
 No Earnings 2,477 26%
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 4,546 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,543 27%
 No Earnings 2,477 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,907 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 203 3%
 Worked at Home 299 5%
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 251 7%
 High School Graduate 2,176 57%
 Associate's degree 256 7%
 Bachelor's degree 897 24%
 Master's degree 102 3%
 Professional school degree 73 2%
 Doctorate degree 35 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,253 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 118 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 212 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68008

ZIP Code 68008 is in the Blair Community School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68008.

Blair Arbor Park Intermediate School
1717 Adams St
Blair, NE 68008
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Blair Community School District
Blair North Elementary School
1326 Park St
Blair, NE 68008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Blair Community School District
Blair South Elementary School
1616 Butler St
Blair, NE 68008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Blair Community School District
Blair West Elementary School
2232 Washington
Blair, NE 68008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Blair Community School District
Gerald Otte Blair Middle School
555 Jackson St
Blair, NE 68008
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Blair Community School District
Deerfield Elementary School
1100 Deerfield Blv
Blair, NE 68008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Blair Community School District
Blair High School
440 North 10th St
Blair, NE 68008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Blair Community School District

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