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ZIP Code 68503

Primary City:Lincoln, NE (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Clinton
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Central (6:10pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.83, -96.67
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68503. 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 68503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68503, 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:
Lincoln, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68503 is located in southeast Nebraska and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 68503 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68503 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,264
Population Density 5,164 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,572
Median Home Value $96,200
Land Area 2.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,024
Median Household Income $31,416

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 27


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55866081,194
5-9485505990
10-14414421835
15-195705131,083
20-241,6291,2372,866
25-299358171,752
30-346255231,148
35-39490407897
40-44437369806
45-49462363825
50-54382374756
55-59375329704
60-64254241495
65-69164150314
70-7485121206
75-7979102181
80-844469113
85 Plus316899

Gender

 Male 8,047 53%
 Female 7,217 47%
Gender

Race

 White 10,360 67.9%
 Black Or African American 1,360 8.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 301 2.0%
 Asian 1,623 10.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 787 5.2%
 Two Or More Races 826 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24791,1001,179
25-343351,2191,554
35-44333612945
45-54453511964
55-64436336772
65-74183141324
75-8413969208
85 Plus522678

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,651 27%
 Single Guardian 1,165 19%
 Singles 2,097 35%
 Singles With Roommate 1,111 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,346 72%
 Households with Kids 1,678 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1113117230
2135109244
3103112215
4116116232
593130223
610294196
790100190
89485179
910696202
1094108202
118687173
127665141
137781158
148180161
158169150
166577142
1710172173
1810598203
19218197415
20334238572

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68503 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 68503 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68503 real estate data, the median home value of $96,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68503 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68503 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,559 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 52 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 473 3.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 180 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,542 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 468 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,014 61%
 Households Vacant 548 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 244 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 5%
 For Sale Only 83 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 69 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,112 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,739 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,119 28%
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 $31,416 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68503 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 68503 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 68503 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 4,596 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,646 38%
 No Earnings 3,085 25%
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 4,596 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,646 38%
 No Earnings 3,085 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,158 81.0%
 Public transportation 358 4.7%
 Taxicab 10 0.1%
 Motorcycle 19 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 923 12.1%
 Worked at Home 139 1.8%
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 510 11.5%
 High School Graduate 2,032 46.0%
 Associate's degree 459 10.4%
 Bachelor's degree 669 15.1%
 Master's degree 506 11.4%
 Professional school degree 22 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 224 5.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,815 68.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 263 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 556 21.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68503

ZIP Code 68503 is in the Lincoln Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68503.

Clinton Elementary School
1520 North 29th St
Lincoln, NE 68503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Hartley Elementary School
730 North 33rd St
Lincoln, NE 68503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Public Schools
Sacred Heart School
540 N 31st St
Lincoln, NE 68503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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