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ZIP Code 68636

Post Office City:Elgin, NE (View All Cities)
County: Antelope County
Timezone: Central (5:22pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.9, -98.1
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68636

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 68636. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 68636 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Elgin, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68636 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68636 is located in eastern 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 68636 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 68636 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,254
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 651
Median Home Value $76,700
Land Area 225.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 546
Median Household Income $52,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5394382
5-9283260
10-14414788
15-19503080
20-24182846
25-29292554
30-34231740
35-39211637
40-44224365
45-495359112
50-546245107
55-595349102
60-64363268
65-69243963
70-74354378
75-79354378
80-84193150
85 Plus182644

Gender

 Male 606 48%
 Female 648 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,225 97.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2441014
25-34272350
35-44371653
45-549526121
55-64762197
65-7474478
75-8485994
85 Plus33639

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 326 60%
 Single Guardian 53 10%
 Singles 157 29%
 Singles With Roommate 10 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 399 73%
 Households with Kids 147 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
191019
26915
310818
471017
5628
65611
751116
88614
94711
108816
1181422
1210515
1312719
1431316
1518624
169817
179615
1811617
19347
20224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68636 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68636 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68636 real estate data, the median home value of $76,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68636. Rentals in 68636 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68636 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Elgin, NE rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,254 100%
 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 156 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 275 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 115 18%
 Households Vacant 105 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 9 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 6%
 2 Bedroom 34 29%
 3+ Bedroom 75 65%
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 $52,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68636 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. A higher percentage of people in 68636 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 68636 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 442 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 159 19%
 No Earnings 244 29%
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 442 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 159 19%
 No Earnings 244 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 408 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 8%
 Worked at Home 100 18%
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 81 10.3%
 High School Graduate 442 56.4%
 Associate's degree 101 12.9%
 Bachelor's degree 128 16.3%
 Master's degree 29 3.7%
 Professional school degree 3 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 94 57%
 Enrolled in Private School 56 34%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68636

ZIP Code 68636 is in the following school districts: Elgin Public Schools and Private. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68636.

Elgin Elementary School
101 N 4th St
Elgin, NE 68636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elgin Public Schools
Elgin High School
101 N 4th St
Elgin, NE 68636
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elgin Public Schools
Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School
303 Remington St.
Elgin, NE 68636
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Boniface Elementary School
303 Remington St.
Elgin, NE 68636
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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