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ZIP Code 68637

Primary City:Ericson, NE (View All Cities)
County: Wheeler County
Timezone: Central (2:45pm)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.8, -98.6
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68637

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68637. 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 68637. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68637, 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:
Ericson, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68637 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68637 is located in central 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 68637 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68637 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 267
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 307
Median Home Value $78,800
Land Area 96.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 129
Median Household Income $34,821

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 52


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 54610
5-9459
10-144913
15-199817
20-24538
25-29358
30-34426
35-39167
40-4415621
45-49101323
50-54131427
55-5914721
60-64101222
65-6961723
70-74171027
75-7961117
80-84314
85 Plus044

Gender

 Male 128 48%
 Female 139 52%
Gender

Race

 White 265 99.3%
 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 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24022
25-34358
35-447714
45-5425429
55-6424226
65-7425429
75-8415217
85 Plus404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 75 58%
 Single Guardian 4 3%
 Singles 40 31%
 Singles With Roommate 10 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 103 80%
 Households with Kids 26 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1011
2314
3011
4123
5101
6101
7011
8022
9224
10011
11112
12325
13022
14033
15246
16224
17325
18202
19000
20000

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68637 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 68637 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68637 real estate data, the median home value of $78,800 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 68637. Rentals in 68637 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68637 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 267 100%
 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 50 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 53 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 26 8%
 Households Vacant 178 58%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 155 87%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 15%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 17 85%
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 $34,821 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68637 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. A higher percentage of people in 68637 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. Most commuters in 68637 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 108 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 55 22%
 No Earnings 88 35%
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 108 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 55 22%
 No Earnings 88 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 113 73%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 1%
 Worked at Home 39 25%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 11 10%
 High School Graduate 85 81%
 Associate's degree 6 6%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 3 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 45 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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