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ZIP Code 68731

Primary City:Dakota City, NE (View All Cities)
County: Dakota County
Timezone: Central (2:58pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.41, -96.48
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68731

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68731. 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 68731. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68731, 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:
Dakota City, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68731 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68731 is located in northeast Nebraska and covers a slightly less 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 68731 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68731 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,637
Population Density 72 people per sq mi
Housing Units 938
Median Home Value $107,300
Land Area 36.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 908
Median Household Income $57,813

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 37


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59681177
5-99993192
10-1485124209
15-19102105207
20-247857135
25-2910769176
30-347570145
35-399291183
40-449990189
45-4911080190
50-549789186
55-598393176
60-647081151
65-697054124
70-74385088
75-79322355
80-84111728
85 Plus81826

Gender

 Male 1,352 51%
 Female 1,285 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,238 84.9%
 Black Or African American 20 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 1.7%
 Asian 99 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.2%
 Other Race 187 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 44 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24111930
25-347054124
35-4413145176
45-5416245207
55-6414723170
65-7410219121
75-84501262
85 Plus16218

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 543 60%
 Single Guardian 134 15%
 Singles 172 19%
 Singles With Roommate 59 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 568 63%
 Households with Kids 340 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1191130
2131427
3181432
4282351
5191534
6192140
7202242
8221234
9192342
10232750
11202545
12102838
13151833
14172643
15231942
16192443
17212142
18222244
19171936
20171330

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68731 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68731 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 68731 real estate data, the median home value of $107,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68731 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68731 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 68731 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,564 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 65 2.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 441 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 248 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 219 23%
 Households Vacant 30 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 10%
 For Sale Only 4 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 12%
 1 Bedroom 34 18%
 2 Bedroom 73 40%
 3+ Bedroom 55 30%
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 $57,813 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68731 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 68731 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 68731 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,113 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 446 21%
 No Earnings 560 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 1,113 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 446 21%
 No Earnings 560 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,308 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 3%
 Worked at Home 22 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 210 22.8%
 High School Graduate 513 55.8%
 Associate's degree 60 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 114 12.4%
 Master's degree 16 1.7%
 Professional school degree 7 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 543 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68731

ZIP Code 68731 is in the So Sioux City Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68731.

Sioux Land Family Center
1410 Pine
Dakota City, NE 68731
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: So Sioux City Community School District
Dakota City Elementary School
1801 Locust St
Dakota City, NE 68731
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: So Sioux City Community School District

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