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ZIP Code 68779

Post Office City:Stanton, NE (View All Cities)
County: Stanton County
Timezone: Central (12:48am)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.9, -97.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68779

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 68779. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 68779 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:
Stanton, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68779 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68779 is located in eastern 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 68779 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68779 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,433
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,104
Median Home Value $97,500
Land Area 170.34 sq mi
Water Area 1.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 999
Median Household Income $48,675

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57195166
5-99091181
10-1491100191
15-197585160
20-24454489
25-296561126
30-346756123
35-395968127
40-447175146
45-499196187
50-54106102208
55-597076146
60-647066136
65-694457101
70-74445195
75-79405090
80-84214566
85 Plus326395

Gender

 Male 1,152 47%
 Female 1,281 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,338 96.1%
 Black Or African American 12 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 43 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2461824
25-347749126
35-4411131142
45-5417847225
55-6413933172
65-7410118119
75-847139110
85 Plus354681

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 566 57%
 Single Guardian 106 11%
 Singles 294 29%
 Singles With Roommate 33 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 687 69%
 Households with Kids 312 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1131528
2142438
3192241
4162036
5142236
6201232
7181836
8201838
9182139
10141428
11192645
12182442
13211940
14191736
15222547
16161632
17162440
18151328
196713
2091120

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68779 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68779 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68779 real estate data, the median home value of $97,500 is slightly less than average 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 68779. Rentals in 68779 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68779 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Stanton, NE home prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,433 100%
 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 408 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 310 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 281 25%
 Households Vacant 105 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 67 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 39 13%
 2 Bedroom 87 30%
 3+ Bedroom 165 56%
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 $48,675 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68779 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. The commute in 68779 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 1,034 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 463 23%
 No Earnings 525 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 1,034 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 463 23%
 No Earnings 525 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,214 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 1%
 Worked at Home 119 9%
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 129 7.3%
 High School Graduate 1,144 65.1%
 Associate's degree 219 12.5%
 Bachelor's degree 194 11.0%
 Master's degree 61 3.5%
 Professional school degree 2 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 545 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 48 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 57 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68779

ZIP Code 68779 is in the Stanton Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68779.

Stanton Elementary School
506 Fir St
Stanton, NE 68779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Stanton Community School District
Stanton High School
1007 Kingwood St
Stanton, NE 68779
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Stanton Community School District

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