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ZIP Code 68817

Post Office City:Ashton, NE (View All Cities)
County: Sherman County
Timezone: Central (7:45pm)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.3, -98.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68817

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 68817. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 68817 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:
Ashton, NE
Unacceptable:
Schaupps

Stats and Demographics for the 68817 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68817 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 68817 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68817 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 386
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 213
Median Home Value $43,800
Land Area 94.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 173
Median Household Income $30,568

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 571017
5-9151025
10-1481321
15-1916723
20-24111122
25-295611
30-347815
35-398816
40-44121628
45-49171229
50-54172138
55-59141024
60-64141529
65-6981422
70-74151429
75-79111526
80-84415
85 Plus246

Gender

 Male 191 49%
 Female 195 51%
Gender

Race

 White 383 99.2%
 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 1 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24246
25-3411415
35-4417623
45-5431435
55-6432234
65-7430030
75-8424024
85 Plus516

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 92 53%
 Single Guardian 16 9%
 Singles 55 32%
 Singles With Roommate 10 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 132 76%
 Households with Kids 41 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1202
2145
3235
4123
5213
6437
7336
8325
9314
10224
11336
12235
13112
14044
15112
16538
17314
18415
19314
20325

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68817 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68817 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68817 real estate data, the median home value of $43,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68817 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68817 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68817 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 386 100%
 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 73 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 79 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 21 10%
 Households Vacant 40 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 15%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 5 100%
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 $30,568 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68817 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 68817 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

For more information, see Ashton, NE poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 130 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 56 21%
 No Earnings 77 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 130 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 56 21%
 No Earnings 77 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 144 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 6%
 Worked at Home 9 6%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 30 12%
 High School Graduate 171 71%
 Associate's degree 18 7%
 Bachelor's degree 19 8%
 Master's degree 3 1%
 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 25 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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