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ZIP Code 68818

Primary City:Aurora, NE (View All Cities)
County: Hamilton County
Timezone: Central (2:56pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.8, -98.0
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68818

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68818. 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 68818. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68818, 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:
Aurora, NE
Unacceptable:
Stockham

Stats and Demographics for the 68818 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68818 is located in southeast 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 68818 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is 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 68818 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,475
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,333
Median Home Value $106,700
Land Area 181.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,148
Median Household Income $56,583

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1912202092081201401451571682172031711499086935068
Female1681912021749514714716217219420318516913311410394137
Total359411411382215287292319340411406356318223200196144205

Gender

 Male 2,685 49%
 Female 2,790 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,358 97.9%
 Black Or African American 16 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 14 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 38 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 38 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1115826437931219515465
Renter47110939866666565
Total58268357477378261219130

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,265 59%
 Single Guardian 240 11%
 Singles 566 26%
 Singles With Roommate 77 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,424 66%
 Households with Kids 724 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3643343836534842413647464139524450402224
Female3431362936414443274145384137364336411820
Total7074706772949285687792848276888786814044

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68818 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68818 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68818 real estate data, the median home value of $106,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68818. Rentals in 68818 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68818 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,351 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 9 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 111 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 957 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 581 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 610 26%
 Households Vacant 185 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 39 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 57 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 4%
 1 Bedroom 147 23%
 2 Bedroom 228 35%
 3+ Bedroom 242 38%
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 $56,583 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 68818 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 68818 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,888 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 839 21%
 No Earnings 1,247 31%
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 1,888 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 839 21%
 No Earnings 1,247 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,148 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 225 9%
 Worked at Home 133 5%
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 109 6%
 High School Graduate 984 58%
 Associate's degree 129 8%
 Bachelor's degree 350 21%
 Master's degree 56 3%
 Professional school degree 36 2%
 Doctorate degree 39 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 974 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 157 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68818

ZIP Code 68818 is in the Aurora Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68818.

Aurora Elementary School
300 H St
Aurora, NE 68818
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aurora Public Schools
Aurora Middle School
300 L St
Aurora, NE 68818
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Aurora Public Schools
Aurora Preschool
409 J St
Aurora, NE 68818
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Aurora Public Schools
Aurora High School
300 M St
Aurora, NE 68818
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Aurora Public Schools

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