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ZIP Code 68849

Primary City:Kearney, NE (View All Cities)
Organization:Univ Of Nebraska At Kearney
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Buffalo County
Timezone: Central (7:24am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.702, -99.097
ZIP (~500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68849

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68849. 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 68849. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68849, 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:
Kearney, NE
Univ Of Nebraska At Kearney

Stats and Demographics for the 68849 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68849 is located in south Nebraska and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 68849 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68849 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 384
Population Density 2,304 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 20

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


 Male 122 32%
 Female 262 68%


 White 322 83.9%
 Black Or African American 4 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 40 10.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 8 2.1%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 384 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 68849 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 68849 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 7 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 276 88%
 No Earnings 31 10%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 276 88%
 No Earnings 31 10%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 108 76%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 30 21%
 Worked at Home 4 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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