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ZIP Code 68859

Primary City:North Loup, NE (View All Cities)
County: Valley County
Timezone: Central (3:37am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.5, -98.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68859

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68859. 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 68859. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68859, 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:
North Loup, NE
Unacceptable:
Enterprise, Eureka, Independent

Stats and Demographics for the 68859 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68859 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 68859 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 68859 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 509
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 296
Median Home Value $61,300
Land Area 86.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 241
Median Household Income $41,346

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 52


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 511617
5-9121426
10-14152035
15-19231033
20-2410414
25-2910919
30-34101222
35-39131528
40-44111324
45-49161228
50-54242145
55-59202444
60-64222042
65-69151429
70-74151530
75-79121325
80-84141731
85 Plus9817

Gender

 Male 262 51%
 Female 247 49%
Gender

Race

 White 502 98.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24145
25-34101121
35-44141125
45-54311546
55-64401151
65-7435338
75-8438442
85 Plus12113

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 127 53%
 Single Guardian 16 7%
 Singles 90 37%
 Singles With Roommate 8 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 185 77%
 Households with Kids 56 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1314
2112
3415
4213
5314
6358
7213
8246
9235
10404
113912
12145
13314
144610
15437
16235
17628
18628
19505
20123

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68859 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68859 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68859 real estate data, the median home value of $61,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 68859 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 68859 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68859 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 509 100%
 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 78 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 103 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 60 20%
 Households Vacant 55 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 35%
 2 Bedroom 26 50%
 3+ Bedroom 8 15%
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 $41,346 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68859 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. A higher percentage of people in 68859 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 68859 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 183 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 116 28%
 No Earnings 121 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 183 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 116 28%
 No Earnings 121 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 196 73%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 1%
 Worked at Home 69 26%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 14 9%
 High School Graduate 125 79%
 Associate's degree 8 5%
 Bachelor's degree 9 6%
 Master's degree 2 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 80 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68859

ZIP Code 68859 is in the North Loup Scotia Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68859.

Elementary School at North Loup
308 South B
North Loup, NE 68859
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Loup Scotia Public Schools

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