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ZIP Code 68938

Primary City:Fairfield, NE (View All Cities)
County: Clay County
Timezone: Central (10:10pm)
Area code: 402 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.43, -98.11
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68938

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68938. 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 68938. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68938, 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:
Fairfield, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 68938 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68938 is located in southeast Nebraska and covers a slightly less 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 68938 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68938 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 582
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 292
Median Home Value $69,600
Land Area 58.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 239
Median Household Income $41,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5151328
5-9201636
10-14261844
15-19332154
20-24111021
25-2910919
30-3491423
35-39231841
40-44121325
45-49232346
50-54292958
55-59332962
60-64181533
65-69161026
70-7471522
75-797815
80-8451116
85 Plus7613

Gender

 Male 304 52%
 Female 278 48%
Gender

Race

 White 569 97.8%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.7%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24426
25-3413821
35-4428634
45-54521062
55-64471057
65-7426127
75-8416319
85 Plus9413

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 137 57%
 Single Guardian 34 14%
 Singles 61 26%
 Singles With Roommate 7 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 166 69%
 Households with Kids 73 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1213
2055
38311
4426
5314
6167
7617
85510
9538
108614
11459
12628
13415
14448
1511415
1631013
177411
188210
19415
20235

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68938 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 68938 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68938 real estate data, the median home value of $69,600 is low 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 68938. Rentals in 68938 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68938 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 582 100%
 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 90 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 105 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 44 15%
 Households Vacant 53 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 15 33%
 2 Bedroom 16 35%
 3+ Bedroom 15 33%
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 $41,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68938 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. Most commuters in 68938 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 166 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 26%
 No Earnings 113 30%
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 166 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 26%
 No Earnings 113 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 222 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 3%
 Worked at Home 10 4%
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 10 6%
 High School Graduate 100 59%
 Associate's degree 30 18%
 Bachelor's degree 23 14%
 Master's degree 6 4%
 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 101 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68938

ZIP Code 68938 is in the So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68938.

Clay County Learning Center - Fairfield
305 East Ninth
Fairfield, NE 68938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District
Sandy Creek Elementary School
30671 Hwy 14
Fairfield, NE 68938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District
Sandy Creek Jr/Sr High School
30671 Hwy 14
Fairfield, NE 68938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: So Central Ne Unified System 5 School District

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