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ZIP Code 68949

Primary City:Holdrege, NE (View All Cities)
County: Phelps County
Timezone: Central (4:12am)
Area code: 308 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.5, -99.3
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 68949

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 68949. 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 68949. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 68949, 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:
Holdrege, NE
Unacceptable:
Holdridge, Prairie, Sheridan

Stats and Demographics for the 68949 ZIP Code

ZIP code 68949 is located in south 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 68949 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 68949 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,567
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,026
Median Home Value $100,800
Land Area 213.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,744
Median Household Income $45,240

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5209206415
5-9219220439
10-14226216442
15-19210192402
20-24157138295
25-29197162359
30-34167168335
35-39195164359
40-44174194368
45-49262240502
50-54220235455
55-59235239474
60-64183213396
65-69130155285
70-74129171300
75-79124132256
80-8476143219
85 Plus85181266

Gender

 Male 3,198 49%
 Female 3,369 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,355 96.8%
 Black Or African American 12 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.4%
 Asian 16 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 96 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 61 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243888126
25-34185160345
35-44287102389
45-54407141548
55-64401114515
65-7429669365
75-8424068308
85 Plus9355148

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,496 55%
 Single Guardian 289 11%
 Singles 858 31%
 Singles With Roommate 101 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,948 71%
 Households with Kids 796 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
14862110
2353368
3442973
4434285
5384482
6414384
7423577
8503989
94859107
10394685
115747104
12393877
13383472
145351104
15414283
16484189
174852100
18404080
19331750
20252449

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 68949 has a slightly less than average 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 68949 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 68949 real estate data, the median home value of $100,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 68949. Rentals in 68949 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 68949 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,340 96.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 48 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 160 2.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,144 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 803 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 797 26%
 Households Vacant 282 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 99 35.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.8%
 For Sale Only 34 12.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 9.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 3.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 104 36.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 1%
 1 Bedroom 172 20%
 2 Bedroom 401 47%
 3+ Bedroom 265 31%
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 $45,240 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 68949 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. The commute in 68949 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 2,375 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,200 23%
 No Earnings 1,573 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 2,375 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,200 23%
 No Earnings 1,573 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,813 90.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 126 4.1%
 Worked at Home 140 4.5%
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 173 8%
 High School Graduate 1,323 62%
 Associate's degree 217 10%
 Bachelor's degree 300 14%
 Master's degree 75 3%
 Professional school degree 31 1%
 Doctorate degree 29 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 980 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 152 11.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 140 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 68949

ZIP Code 68949 is in the Holdrege Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 68949.

R7 Elementary School
1421 13th St
Holdrege, NE 68949
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Holdrege Public Schools
Franklin Elementary School
1015 Sherman
Holdrege, NE 68949
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Holdrege Public Schools
Holdrege Middle School
600 14th Ave
Holdrege, NE 68949
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Holdrege Public Schools
Washington Elementary School
115 8th Ave
Holdrege, NE 68949
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Holdrege Public Schools
Holdrege Public Schools Early Childhood Ed Center
1421 13th St
Holdrege, NE 68949
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Holdrege Public Schools
Holdrege High School
600 12th Ave
Holdrege, NE 68949
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Holdrege Public Schools
All Saints Catholic School
1206 Logan St
Holdrege, NE 68949
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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