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ZIP Code 69218

Primary City:Merriman, NE (View All Cities)
County: Cherry County
Timezone: Mountain (9:51am)
Coordinates:42.5, -101.6
ZIP (~43 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 69218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 69218. 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 69218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 69218, 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:
Merriman, NE

Stats and Demographics for the 69218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 69218 is located in northwest Nebraska and covers an extremely large 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 69218 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 69218 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 260
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 152
Median Home Value $27,500
Land Area 516.94 sq mi
Water Area 1.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 119
Median Household Income $36,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 49

Under 57512
85 Plus5510


 Male 137 53%
 Female 123 47%


 White 237 91.2%
 Black Or African American 2 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 4.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 10 3.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus7310

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 68 57%
 Single Guardian 8 7%
 Singles 40 34%
 Singles With Roommate 3 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 89 75%
 Households with Kids 30 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 69218 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 69218 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 69218 real estate data, the median home value of $27,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 69218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 69218 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 69218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 260 100%
 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 14 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 60 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 45 30%
 Households Vacant 33 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 9%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 30 91%
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 $36,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 69218 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 69218 is unusual in that "Worked at Home" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. A higher percentage of people in 69218 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. The commute in 69218 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 48 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 21 19%
 No Earnings 44 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 48 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 21 19%
 No Earnings 44 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 28 44%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 8%
 Worked at Home 31 48%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 5 11%
 High School Graduate 21 48%
 Associate's degree 18 41%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 42 65%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 28%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 69218

ZIP Code 69218 is in the Gordon-Rushville Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 69218.

Merriman School
200 South Green St
Merriman, NE 69218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gordon-Rushville Public Schools

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