68008 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Blair, NE (4.11%)
County: Washington County, NE
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 12,173
Zip code population in 2010: 12,285
Zip code population in 2000: 11,117

Houses and condos: 5,117
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,184
% of renters here:

25%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 68008: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 132.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 92 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.8% ($2,940)
Nebraska:

1.8% ($2,438)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,899 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,077 (1.9%)

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Males: 5,869  (48.2%)
Females: 6,304  (51.8%)

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For population 15 years and over in 68008:

Zip code 68008 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 68008

  • Zip code 68008 races chart
    • 11,716White population
    • 83Black population
    • 24American Indian population
    • 38Asian population
    • 4Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 24Some other race population
    • 104Two or more races population
    • 292Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 7,959
Rural population: 4,213

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $163,600
68008:

$163,600
Nebraska:

$132,700



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in 68008 zip code as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 68008 to the number of sex offenders is 627 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.0 years
Nebraska median age:

36.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 68008, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $68,120 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$68,120
State:

$60,572

Salary/wage: $54,825 (reported on 87.1% of returns)
Here:

$54,825
State:

$47,046
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.4% for AGIs below $25k, 79.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 44.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,493 (reported on 38.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,493
Nebraska:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $8,744 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
Here:

$8,744
State:

$5,776
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$14,901 (reported on 19.9% of returns)
Here:

+$14,901
State:

+$16,171
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,753 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

+$9,753
State:

+$9,897
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,141 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
68008:

$12,141
Nebraska:

$12,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $21,667 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
68008:

$21,667
Nebraska:

$18,457

Total itemized deductions: $22,340 (19% of AGI, reported on 41.4% of returns)
Here:

$22,340
State:

$23,343

Here:

19.1% of AGI
State:

18.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.3% for AGIs below $25k, 10.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,968 (reported on 35.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,968
State:

$4,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,430 (reported on 41.2% of returns)
68008:

$9,430
State:

$9,758
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,003 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,003
State:

$2,188
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 68008, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $49,056 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$49,056
State:

$44,271

Salary/wage: $44,531 (reported on 88.0% of returns)
Here:

$44,531
State:

$38,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 148.4% for AGIs below $10k, 75.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,710 (reported on 47.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,710
Nebraska:

$1,759
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,194 (reported on 29.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,194
State:

$2,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,560 (reported on 24.9% of returns)
Here:

+$4,560
State:

+$7,887
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,535 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

+$7,535
State:

+$7,743
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,940 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
68008:

$2,940
Nebraska:

$2,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $9,615 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$9,615
Nebraska:

$12,366

Total itemized deductions: $18,701 (22% of AGI, reported on 40.6% of returns)
Here:

$18,701
State:

$18,692

Here:

21.7% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 22.2% for AGIs below $10k, 12.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,085 (3% of AGI, reported on 36.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,085
State:

$3,500

Here:

3.4% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,858 (reported on 77.3% of returns)
68008:

$6,858
State:

$6,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,446 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,446
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.2%
Here:

57%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 45.7% for AGIs below $10k, 54.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$63,067
Nebraska:

$51,440
Blair, NE (68008) map Nearest zip codes: 68034, 68068, 68029, 51556, 68023, 68007.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

55.6%
Nebraska:

50.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.6%
Nebraska:

5.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 209
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,437


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 141 (78 now married, 63 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,602 (1,327 now married, 1,275 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 68008 with a mortgage: 2,347 (141 second mortgage, 284 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,115

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,469
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S547

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

9.1%
Whole state:

13.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

6.3%
Whole state:

7.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3
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  • Notable locations in zip code 68008: Municipal RV Park (A), Blair Feed Mill Elevator (B), Mathiesen Grain Company Elevator (C), Tyson Elevators (D), Blair Golf Club (E), Blair (F), Christ Child Camp (G), Cottonwood Marina (H), Fort Calhoun Powerplant (I), Omaha Village Apartments (J), C A Dana Hall of Science (K), Madsen Fine Arts Center (L), C A Dana - Life Library (M), Blair Hall (N), Mickelsen Hall (O), Borup Coliseum (P), Rasmussen Hall (Q), Holling Hall (R), E C Hunt Campus Center (S), Argo Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 68008 include: United Church of Christ (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (C), Cornerstone Assembly of God Church (D), First Lutheran Church (E), Church of Christ (F), First Baptist Church (G), Trinity Lutheran Church (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Cuming City Cemetery (1), Blair Cemetery (2), Pioneer Memorial Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Burns Lake (A), Lake Arrowhead Reservoir (B), Jensen Reservoir (C), Wilson Reservoir (D), Nixon Reservoir (E), Henricksen Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lippincott Creek (A), Leach Branch (B), Richter Branch (C), Boston Branch (D), Hinz Fork (E), Stuart Creek (F), Fish Creek (G), North Creek (H), Cauble Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 68008 include: DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge (1), De Soto National Wildlife Refuge (2), Rhoades Park (3), DeSoto Townsite Historical Marker (4), Steamboat Bertrand Historical Marker (5), Lewis and Clark Camp Site: August 3-4 1804 Historical Marker (6), Cuming City Cemetery and Nature Preserve Historical Marker (7), Congregational Church of Blair Historical Marker (8), Tower of the Four Winds (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 162010 or later
  • 7842000 to 2009
  • 9261990 to 1999
  • 6501980 to 1989
  • 9981970 to 1979
  • 4181960 to 1969
  • 4361950 to 1959
  • 1171940 to 1949
  • 7721939 or earlier

Zip code 68008 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Blair, NE (68008)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 7362 bedrooms
  • 1,7793 bedrooms
  • 7154 bedrooms
  • 2085+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blair, NE (68008)

  • 39no bedroom
  • 2161 bedroom
  • 5032 bedrooms
  • 2943 bedrooms
  • 1274 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Blair, NE (68008) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 106no vehicle
  • 6691 vehicle
  • 1,6172 vehicles
  • 7353 vehicles
  • 1774 vehicles
  • 1585+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Blair, NE (68008) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 221no vehicle
  • 4811 vehicle
  • 4082 vehicles
  • 743 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $715.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $163,600
68008:

$163,600
Nebraska:

$132,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $121,600 - $234,000

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 2.3%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 60.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,623

Size of family households: 1,476 2-persons, 662 3-persons, 740 4-persons, 260 5-persons, 73 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,294 1-person, 119 2-persons

2,045 married couples with children.
817 single-parent households (207 men, 610 women).

97.7% of residents of 68008 zip code speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% very well, 3% well, 21% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 177 (1.5%)
(51.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.5%
Whole state:

6.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 24%Ecuador
  • 21%Canada
  • 14%Mexico
  • 8%Germany
  • 7%Venezuela
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 6%England

Most common first ancestries reported in 68008 (%)

  • 31%German
  • 9%Irish
  • 9%Danish
  • 7%Other groups
  • 6%English
  • 3%American
  • 3%Swedish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 132010 or later
  • 492000 to 2009
  • 551990 to 1999
  • 107Before 1990

Zip code 68008 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 68008:

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Zip code 68008 marital status for males
Zip code 68008 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 54%Utility gas
  • 28%Electricity
  • 14%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Wood
  • 2%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 9,059. Population change in the 1990s: +2,058 (+22.7%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


50% of the 68008 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Nebraska.

87% of the 68008 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 27
Here:

1.9%
Nebraska:

13.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 23
Here:

3.2%
Nebraska:

10.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 324
Here:

44.4%
Nebraska:

17.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 69,286Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 67,615Management occupations
  • 55,694Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 51,714Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 51,667Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 50,769Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 357 people in college/university student housing
  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 314 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 193 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 68008 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6675.8 years
Mary6183.7 years
James4672.9 years
William4578.6 years
Helen4085.0 years
George3977.4 years
Robert3974.8 years
Margaret3783.7 years
Anna3487.9 years
Dorothy2979.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 68008 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hansen6981.7 years
Jensen6483.3 years
Johnson3981.9 years
Thompson3578.1 years
Nelson3478.0 years
Anderson3381.1 years
Larsen3183.3 years
Miller3075.5 years
Smith2780.2 years
Rasmussen2679.9 years
Businesses in zip code 68008
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walgreens1
McDonald's1YMCA1

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