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68348 Zip Code (Elk Creek, NE) Detailed Profile




City: Elk Creek, NE (0.33%)
County: Johnson County, NE
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 325
Zip code population in 2010: 256
Zip code population in 2000: 335

Houses and condos: 141
Renter-occupied apartments: 35
% of renters here:

29%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 68348: 75.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 39.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 8 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 68348
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.4% ($3,247)
Nebraska:

1.6% ($2,787)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,497 (1.2%)

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Males: 128  (39.4%)
Females: 197  (60.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 68348:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 68348:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

Zip code 68348 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 68348 (2019)
    • 24796.5%White
    • 52.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 20.8%American Indian
    • 10.4%Black
    • 10.4%Two or more races
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $229,332
68348:

$229,332
Nebraska:

$172,700



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 68348 zip code as of August 15, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 68348 is 343 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.6 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Nebraska:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 68348, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,608 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,608
State:

$60,572

Salary/wage: $38,356 (reported on 69.2% of returns)
Here:

$38,356
State:

$47,046
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.9% for AGIs below $25k, 64.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $583 (reported on 46.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$583
Nebraska:

$1,535

Ordinary dividends: $1,125 (reported on 30.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,125
State:

$5,776

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,400 (reported on 30.8% of returns)
Here:

+$4,400
State:

+$16,171


Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 84.6%
Here:

85%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 80.0% for AGIs below $25k, 100.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 68348, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $26,538 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,538
State:

$44,271

Salary/wage: $26,848 (reported on 77.2% of returns)
Here:

$26,848
State:

$38,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 141.6% for AGIs below $10k, 64.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $684 (reported on 54.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$684
Nebraska:

$1,759
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $846 (reported on 26.9% of returns)
Here:

$846
State:

$2,804

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,886 (reported on 30.3% of returns)
Here:

+$2,886
State:

+$7,887

Profit/loss from business: +$1,400 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$1,400
State:

+$7,743

Total tax: $3,000 (reported on 64.8% of returns)
68348:

$3,000
State:

$6,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $2,143 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,143
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 78.6%
Here:

79%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 63.4% for AGIs below $10k, 88.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$66,224
Nebraska:

$63,229
Elk Creek, NE (68348) map Nearest zip codes: 68450, 68447, 68378, 68441, 68329, 68420.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

55.4%
Nebraska:

47.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

1.7%
Nebraska:

50.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 116


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 3 (0 now married, 3 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 61 (43 now married, 17 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 68348 with a mortgage: 41
Houses without a mortgage: 48

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $577
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $505

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

4.9%
Whole state:

9.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.6%
Whole state:

5.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 68348: Elk Creek (A), Searcey Grain Company Elevator (B), Elk Creek Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Grand View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoirs: Spring Creek Reservoir 9-3 (A), Long Branch Reservoir Number 71 (B), Long Branch Reservoir Number 3 (C), Long Branch Reservoir Number 2 (D), Spring Creek Reservoir 9-2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Todd Creek (A), Elk Creek (B), Robinson Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 68348: Twin Oaks State Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 362000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 11980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 201960 to 1969
  • 201950 to 1959
  • 51940 to 1949
  • 471939 or earlier

Zip code 68348 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elk Creek, NE (68348)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elk Creek, NE (68348)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 142 bedrooms
  • 563 bedrooms
  • 134 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk Creek, NE (68348)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elk Creek, NE (68348)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 122 bedrooms
  • 173 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Elk Creek, NE (68348) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Elk Creek, NE (68348) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 4no vehicle
  • 71 vehicle
  • 112 vehicles
  • 503 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Elk Creek, NE (68348) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Elk Creek, NE (68348) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 241 vehicle
  • 112 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 68348 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 68348 household income distribution in 2019
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 17$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1$45,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 33$60,000 to $74,999
  • 14$75,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68348

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68348
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3$150,000 to $174,999
  • 17$200,000 to $249,999
  • 29$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68348

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68348
  • 2$100 to $149
  • 12$150 to $199
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 8$250 to $299
  • 2$400 to $449
  • 2No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $487.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $189,992
  • Asian householders: $201,168

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $229,332
68348:

$229,332
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,649 - $281,184

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $51,663
Here:

$51,663
State:

$210,948
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 68348
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 124
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • Mobile homes: 10
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68348

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68348
  • 76.6%137Drove a car alone
  • 6.2%11Carpooled
  • 3.4%6Walked
  • 2.2%4Other means
  • 11.2%20Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68348

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68348
  • 17Less than 5 minutes
  • 495 to 9 minutes
  • 2110 to 14 minutes
  • 1115 to 19 minutes
  • 3620 to 24 minutes
  • 630 to 34 minutes
  • 1245 to 59 minutes
  • 590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 325
  • Male householders: 44 (18 living alone), Female householders: 80 (20 living alone)
  • 80 spouses (80 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 111 children (111 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 4 other relatives, 1 non-relatives

Size of family households: 31 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 32 4-persons, 5 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 37 1-person

100 married couples with children.
6 single-parent households (6 women).

98.7% of residents of 68348 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.4%
Most common first ancestries reported in 68348
  • 80%German
  • 4%American
  • 4%Czech
  • 1%Swedish
  • 0%English
  • 0%French
  • 0%Irish

Zip code 68348 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DILLER GRAIN COMPANY INCORPORATED (425 ELK STREET in ELK CREEK, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, LEGAL SERVICES
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
    Alternative names: SEARCEY GRAIN CO., SEARCEY GRAIN PO BOX 68 68348
  • ELK CREEK PUBLIC SCHOOL ( in ELK CREEK, NE)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-490010001
  • ELK CREEK GRAIN CO (S MAIN ST in ELK CREEK, NE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1986-0164, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • ELK CREEK GRAIN CO INC (RR in ELK CREEK, NE)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • ELK CREEK LANDFILL (NO ADDRESS in ELK CREEK, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
  • ELK CREEK ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT (BOX 95 in ELK CREEK, NE)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES

Zip code 68348 marital status for males
Zip code 68348 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 49.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 42.2%Electricity
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 356.

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

  • This state: 293
  • Midwest: 24
  • South: 3
  • West: 4

64% of the 68348 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Nebraska.

97% of the 68348 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% moved from this county.

Year householders moved into unit in Elk Creek, NE (68348)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Nebraska:

14.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

12.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

39.5%
Nebraska:

19.2%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 50,205Education, training, and library occupations
  • 38,081Management occupations
  • 34,384Production occupations
  • 26,640Office and administrative support occupations

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

  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Finish Carpentry Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Roofing Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability
Most common first names in zip code 68348 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William680.8 years
Emilie492.2 years
Henry489.0 years
Fred488.3 years
Ethel481.0 years
George473.5 years
Albert379.4 years
Bernice369.0 years
Grace286.0 years
Emil284.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 68348 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Beethe878.6 years
Johnson670.2 years
Carmine579.6 years
Speckmann568.6 years
Gottula576.2 years
Peters581.2 years
Knippelmeyer477.0 years
Hoke480.0 years
Lueders480.5 years
Buethe489.5 years
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