68421 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Peru, NE (1.14%)
County: Nemaha County, NE
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 1,119
Zip code population in 2010: 1,107
Zip code population in 2000: 1,120

Houses and condos: 404
Renter-occupied apartments: 122
% of renters here:

38%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 68421: 74.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 45.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

2.0% ($1,182)
Nebraska:

1.8% ($2,438)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,318 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,101 (1.9%)

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Males: 594  (53.1%)
Females: 525  (46.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 68421:

For population 15 years and over in 68421:

Zip code 68421 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 68421

  • Zip code 68421 races chart
    • 1,004White population
    • 42Black population
    • 8American Indian population
    • 4Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 12Two or more races population
    • 36Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $58,300
68421:

$58,300
Nebraska:

$132,700



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 68421 zip code as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 68421 to the number of sex offenders is 1,099 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:

21.8 years
Nebraska median age:

36.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 68421, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $53,693 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$53,693
State:

$60,572

Salary/wage: $40,096 (reported on 93.1% of returns)
Here:

$40,096
State:

$47,046
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.4% for AGIs below $25k, 84.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $770 (reported on 34.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$770
Nebraska:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $820 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$820
State:

$5,776

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,567 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$1,567
State:

+$16,171

Profit/loss from business: +$1,250 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

+$1,250
State:

+$9,897

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,050 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
68421:

$8,050
Nebraska:

$12,804

Total itemized deductions: $17,283 (16% of AGI, reported on 20.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,283
State:

$23,343

Here:

15.7% of AGI
State:

18.7% of AGI

Charity contributions: $4,400 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,400
State:

$4,921

Taxes paid: $8,640 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
68421:

$8,640
State:

$9,758

Earned income credit: $1,560 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,560
State:

$2,188
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $25k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 68421, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $41,452 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,452
State:

$44,271

Salary/wage: $40,173 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$40,173
State:

$38,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 90.3% for AGIs below $10k, 79.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $724 (reported on 48.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$724
Nebraska:

$1,759
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $394 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$394
State:

$2,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$837 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$837
State:

+$7,887

Profit/loss from business: +$2,152 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

+$2,152
State:

+$7,743

Profit/loss from farming: +$5,125 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here +$5,125
State -$1,077

Total itemized deductions: $16,491 (17% of AGI, reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,491
State:

$18,692

Here:

16.9% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,513 (2% of AGI, reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,513
State:

$3,500

Here:

2.4% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI

Total tax: $6,142 (reported on 76.0% of returns)
68421:

$6,142
State:

$6,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,667 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,667
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.9%
Here:

65%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 57.1% for AGIs below $10k, 67.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 67.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$40,417
Nebraska:

$51,440
Peru, NE (68421) map Nearest zip codes: 64496, 68321, 68379, 51640, 68305, 68320.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

30.5%
Nebraska:

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

5.5%
Nebraska:

5.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 23
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 302


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 17 (17 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 355 (52 now married, 303 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 68421 with a mortgage: 84 (13 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 119

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $855
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S394

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

18.9%
Whole state:

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

7.9%
Whole state:

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

6.7
State:

6.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.4
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 68421: Mathews Hall (A), Peru State College Alumni Center (B), Peru State College Student Center (C), Peru State College Physical Plant (D), Peru State College Presidents Home (E), Oak Hill Family Housing (F), Oak Bowl Athletic Field (G), Morgan Residence Hall (H), T J Majors Building (I), A D Majors Hall (J), Peru State College Library (K), Larson Industrial Arts Building (L), Hoyt Science Hall (M), Al Wheeler Activity Center (N), Peru State College Auditorium (O), Peru State College Greenhouse (P), Jindra Fine Arts Building (Q), Faculty Apartments (R), Delzell Residence Hall (S), Pate Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 68421 include: Saint Claras Catholic Church (A), Peru Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Mount Vernon Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Creeks: Duck Creek (A), Honey Creek (B), Buck Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 68421 include: Peru State College Historical Marker (1), Neal Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 72010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 311980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 191960 to 1969
  • 81950 to 1959
  • 81940 to 1949
  • 2651939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Peru, NE (68421)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 632 bedrooms
  • 523 bedrooms
  • 524 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Peru, NE (68421)

  • 10no bedroom
  • 461 bedroom
  • 372 bedrooms
  • 73 bedrooms
  • 24 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Peru, NE (68421) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 0no vehicle
  • 411 vehicle
  • 822 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Peru, NE (68421) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 871 vehicle
  • 72 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $472.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,300
68421:

$58,300
Nebraska:

$132,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,500 - $88,800

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 6.8%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 86.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 730

Size of family households: 81 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 160 1-person, 9 2-persons, 2 4-persons, 9 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons

111 married couples with children.
25 single-parent households (9 men, 16 women).

98.3% of residents of 68421 zip code speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 14 (1.3%)
(64.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.3%
Whole state:

6.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 50%Philippines
  • 36%Saudi Arabia
  • 14%Ethiopia

Most common first ancestries reported in 68421 (%)

  • 30%German
  • 12%Other groups
  • 8%Irish
  • 8%English
  • 8%American
  • 4%French (except Basque)
  • 3%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 52000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 3Before 1990

Zip code 68421 topographic map


Zip code 68421 marital status for males
Zip code 68421 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 46%Utility gas
  • 35%Electricity
  • 16%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3%Wood

Population in 1990: 1,321. Population change in the 1990s: -201 (-15.2%).

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


47% of the 68421 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Nebraska.

90% of the 68421 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% 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): 25
Here:

33.3%
Nebraska:

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

0.0%
Nebraska:

10.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 65
Here:

11.5%
Nebraska:

17.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 90,417Management occupations
  • 44,531Production occupations
  • 36,042Construction and extraction occupations
  • 27,614Material moving occupations
  • 16,630Education, training, and library occupations
  • 16,406Sales and related occupations

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:

  • 382 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 354 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
Most common first names in zip code 68421 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1081.6 years
Robert769.1 years
George679.7 years
William676.3 years
Mary579.2 years
Ruth578.4 years
Helen476.2 years
Joe480.7 years
Grace378.1 years
Earl383.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 68421 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adams1875.8 years
Allgood770.1 years
Reeves677.4 years
Sherman677.8 years
Hauptman470.5 years
Grafton483.5 years
Majors480.3 years
Cotton475.0 years
Mcconnaughey479.2 years
Patterson489.7 years

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