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68601 Zip Code (Columbus, NE) Detailed Profile



Cities: Columbus, NE (3.37%), Lakeview, NE (0.20%), Richland, NE (0.07%), Duncan, NE (0.01%)
Counties: Platte County, NE (76.31%), Colfax County, NE (11.99%), Polk County, NE (10.31%), Butler County, NE (1.38%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 27,824
Zip code population in 2010: 28,185
Zip code population in 2000: 27,172

Houses and condos: 12,012
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,231
% of renters here:

30%
State:

34%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 68601: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 288.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 10.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 96 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 68601
Zip code 68601 (Columbus, Nebraska) real estate house value trends

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

1.6% ($1,842)
Nebraska:

1.8% ($2,438)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,865 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,804 (1.6%)

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Males: 13,697  (49.2%)
Females: 14,127  (50.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 68601:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 68601:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

Zip code 68601 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Races in zip code 68601

  • Zip code 68601 races chart
    • 23,209White population
    • 120Black population
    • 89American Indian population
    • 132Asian population
    • 5Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 33Some other race population
    • 178Two or more races population
    • 4,419Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 21,522
Rural population: 6,301

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $118,200
68601:

$118,200
Nebraska:

$132,700
Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.1 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 68601, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $52,486 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$52,486
State:

$60,572

Salary/wage: $42,491 (reported on 88.0% of returns)
Here:

$42,491
State:

$47,046
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.2% for AGIs below $25k, 84.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 36.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,514 (reported on 38.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,514
Nebraska:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,249 (reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,249
State:

$5,776
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,026 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

+$11,026
State:

+$16,171
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,545 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

+$9,545
State:

+$9,897
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,472 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
68601:

$13,472
Nebraska:

$12,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $11,250 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
68601:

$11,250
Nebraska:

$18,457
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,543 (20% of AGI, reported on 25.9% of returns)
Here:

$20,543
State:

$23,343

Here:

20.0% of AGI
State:

18.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $25k, 8.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,704 (reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,704
State:

$4,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,216 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
68601:

$8,216
State:

$9,758
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,142 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,142
State:

$2,188
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 67.2%
Here:

67%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 62.0% for AGIs below $25k, 67.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 92.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 68601, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $39,398 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,398
State:

$44,271

Salary/wage: $34,969 (reported on 86.8% of returns)
Here:

$34,969
State:

$38,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 261.6% for AGIs below $10k, 76.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,614 (reported on 54.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,614
Nebraska:

$1,759
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,929 (reported on 26.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,929
State:

$2,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,765 (reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,765
State:

+$7,887
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,610 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,610
State:

+$7,743
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$801 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
Here +$801
State -$1,077
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -20.3% for AGIs below $10k, -0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,948 (reported on 3.5% of returns)
68601:

$2,948
Nebraska:

$2,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $9,811 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$9,811
Nebraska:

$12,366
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,407 (21% of AGI, reported on 27.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,407
State:

$18,692

Here:

21.2% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.2% for AGIs below $10k, 9.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,331 (4% of AGI, reported on 24.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,331
State:

$3,500

Here:

4.1% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,256 (reported on 74.0% of returns)
68601:

$5,256
State:

$6,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,554 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,554
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 65.4%
Here:

65%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 56.1% for AGIs below $10k, 66.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 69.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$50,219
Nebraska:

$51,440
Columbus, NE (68601) map Nearest zip codes: 68634, 68653, 68624, 68647, 68631, 68662.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.6%
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)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 842
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,054


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 392 (178 now married, 214 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,767 (2,829 now married, 2,938 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 68601 with a mortgage: 4,692 (196 second mortgage, 456 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,973

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,070
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S413

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

11.4%
Whole state:

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

5.5%
Whole state:

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

6.8
State:

6.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.3
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Year house built

  • 1012010 or later
  • 1,0142000 to 2009
  • 1,3471990 to 1999
  • 1,3901980 to 1989
  • 2,3291970 to 1979
  • 1,6081960 to 1969
  • 1,6581950 to 1959
  • 4781940 to 1949
  • 2,0871939 or earlier

Zip code 68601 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Columbus, NE (68601)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1511 bedroom
  • 1,7582 bedrooms
  • 3,3733 bedrooms
  • 1,7244 bedrooms
  • 6595+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Columbus, NE (68601)

  • 220no bedroom
  • 9121 bedroom
  • 1,3892 bedrooms
  • 5293 bedrooms
  • 1404 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Columbus, NE (68601) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 129no vehicle
  • 1,5891 vehicle
  • 3,8182 vehicles
  • 1,3863 vehicles
  • 5334 vehicles
  • 2105+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Columbus, NE (68601) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 580no vehicle
  • 1,4741 vehicle
  • 9462 vehicles
  • 2073 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 68601 household income distribution in 2013

  • Zip code 68601 household income distribution in 2013
  • 540Less than $10,000
  • 483$10,000 to $14,999
  • 480$15,000 to $19,999
  • 590$20,000 to $24,999
  • 709$25,000 to $29,999
  • 816$30,000 to $34,999
  • 599$35,000 to $39,999
  • 611$40,000 to $44,999
  • 595$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,177$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,270$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,447$75,000 to $99,999
  • 695$100,000 to $124,999
  • 404$125,000 to $149,999
  • 288$150,000 to $199,999
  • 192$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 68601

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 68601
  • 257Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 78$15,000 to $19,999
  • 34$20,000 to $24,999
  • 61$25,000 to $29,999
  • 49$30,000 to $34,999
  • 114$35,000 to $39,999
  • 176$40,000 to $49,999
  • 167$50,000 to $59,999
  • 378$60,000 to $69,999
  • 495$70,000 to $79,999
  • 533$80,000 to $89,999
  • 605$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,199$100,000 to $124,999
  • 983$125,000 to $149,999
  • 793$150,000 to $174,999
  • 354$175,000 to $199,999
  • 519$200,000 to $249,999
  • 366$250,000 to $299,999
  • 347$300,000 to $399,999
  • 121$400,000 to $499,999
  • 23$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 68601

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 68601
  • 15Less than $100
  • 25$100 to $149
  • 104$150 to $199
  • 95$200 to $249
  • 156$250 to $299
  • 170$300 to $349
  • 162$350 to $399
  • 600$400 to $449
  • 268$450 to $499
  • 225$500 to $549
  • 141$550 to $599
  • 317$600 to $649
  • 158$650 to $699
  • 115$700 to $749
  • 162$750 to $799
  • 199$800 to $899
  • 52$900 to $999
  • 45$1,000 to $1,249
  • 40$1,250 to $1,499
  • 14$1,500 to $1,999
  • 82$2,000 or more
  • 86No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2013: $616.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $120,689
  • Black or African American householders: $95,204
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $124,498
  • Asian householders: $80,557
  • Some other race householders: $96,376
  • Two or more races householders: $152,620
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $85,244

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $118,200
68601:

$118,200
Nebraska:

$132,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,800 - $169,100

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,729
  • One, attached: 205
  • Two: 359
  • 3 or 4: 463
  • 5 to 9: 592
  • 10 to 19: 360
  • 20 to 49: 341
  • 50 or more: 283
  • Mobile homes: 676
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Unemployment: 5.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68601

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68601
  • 81.2%11,527Drove a car alone
  • 11.6%1,644Carpooled
  • 0.4%56Motorcycle
  • 0.4%52Bicycle
  • 3.6%514Walked
  • 0.2%32Other means
  • 2.6%365Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68601

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68601
  • 970Less than 5 minutes
  • 3,7305 to 9 minutes
  • 4,03510 to 14 minutes
  • 2,12515 to 19 minutes
  • 1,14920 to 24 minutes
  • 42325 to 29 minutes
  • 59230 to 34 minutes
  • 4935 to 39 minutes
  • 9040 to 44 minutes
  • 25145 to 59 minutes
  • 18560 to 89 minutes
  • 22690 or more minutes

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,391
  • In family households: 23,017 (4,358 male householders, 2,719 female householders)
    5,611 spouses, 8,754 children (8,052 natural, 252 adopted, 451 stepchildren), 210 grandchildren, 165 brothers or sisters, 175 parents, 387 other relatives, 607 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,374 (1,759 male householders (1,608 living alone)), 2,060 female householders (1,820 living alone)), 555 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 433 (226 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,398 2-persons, 1,515 3-persons, 1,212 4-persons, 655 5-persons, 226 6-persons, 71 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,428 1-person, 331 2-persons, 60 3-persons

4,406 married couples with children.
2,372 single-parent households (834 men, 1,538 women).

83.8% of residents of 68601 zip code speak English at home.
14.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% very well, 15% well, 14% not well, 11% not at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% very well, 5% well, 4% not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% very well, 41% well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 2,154 (7.7%)
(29.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 67%Mexico
  • 9%El Salvador
  • 5%Honduras
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%Cuba
  • 3%Yemen
  • 2%Peru

Most common first ancestries reported in 68601 (%)

  • 38%German
  • 20%Other groups
  • 6%Polish
  • 5%Irish
  • 5%Czech
  • 4%English
  • 3%American

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 902010 or later
  • 7072000 to 2009
  • 6101990 to 1999
  • 870Before 1990

Zip code 68601 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BECTON DICKINSON (2153 12TH AVENUE in COLUMBUS, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1998-0035, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, REFUSE DISPOSAL, -071095-GW-1120, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, -NE0060089, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, -NER000152, -NED007263197, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, -0007100003, EPCRA, -68601BCTNDINDUS, TRI REPORTER
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SURGICAL AND MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS AND APPARATUS
    Business NAICS classification: SURGICAL AND MEDICAL INSTRUMENT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: BECTON DICKINSON AND COMPANY (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BEHLEN MANUFACTURING COMPANY (4025 E. 23RD ST. in COLUMBUS, NE)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1999-0194, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-07-2005-0194, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, REFUSE DISPOSAL, LEGAL SERVICES, -011394-GW-1515, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, -011395-GW-1515, -092989-99-0020, -AP2666, -NE0000647, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, -031697-ML-1350, RELEASE ASSESSMENT, -101592-SM-1005, -NED007268790, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, -0007100004, EPCRA, -68601BHLNMHWY30, TRI REPORTER
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PREFABRICATED METAL BUILDINGS AND COMPONENTS; FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS; FARM MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT; AIR-CONDITIONING AND WARM AIR HEATING EQUIPMENT AND COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL REFRIGERATION EQUIPMENT
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER PLASTICS PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.; PREFABRICATED METAL BUILDING AND COMPONENT MANUFACTURING.; ORNAMENTAL AND ARCHITECTURAL METAL WORK MANUFACTURING.; MACHINE TOOL (METAL FORMING TYPES) MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: BEHLEN MFG CO (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , DONALD L. GREEN, DIR EHS (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • DALE ELECTRONICS INC (LQG JANUARY 2000) (2064 12TH AVENUE in COLUMBUS, NE)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, EPCRA
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING; RELAYS AND INDUSTRIAL CONTROLS
    Business NAICS classification: ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING.; OTHER ELECTRONIC COMPONENT MANUFACTURING.; OTHER COMPUTER RELATED SERVICES.
    Organizations: JOH DEWYKE, ENGINEER (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , VISHAY DALE ELECTRONICS (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: VISHAY DALE ELECTRONICS INC, VISHAY DALE ELECTRONICS INC 06, VISHAY DALE ELECTRANISX COLU-1, VISHAY DALE PLANT 6
  • FLEXCON COMPANY INCORPORATED (2021 E. 23RD ST. in COLUMBUS, NE)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - EPCRA, -68601FLXCN2021E, TRI REPORTER, -NED986387850, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, -14100035, AIR PROGRAM, -SW0339, REFUSE DISPOSAL
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: UNSUPPORTED PLASTICS FILM AND SHEET
    Business NAICS classification: UNLAMINATED PLASTICS FILM AND SHEET (EXCEPT PACKAGING) MANUFACTURING.; UNLAMINATED PLASTICS FILM AND SHEET (EXCEPT PACKAGING) MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: THOMAS K JARECKE (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MYLES MCDONOUGH (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: FLEXCON COLUMBUS
  • BUFFALO EQUIPMENT COMPANY (2281 16TH AVENUE in COLUMBUS, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1998-0082, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, REFUSE DISPOSAL, LEGAL SERVICES, -012293-RM-1410, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, -NED007287725, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: HEATING EQUIPMENT, EXCEPT ELECTRIC AND WARM AIR FURNACES; FARM MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
    Business NAICS classification: FABRICATED STRUCTURAL METAL MANUFACTURING.; FARM MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: FLEISCHER MFG, MIDDLE STATE MFG INC
  • CAMACO COLUMBUS MANUFACTURING (1851 EAST 32ND AVENUE in COLUMBUS, NE)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, REFUSE DISPOSAL, LEGAL SERVICES, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, -092294-GW-1540, RELEASE ASSESSMENT, -NED980325559, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, -0007100052, EPCRA, -68601DGLSLHIGHW, TRI REPORTER
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES
    Organizations: STEVE MABEE, SAFETY/ENVI. MGR (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , P & C GROUP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CAMACO LLC, CAMACO LLC - COLUMBUS MFG, DOUGLAS & LOMASON, DOUGLAS & LOMASON COMPANY, MAGNA LOMASON CORP.
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (4500 63RD ST in COLUMBUS, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, ENVIRONMENTAL ASSISTANCE, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Business SIC classification: COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • VISHAY DALE ELECTRONICS INCORPORATED PLANT #8 (2210 13TH STREET in COLUMBUS, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, -68601DLLCT22101, TRI REPORTER
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: METAL STAMPINGS; CURRENT-CARRYING WIRING DEVICES; ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS; COMPUTER PROCESSING AND DATA PREPARATION AND PROCESSING SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: METAL STAMPING.
    Organizations: DALE HOLDINGS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: DALE ELECTRONICS INC., DALE ELECTRONICS, INC PLANT #8, DALE ELECTRONICS #6, VISHAY DALE ELECTRONICS INC 08, VISHAY-DALE PLANT 8
  • FARMERS COOP CO-COLUMBUS (1362 3RD AVENUE in COLUMBUS, NE)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: FARMERS COOP-COLUMBUS, FARMERS COOP OIL CO
  • GREYSTONE INCORPORATED (3330 EAST 23RD STREET in COLUMBUS, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, REFUSE DISPOSAL, LEGAL SERVICES, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, UIC
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: FARM MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT; LAWN AND GARDEN TRACTORS AND HOME LAWN AND GARDEN EQUIPMENT; CONVEYORS AND CONVEYING EQUIPMENT
    Organizations: HENKE MACHINE INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HENKE MACHINE INC.
  • COLUMBUS METAL INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED (3440 15TH ST E in COLUMBUS, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: METALS SERVICE CENTERS AND OFFICES
  • MID AMERICA RESEARCH CHEM (2470 14TH AVE in COLUMBUS, NE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1993-0323, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 68601 marital status for males
Zip code 68601 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 62%Electricity
  • 31%Utility gas
  • 5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 23,684. Population change in the 1990s: +3,488 (+14.7%).

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

  • This state: 20,203
  • Northeast: 315
  • Midwest: 2,555
  • South: 975
  • West: 1,499

58% of the 68601 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Nebraska.

90% of the 68601 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 920
Here:

27.0%
Nebraska:

13.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 290
Here:

16.3%
Nebraska:

10.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 62
Here:

5.9%
Nebraska:

17.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 100,288Legal occupations
  • 70,000Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 56,477Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 55,882Management occupations
  • 44,635Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 44,375Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • JOHANNES CLEANING (1953 35TH AVENUE in COLUMBUS, NE; small business) : $20,174 in 7 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $4,871; 2003: $4,968; 2004: $0; 2005: $5,565; 2006: $4,770.

    Biggest contracts:
    $5,067 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2005-01-01. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
    $4,968, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-29. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
    $4,871, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-12. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
    $4,770, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-01. Completion date: 2007-02-28.
  • GREG ELLER REMODELING (1521 11TH ST in COLUMBUS, NE) : $17,392 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Snow Removal/Salt Service (also spreading aggregate or other snow melting material) by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $4,140; 2003: $4,148; 2004: $4,416; 2005: $4,688; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $4,688 with Army for Snow Removal/Salt Service (also spreading aggregate or other snow melting material). Signed on 2005-12-09. Completion date: 2006-11-30.
    $4,416, same as above. Signed on 2004-12-01. Completion date: 2005-11-30.
    $4,148, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-06. Completion date: 2004-11-30.
    $4,140, same as above. Signed on 2002-11-26. Completion date: 2003-11-30.
  • TRAN-TEC CORPORATION (5120 26TH ST in COLUMBUS, NE; small business)
    $12,745 with Defense Logistics Agency for Hardware, Commercial. Taking place in TX. Signed on 2004-11-03. Completion date: 2005-02-28.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 2 establishments, 20-49 employees: 6 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 6 establishments, 1-4 employees: 4 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 7, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 2)

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:

  • 198 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 110 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 101 people in college/university student housing
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 188 people in nursing homes
  • 93 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in halfway houses
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
Most common first names in zip code 68601 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17177.4 years
Mary14883.3 years
Helen11082.1 years
Anna8985.8 years
William8478.4 years
Frank8180.5 years
Edward7277.4 years
Joseph7075.3 years
Charles6877.7 years
Walter6678.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 68601 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Loseke5183.6 years
Johnson4577.7 years
Miller4276.1 years
Ernst3678.9 years
Smith3376.5 years
Mueller2984.6 years
Blaser2783.7 years
Micek2476.6 years
Anderson2371.4 years
Hellbusch2373.8 years
Businesses in zip code 68601
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Menards1
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance3
Applebee's1Nike7
Arby's1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
Famous Footwear1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx4SAS Shoes1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Sleep Inn1
GameStop1Starbucks1
Goodwill1Subway3
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1The Room Place1
Jimmy John's1Toyota1
KFC1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS6
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
Maurices1YMCA1
McDonald's1
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