68601 Zip Code 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. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 68601: 80.1 (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).

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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:

For population 15 years and over in 68601:

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 60 registered sex offenders living in 68601 zip code as of August 03, 2015.


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)

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)

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

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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

Median gross rent in 2013: $616.

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


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:


Unemployment: 5.6%

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,391

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:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 68601:

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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:


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:

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:

  • 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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