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68637 Zip Code (Ericson, NE) Detailed Profile




City: Ericson, NE (0.39%)
County: Wheeler County, NE
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 366
Zip code population in 2010: 267
Zip code population in 2000: 372

Houses and condos: 328
Renter-occupied apartments: 50
% of renters here:

32%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 68637: 73.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 96.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 4 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 68637
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.9% ($886)
Nebraska:

1.6% ($2,787)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,173 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $335 (0.5%)

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Males: 186  (51.0%)
Females: 179  (49.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 68637:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 68637:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

Zip code 68637 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 68637 (2019)
    • 26398.5%White
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 20.7%Hispanic or Latino
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $99,517
68637:

$99,517
Nebraska:

$172,700
Median resident age:
This zip code:

51.2 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Nebraska:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 68637, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,477 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,477
State:

$60,572

Salary/wage: $29,000 (reported on 69.2% of returns)
Here:

$29,000
State:

$47,046
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 51.0% for AGIs below $25k, 81.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 30.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,240 (reported on 38.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,240
Nebraska:

$1,535

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$13,067 (reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

+$13,067
State:

+$16,171

Profit/loss from business: +$7,900 (reported on 30.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,900
State:

+$9,897

Earned income credit: $2,000 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,000
State:

$2,188
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 92.3%
Here:

92%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 83.3% for AGIs below $25k, 100.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 100.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 68637, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $25,678 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$25,678
State:

$44,271

Salary/wage: $19,380 (reported on 68.5% of returns)
Here:

$19,380
State:

$38,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 62.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,716 (reported on 55.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,716
Nebraska:

$1,759
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $645 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

$645
State:

$2,804

Net capital gain/loss: +$12,262 (reported on 28.8% of returns)
Here:

+$12,262
State:

+$7,887

Profit/loss from business: +$1,897 (reported on 19.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,897
State:

+$7,743

Total tax: $3,410 (reported on 68.5% of returns)
68637:

$3,410
State:

$6,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 23.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $1,243 (reported on 25.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,243
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 88.4%
Here:

88%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 86.3% for AGIs below $10k, 78.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 97.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$53,328
Nebraska:

$63,229
Ericson, NE (68637) map Nearest zip codes: 68622, 68725, 68875, 68665, 68862, 68735.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

39.5%
Nebraska:

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

4.0%
Nebraska:

50.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 15
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 140


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 4 (4 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 68 (41 now married, 26 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 68637 with a mortgage: 57 (5 second mortgage)
Houses without a mortgage: 49

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $914
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $496

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

12.4%
Whole state:

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

3.0%
Whole state:

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

6.8
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.0
State:

4.3
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  • Notable locations in zip code 68637: School Number 42 (A), Ericson Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 68637 include: Cedar Valley Church (A), Saint Theresas Catholic Church (B), Sandhills Baptist Fellowship (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Pibel Lake (A), Psotas Lake (B), Howart Lakes (C), Kruml Lake (D), Pibel Reservoir (E), Ericson Reservoir (F), Ericson Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 172014 or later
  • 32010 to 2013
  • 342000 to 2009
  • 441990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 371970 to 1979
  • 531960 to 1969
  • 251950 to 1959
  • 301940 to 1949
  • 791939 or earlier

Zip code 68637 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ericson, NE (68637)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ericson, NE (68637)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 282 bedrooms
  • 423 bedrooms
  • 134 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ericson, NE (68637)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ericson, NE (68637)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 11 bedroom
  • 02 bedrooms
  • 403 bedrooms
  • 24 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ericson, NE (68637) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ericson, NE (68637) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 111 vehicle
  • 412 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ericson, NE (68637) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ericson, NE (68637) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2no vehicle
  • 111 vehicle
  • 282 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 68637 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 68637 household income distribution in 2019
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $44,999
  • 5$45,000 to $49,999
  • 29$50,000 to $59,999
  • 38$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68637

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68637
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 14$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1$175,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 to $249,999
  • 11$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68637

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68637
  • 1$200 to $249
  • 2$250 to $299
  • 11$300 to $349
  • 3$350 to $399
  • 1$400 to $449
  • 4$500 to $549
  • 1$800 to $899
  • 20No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $600.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $80,857

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $99,517
68637:

$99,517
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,548 - $153,509

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $118,743
Here:

$118,743
State:

$210,948

Mobile homes: $47,647
Here:

$47,647
State:

$46,228
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 68637
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 228
  • Mobile homes: 96
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68637

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68637
  • 76.9%124Drove a car alone
  • 4.3%7Walked
  • 1.2%2Other means
  • 18.0%29Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68637

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68637
  • 14Less than 5 minutes
  • 155 to 9 minutes
  • 2110 to 14 minutes
  • 1915 to 19 minutes
  • 1420 to 24 minutes
  • 925 to 29 minutes
  • 3230 to 34 minutes
  • 140 to 44 minutes
  • 645 to 59 minutes

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 366
  • Male householders: 85 (34 living alone), Female householders: 71 (17 living alone)
  • 93 spouses (93 opposite-sex spouses), 3 unmarried partners, (3 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 78 children (78 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 0 foster children, 14 other relatives, 9 non-relatives

Size of family households: 59 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 5 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 51 1-person, 5 2-persons

45 married couples with children.
11 single-parent households (11 women).

97.3% of residents of 68637 zip code speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 3 (1.1%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

1.1%
Whole state:

7.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 75%Barbados
  • 25%Malaysia
Most common first ancestries reported in 68637
  • 69%German
  • 6%Czech
  • 5%Irish
  • 3%European
  • 1%French
  • 1%Norwegian
  • 1%American
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 12010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 2Before 1990

Zip code 68637 topographic map


Zip code 68637 marital status for males
Zip code 68637 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 11.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 15.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 44.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 34.1%Electricity
  • 11.8%Wood
  • 5.9%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 311. Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+19.6%).

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

  • This state: 279
  • Northeast: 8
  • Midwest: 58
  • South: 5
  • West: 10

72% of the 68637 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Nebraska.

88% of the 68637 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Ericson, NE (68637)

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:
Here:

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 57,957Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 48,837Sales and related occupations
  • 36,217Construction and extraction occupations
  • 34,253Personal care and service occupations
  • 21,259Management occupations
  • 16,850Office and administrative support occupations

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

  • Wholesale Trade: Livestock Merchant Wholesalers (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Recreational and Vacation Camps (except Campgrounds) (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Caterers (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-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 68637 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Harold481.0 years
Howard485.2 years
John476.5 years
Mary484.5 years
Albert372.3 years
Arthur358.3 years
Paul378.4 years
James276.5 years
Eleanor280.5 years
Ella284.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 68637 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Foster873.0 years
Bodyfield585.0 years
Watson478.2 years
Kasselder473.3 years
Vech476.7 years
Foulk383.3 years
Mckenzie392.3 years
Weber379.3 years
Haith370.7 years
Keezer269.5 years
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