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68653 Zip Code (Platte Center, NE) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 726
Zip code population in 2010: 783
Zip code population in 2000: 792

Houses and condos: 326
Renter-occupied apartments: 21
% of renters here:

7%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 68653: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 57.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 68653
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.1% ($1,424)
Nebraska:

1.6% ($2,787)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,365 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,473 (0.9%)

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Males: 419  (57.7%)
Females: 307  (42.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 68653:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 68653:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

Zip code 68653 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 68653 (2019)
    • 76497.6%White
    • 91.1%Two or more races
    • 70.9%Asian
    • 20.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 10.1%Black
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $128,930
68653:

$128,930
Nebraska:

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

44.1 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Nebraska:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 68653, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $53,753 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$53,753
State:

$60,572

Salary/wage: $39,676 (reported on 82.5% of returns)
Here:

$39,676
State:

$47,046
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.6% for AGIs below $25k, 78.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 34.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $794 (reported on 45.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$794
Nebraska:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,422 (reported on 22.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,422
State:

$5,776
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,263 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

+$3,263
State:

+$16,171

Profit/loss from business: +$3,200 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

+$3,200
State:

+$9,897

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,300 (reported on 5.0% of returns)
68653:

$12,300
Nebraska:

$12,804

Total itemized deductions: $19,783 (16% of AGI, reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$19,783
State:

$23,343

Here:

15.9% of AGI
State:

18.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $1,720 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,720
State:

$4,921

Taxes paid: $9,100 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
68653:

$9,100
State:

$9,758
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,040 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,040
State:

$2,188
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 77.5%
Here:

78%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 71.4% for AGIs below $25k, 77.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 68653, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,253 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,253
State:

$44,271

Salary/wage: $32,945 (reported on 82.5% of returns)
Here:

$32,945
State:

$38,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 86.6% for AGIs below $10k, 73.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 41.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,648 (reported on 61.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,648
Nebraska:

$1,759
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.3% for AGIs below $10k, 5.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,055 (reported on 29.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,055
State:

$2,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$289 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

+$289
State:

+$7,887
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -5.1% for AGIs below $10k, -1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,224 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

+$5,224
State:

+$7,743

IRA payment deduction: $2,933 (reported on 4.0% of returns)
68653:

$2,933
Nebraska:

$2,902

Total itemized deductions: $15,758 (19% of AGI, reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$15,758
State:

$18,692

Here:

19.2% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 38.9% for AGIs below $10k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 23.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,712 (2% of AGI, reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,712
State:

$3,500

Here:

2.3% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total tax: $5,138 (reported on 77.7% of returns)
68653:

$5,138
State:

$6,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 22.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,317 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,317
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 79.8%
Here:

80%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 80.0% for AGIs below $10k, 82.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 135.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$65,027
Nebraska:

$63,229
Platte Center, NE (68653) map Nearest zip codes: 68642, 68601, 68647, 68634, 68631, 68644.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.6%
Nebraska:

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

38.5%
Nebraska:

50.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 283


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 4 (2 now married, 1 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 75 (37 now married, 37 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 68653 with a mortgage: 88 (1 second mortgage, 1 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 180

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,079
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $449

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

5.9%
Whole state:

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

3.2%
Whole state:

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

7.1
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.7
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 68653: Platte Center (A), Platte Center Rescue (B), Platte Center Rural Fire District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 68653 include: Saint Anthonys Church (A), Zion Church (B), Saint Josephs Church (C), Grace Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Stretter Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Goedeken Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Creeks: Lost Creek (A), Elm Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 511990 to 1999
  • 301980 to 1989
  • 551970 to 1979
  • 151960 to 1969
  • 671950 to 1959
  • 141940 to 1949
  • 761939 or earlier

Zip code 68653 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Platte Center, NE (68653)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Platte Center, NE (68653)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 182 bedrooms
  • 1153 bedrooms
  • 914 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Platte Center, NE (68653)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Platte Center, NE (68653)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 162 bedrooms
  • 263 bedrooms
  • 14 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Platte Center, NE (68653) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Platte Center, NE (68653) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 27no vehicle
  • 281 vehicle
  • 722 vehicles
  • 633 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Platte Center, NE (68653) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Platte Center, NE (68653) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 162 vehicles
  • 53 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 68653 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 68653 household income distribution in 2019
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15$40,000 to $44,999
  • 35$50,000 to $59,999
  • 41$60,000 to $74,999
  • 43$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5$100,000 to $124,999
  • 27$125,000 to $149,999
  • 37$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68653

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68653
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 14$70,000 to $79,999
  • 33$80,000 to $89,999
  • 11$90,000 to $99,999
  • 53$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 24$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 29$200,000 to $249,999
  • 18$250,000 to $299,999
  • 29$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68653

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68653
  • 4$500 to $549
  • 2$600 to $649
  • 5$650 to $699
  • 5$750 to $799
  • 2$1,000 to $1,249

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,000.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $127,253

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $128,930
68653:

$128,930
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $97,769 - $224,499

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $147,008
Here:

$147,008
State:

$210,948

Mobile homes: $145,288
Here:

$145,288
State:

$46,228
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 68653
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 319
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 2

Unemployment: 0.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68653

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68653
  • 86.3%353Drove a car alone
  • 5.4%22Carpooled
  • 1.0%4Walked
  • 1.7%7Other means
  • 5.1%21Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68653

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68653
  • 22Less than 5 minutes
  • 695 to 9 minutes
  • 4810 to 14 minutes
  • 4515 to 19 minutes
  • 6320 to 24 minutes
  • 8925 to 29 minutes
  • 3130 to 34 minutes
  • 1145 to 59 minutes
  • 560 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 93.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 726
  • Male householders: 176 (20 living alone), Female householders: 111 (53 living alone)
  • 167 spouses (167 opposite-sex spouses), 16 unmarried partners, (16 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 237 children (215 natural, 4 adopted, 17 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 2 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 102 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 28 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 11 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 73 1-person, 11 2-persons, 2 3-persons

107 married couples with children.
64 single-parent households (62 men, 2 women).

99.3% of residents of 68653 zip code speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 10 (1.5%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

1.5%
Whole state:

7.4%
Most common first ancestries reported in 68653
  • 59%German
  • 11%Czech
  • 6%Polish
  • 5%Irish
  • 4%American
  • 3%Danish
  • 1%Scandinavian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 10Before 1990

Zip code 68653 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • FARM AND HOME COOPERATIVE (316 4TH STREET in PLATTE CENTER, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - REFUSE DISPOSAL, EPCRA, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
    Alternative names: TRI VALLEY COOPERATIVE
  • FARMERS COOP CO-PLATTE CENTER (MAIN ST in PLATTE CENTER, NE)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: OSTEN, RONALD
  • VIRG'S REPAIR (367 A STREET in PLATTE CENTER, NE)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: VIRGIL PILAKOWSKI (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 68653 marital status for males
Zip code 68653 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 76.7%Electricity
  • 13.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Other fuel
  • 2.9%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Wood

Population in 1990: 1,399.

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

  • This state: 666
  • Northeast: 1
  • Midwest: 27
  • South: 2
  • West: 16

77% of the 68653 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Nebraska.

98% of the 68653 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Platte Center, NE (68653)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

20.1%
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 ($)
  • 108,798Management occupations
  • 65,941Construction and extraction occupations
  • 58,340Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 56,627Production occupations
  • 53,733Sales and related occupations
  • 31,852Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

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

  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 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 68653 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John878.9 years
Henry775.7 years
Edward680.5 years
Emma588.0 years
Mary590.1 years
William577.2 years
George485.5 years
Joseph473.0 years
Elmer470.8 years
Frank490.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 68653 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mark979.2 years
Goering680.7 years
Janssen676.8 years
Gronenthal681.1 years
Arndt575.4 years
Jaixen476.2 years
Gehring484.0 years
Jazwick481.2 years
Hassebrook480.1 years
Liebig481.2 years
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