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68847 Zip Code (Kearney, NE) Detailed Profile




Cities: Kearney, NE (7.60%), Glenwood, NE (1.65%)
Counties: Buffalo County, NE (95.64%), Kearney County, NE (4.36%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 16,879
Zip code population in 2010: 16,504
Zip code population in 2000: 14,384

Houses and condos: 7,516
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,723
% of renters here:

38%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 68847: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 93.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 180 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 68847
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.5% ($2,653)
Nebraska:

1.7% ($2,642)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,756 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,412 (1.6%)

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Males: 8,462  (50.1%)
Females: 8,416  (49.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 68847:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 68847:

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

Zip code 68847 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 68847 (2017)
    • 14,750102.5%White
    • 1,2708.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1691.2%Two or more races
    • 1300.9%Black
    • 1330.9%Asian
    • 340.2%American Indian
    • 160.1%Some other race
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 15,386
Rural population: 1,492

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $173,068
68847:

$173,068
Nebraska:

$155,800



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 51 registered sex offenders living in 68847 zip code as of September 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 68847 is 332 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

35.9 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 68847, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $50,546 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$50,546
State:

$60,572

Salary/wage: $40,642 (reported on 88.4% of returns)
Here:

$40,642
State:

$47,046
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 83.6% for AGIs below $25k, 84.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 33.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,174 (reported on 33.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,174
Nebraska:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,536 (reported on 20.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,536
State:

$5,776
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$14,330 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

+$14,330
State:

+$16,171
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 21.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,227 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$10,227
State:

+$9,897
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,209 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
68847:

$12,209
Nebraska:

$12,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $13,475 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
68847:

$13,475
Nebraska:

$18,457

Total itemized deductions: $19,771 (20% of AGI, reported on 27.1% of returns)
Here:

$19,771
State:

$23,343

Here:

19.6% of AGI
State:

18.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,160 (reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,160
State:

$4,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,873 (reported on 27.0% of returns)
68847:

$7,873
State:

$9,758
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,993 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,993
State:

$2,188
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 57.3%
Here:

57%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 49.5% for AGIs below $25k, 54.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 87.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 68847, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $39,245 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,245
State:

$44,271

Salary/wage: $34,300 (reported on 87.5% of returns)
Here:

$34,300
State:

$38,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 123.8% for AGIs below $10k, 81.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,767 (reported on 47.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,767
Nebraska:

$1,759
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,828 (reported on 25.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,828
State:

$2,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,819 (reported on 21.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,819
State:

+$7,887
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,888 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,888
State:

+$7,743
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,790 (reported on 3.5% of returns)
68847:

$2,790
Nebraska:

$2,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $8,000 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$8,000
Nebraska:

$12,366

Total itemized deductions: $16,712 (22% of AGI, reported on 27.8% of returns)
Here:

$16,712
State:

$18,692

Here:

21.9% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.4% for AGIs below $10k, 9.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,913 (4% of AGI, reported on 24.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,913
State:

$3,500

Here:

3.8% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,999 (reported on 77.3% of returns)
68847:

$4,999
State:

$6,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,541 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,541
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 60.0%
Here:

60%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 51.0% for AGIs below $10k, 59.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$55,234
Nebraska:

$59,970
Kearney, NE (68847) map Nearest zip codes: 68849, 68840, 68845, 68870, 68866, 68861.
Kearney Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.1%
Nebraska:

49.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.8%
Nebraska:

5.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 615
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,528


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 145 (98 now married, 46 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,795 (1,660 now married, 2,132 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 68847 with a mortgage: 2,619 (35 second mortgage, 183 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,786

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,319
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $501

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

14.1%
Whole state:

10.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 68847: Moo Feedlot (A), Lewis Feedlot (B), Buda (C), Kearney (D), Glenwood Park (E), Buffalo County Fairgrounds (F), Kearney Drive-In Theater (G), Buffalo Ridge Golf Course (H), Kearney Public Library (I), Buffalo County Courthouse (J), Buffalo County Sheriff Department (K), Kearney Volunteer Fire Department Training Site (L), Kearney Raceway Park Emergency Medical Services (M), Kearney Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (N), Kearney Police Department (O), Kearney Area Childrens Museum (P), Museum of Nebraska Art (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Hilltop Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 68847 include: Havens Chapel (A), Kearney Baptist Church (B), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Church of Christ (E), Prince of Peace Church (F), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (G), Open Bible Church (H), Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Prairie Center Cemetery (1), Saint Mary Cemetery (2), Kearney Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Creek (A), Whisky Slough (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 68847 include: Collins Park (1), Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Historical Marker (2), Great Platte River Road Historical Marker (3), Dryden Park (4), Southeast Park (5), Kearney Auto Raceway Park (6), Jaycees Park (7), Harvey Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 2342014 or later
  • 2062010 to 2013
  • 1,0152000 to 2009
  • 1,1071990 to 1999
  • 9671980 to 1989
  • 1,7941970 to 1979
  • 7901960 to 1969
  • 3831950 to 1959
  • 3211940 to 1949
  • 7291939 or earlier

Zip code 68847 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kearney, NE (68847)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kearney, NE (68847)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 6722 bedrooms
  • 2,0683 bedrooms
  • 1,1214 bedrooms
  • 6195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearney, NE (68847)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearney, NE (68847)
  • 9no bedroom
  • 7131 bedroom
  • 9552 bedrooms
  • 7373 bedrooms
  • 1734 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kearney, NE (68847) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kearney, NE (68847) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 169no vehicle
  • 8571 vehicle
  • 2,0792 vehicles
  • 9133 vehicles
  • 2724 vehicles
  • 1135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kearney, NE (68847) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kearney, NE (68847) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 194no vehicle
  • 1,3811 vehicle
  • 7112 vehicles
  • 3713 vehicles
  • 814 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 68847 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 68847 household income distribution in 2017
  • 425Less than $10,000
  • 341$10,000 to $14,999
  • 368$15,000 to $19,999
  • 406$20,000 to $24,999
  • 483$25,000 to $29,999
  • 276$30,000 to $34,999
  • 318$35,000 to $39,999
  • 261$40,000 to $44,999
  • 319$45,000 to $49,999
  • 744$50,000 to $59,999
  • 743$60,000 to $74,999
  • 979$75,000 to $99,999
  • 715$100,000 to $124,999
  • 218$125,000 to $149,999
  • 286$150,000 to $199,999
  • 171$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 68847

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 68847
  • 91Less than $10,000
  • 91$10,000 to $14,999
  • 30$15,000 to $19,999
  • 47$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 47$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 16$40,000 to $49,999
  • 81$50,000 to $59,999
  • 38$60,000 to $69,999
  • 53$70,000 to $79,999
  • 66$80,000 to $89,999
  • 85$90,000 to $99,999
  • 539$100,000 to $124,999
  • 592$125,000 to $149,999
  • 762$150,000 to $174,999
  • 232$175,000 to $199,999
  • 514$200,000 to $249,999
  • 385$250,000 to $299,999
  • 257$300,000 to $399,999
  • 83$400,000 to $499,999
  • 81$500,000 to $749,999
  • 41$750,000 to $999,999
  • 5$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 12$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 68847

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 68847
  • 76Less than $100
  • 39$150 to $199
  • 148$200 to $249
  • 69$250 to $299
  • 61$300 to $349
  • 109$350 to $399
  • 166$400 to $449
  • 98$450 to $499
  • 234$500 to $549
  • 167$550 to $599
  • 213$600 to $649
  • 228$650 to $699
  • 112$700 to $749
  • 297$750 to $799
  • 76$800 to $899
  • 115$900 to $999
  • 136$1,000 to $1,249
  • 84$1,250 to $1,499
  • 10$1,500 to $1,999
  • 21$3,000 to $3,499
  • 113No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $752.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $278,358.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $186,556
  • Asian householders: $183,858
  • Some other race householders: $166,842
  • Two or more races householders: $167,464
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $167,049

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $173,068
68847:

$173,068
Nebraska:

$155,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $125,197 - $239,379
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 68847
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,516
  • One, attached: 536
  • Two: 137
  • 3 or 4: 526
  • 5 to 9: 499
  • 10 to 19: 363
  • 20 to 49: 132
  • 50 or more: 121
  • Mobile homes: 660

Unemployment: 1.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68847

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68847
  • 82.4%7,715Drove a car alone
  • 10.3%965Carpooled
  • 0.5%43Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.9%81Motorcycle
  • 0.8%78Bicycle
  • 0.5%48Walked
  • 1.3%125Other means
  • 2.9%276Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68847

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68847
  • 406Less than 5 minutes
  • 3,0945 to 9 minutes
  • 3,14010 to 14 minutes
  • 1,10115 to 19 minutes
  • 27820 to 24 minutes
  • 10825 to 29 minutes
  • 25330 to 34 minutes
  • 10640 to 44 minutes
  • 40245 to 59 minutes
  • 11460 to 89 minutes
  • 5690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,583
  • In family households: 12,321 (1,848 male householders, 2,148 female householders)
    3,195 spouses, 3,973 children (3,680 natural, 119 adopted, 176 stepchildren), 231 grandchildren, 239 brothers or sisters, 46 parents, 190 other relatives, 396 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,281 (1,549 male householders (1,076 living alone)), 1,591 female householders (1,265 living alone)), 1,144 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 297 (256 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,794 2-persons, 875 3-persons, 666 4-persons, 355 5-persons, 231 6-persons, 75 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,342 1-person, 566 2-persons, 129 3-persons, 100 4-persons

2,500 married couples with children.
748 single-parent households (72 men, 676 women).

93.4% of residents of 68847 zip code speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% very well, 15% well, 17% not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% very well, 45% well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% very well, 61% not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (68% very well, 32% well).

Foreign born population: 562 (3.3%)
(47.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.3%
Whole state:

7.5%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 11%Thailand
  • 8%Lebanon
  • 8%El Salvador
  • 7%Japan
  • 5%Bangladesh
  • 4%Malaysia
  • 4%Bolivia
Most common first ancestries reported in 68847
  • 36%German
  • 7%American
  • 4%Irish
  • 4%English
  • 3%Danish
  • 2%Swedish
  • 2%Czech
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1302010 or later
  • 1162000 to 2009
  • 1811990 to 1999
  • 169Before 1990
There are 248 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 68847.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • COLEMAN POWERMATE INCORPORATED (4970 AIRPORT RD. in KEARNEY, NE)
    AIR MAJOR (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, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, EPCRA, -68847CLMNP125AI, 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
    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: MOTORS AND GENERATORS
    Business NAICS classification: MACHINE TOOL (METAL CUTTING TYPES) MANUFACTURING.; PUMP AND PUMPING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING.; PUMP AND PUMPING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING.; AIR AND GAS COMPRESSOR MANUFACTURING.; AIR AND GAS COMPRESSOR MANUFACTURING.; MOTOR AND GENERATOR MANUFACTURING.; MOTOR AND GENERATOR MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: POWERMATE CORPORATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , SALLY HIRCOCK EHS MGR (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , SALLY HIRCOCK EHS MANAGER (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , SALLY L. HIRCOCK, EHS MANAGER (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , THE COLEMAN COMPANY INC. (CONTACT/OWNER) , POWERMATE CORPORATION (CONTACT/OWNER) , POWERMATE HOLDINGS, INC. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: COLEMAN POWERMATE INC T901
  • EATON CORPORATION (4200 HWY. 30 E. in KEARNEY, NE)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    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, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, SUPERFUND, EPCRA, -68847TNCRP4200E, TRI REPORTER, -NE0206806, UIC
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    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: IRON AND STEEL FORGINGS; CARBURETORS, PISTONS, PISTON RINGS, AND VALVES; MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES
    Business NAICS classification: CARBURETOR, PISTON, PISTON RING, AND VALVE MANUFACTURING.; CARBURETOR, PISTON, PISTON RING, AND VALVE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: DANIEL L SAATHOFF, MANAGER (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , DANIEL L. SAATHOFF (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GARY A ELLIOTT (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: EATON CORP - KEARNEY
  • ANDERSON WRECKING COMPANY (1912 AVENUE M in KEARNEY, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-1998-0239, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: WRECKING AND DEMOLITION WORK; SCRAP AND WASTE MATERIALS
    Alternative names: ANDERSEN WRECKING CO
  • ACE EATON METALS (4740 E 39TH ST in KEARNEY, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, -12167-BHI-1530, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, -NEX000004218, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: STEEL PIPE AND TUBES; ALUMINUM EXTRUDED PRODUCTS
    Organizations: UNKNOWN (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ACE IRRIGATION AND MANUFACTUR, ACE IRRIGATION & MANUFACTURING
  • COASTAL MART INC 1302 (1324 2ND AVENUE in KEARNEY, NE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-2001-0101, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - -012198-99-0006, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, -0001000102, EPCRA
    Alternative names: VISTA STORE #3007
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (905 W 25TH ST in KEARNEY, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, REFUSE DISPOSAL, -012293-99-0000, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, -052997-99-0002, -060796-DB-1328, -060796-DB-1329, -060796-DB-1330, -060796-DB-1331, -060796-DB-1332, -15032-K-1137, -AP3435, -NED070129028, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, -, UIC
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: STEAM AND AIR-CONDITIONING SUPPLY
    Organizations: UNIV OF NE BOARD OF REGENTS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA - KEARNEY, UNK
  • FOOTE CONVENIENCE PLAZA (1810 HIGHWAY 30 E in KEARNEY, NE)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-07-2001-0060, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - -07138-BHI-1000, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, -NE0123943, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, -NEG080001, -NEG990001, -0001000112, EPCRA
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (10 E 31ST ST in KEARNEY, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, LEGAL SERVICES, -012898-99-0017, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, -072194-GW-1000, -072194-GW-1015, -NER000003046, 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
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HOSPITALS
    Organizations: GOOD SAMARITAN HEALTH SYSTEMS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GOOD SAMARITAN HEALTH SYSTEMS
  • CALDWELL MANUFACTURING CO (AIRPORT RD in KEARNEY, NE)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, EPCRA
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: STRUCTURAL STEEL ERECTION
    Business NAICS classification: FARM MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: CHIEF INDUSTRIES (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • YOUTH REHABILITATION AND TREATMENT CENTER (2802 WEST 30TH STREET in KEARNEY, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, -091093-CT-0925, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, -AP4056,
    Business SIC classification: SOCIAL SERVICES
    Alternative names: STATE OF NE YOUTH REHAB & TRTMT. CENTER, YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CTR, YOUTH REHABILITATION CENTER
  • CENTRAL CHEMICAL SERVICE INCORPORATED (2008 1ST AVE in KEARNEY, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM, UIC
    Business SIC classification: FARM SUPPLIES
    Alternative names: CENTRA CHEMICAL SERVICES INC, VERTREES, TIM (CENTRA CHEMICAL SERVICES)
  • DENNIS LARSEN DVM (2700 COUNTRY CLUB LN in KEARNEY, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: VETERINARY SERVICES FOR ANIMAL SPECIALTIES; REFUSE SYSTEMS
  • ALCO DISCOUNT STORE (1100 W 39TH ST in KEARNEY, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: MISCELLANEOUS RETAIL STORES

Zip code 68847 marital status for males
Zip code 68847 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 58.7%Utility gas
  • 36.4%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood

Population in 1990: 28,674.

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

  • This state: 12,361
  • Northeast: 241
  • Midwest: 1,677
  • South: 521
  • West: 1,440

47% of the 68847 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Nebraska.

83% of the 68847 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% 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, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Kearney, NE (68847)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 142
Here:

9.6%
Nebraska:

14.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 96
Here:

16.8%
Nebraska:

12.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 130
Here:

10.5%
Nebraska:

21.4%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 72,624Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 67,672Legal occupations
  • 61,446Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 60,993Business and financial operations occupations
  • 53,702Management occupations
  • 51,313Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (KEARNEY, NE):

  • CARLTON H. NOYES (RR 4; small business) : $3,242,712 in 17 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    Contracts for Wildhorse/Burro Control Services by Bureau of Land Management
    Signed by year: 2000: $260,000; 2001: $375,000; 2002: $1,285,040; 2003: $957,136; 2004: $875,606; 2005: -$510,070; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $832,040 with Bureau of Land Management for Wildhorse/Burro Control Services. Taking place in KS. Signed on 2002-12-15. Completion date: 2002-09-15.
    $797,136, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-18. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $793,320, same as above. Signed on 2004-12-15. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $301,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-04-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
  • CITIZENS TELECOMMUNICATIONS CO (2302 1ST AVENUE) : $1,254,129 in 18 contracts from 2001 to 2004
    Contracts for ADP Telecommunications and Transmission Services by Department of Defense, Defense Information Systems Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $1,214,462; 2002: $0; 2003: $34,949; 2004: $4,718; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $900,000 with Department of Defense for ADP Telecommunications and Transmission Services. Taking place in CT. Signed on 2001-12-31. Completion date: 2012-02-01.
    $228,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-31. Completion date: 2006-08-01.
    $56,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-31. Completion date: 2000-12-20.
    $12,030, same as above. Signed on 2001-09-30. Completion date: 2011-09-01.
  • FIBERVISION OF WASHINGTON LP (2605 2ND AV STE A; small business) : $188,679 in 7 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    Contracts for Telephone and/or Communications Services (includes Telegraph, Telex, and Cablevision Services) by Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $51,128; 2004: $62,171; 2005: $75,380; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $83,000 with Air Force for Telephone and/or Communications Services (includes Telegraph, Telex, and Cablevision Services). Taking place in WA. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $58,366, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $51,128, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $3,559, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • HEARTLAND SANDBLASTING INC (3990 IMPERIAL; small business)
    $41,950 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles. Signed on 2003-05-21. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • SERVICE PLUS LAWN AND TREE CAR (206 EAST 6TH ST; small business) : $16,090 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $3,637; 2003: $3,893; 2004: $4,153; 2005: $4,407; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $4,407 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2005-12-30. Completion date: 2006-12-31.
    $4,153, same as above. Signed on 2004-12-02. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
    $3,893, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-17. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
    $3,637, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-07. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
  • B & H INVESTMENTS INC (1800 2ND AVE; small business)
    $9,750 with Army for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2004-09-14. Completion date: 2004-08-19.
  • PLATTE VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS O (2215 AVENUE I; small business)
    $9,431 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Radio and Television Communication Equipment, Airborne. Signed on 2003-09-11. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • LAYNE CHRISTENSEN COMPANY (215 LANDON ST)
    $7,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Water Supply Facilities. Signed on 2001-08-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
  • MAID FOR A DAY CLEANING SERVIC (2900 GRAND AVENUE #29; small business) : $3,671 in 2 contracts in 2001
    $3,671 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2001-01-04. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2001-01-04. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
  • KEARNEY INVESTMENT CORP (110 2ND AVE; small business) : $3,600 in 2 contracts in 2006
    $3,120 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2006-05-19. Completion date: 2006-05-30.
    $480, same as above. Signed on 2006-06-16. Completion date: 2006-05-30.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 16, 10-19: 8, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Telemarketing Bureaus (500-999: 1, 50-99: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 5, 20-49: 6, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (100-249: 2, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (250-499: 1, 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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 206 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 96 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 179 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 20 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 68847 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11977.3 years
Mary11682.9 years
William8476.4 years
Charles7276.9 years
Robert6973.8 years
George6777.0 years
Helen6680.5 years
Ruth5983.4 years
Anna5687.1 years
James4975.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 68847 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8077.5 years
Peterson4576.6 years
Anderson4478.7 years
Smith3980.5 years
Miller3378.6 years
Nelson3075.0 years
Jones2381.0 years
Wilson2279.7 years
Brown2073.1 years
Taylor1978.0 years
Businesses in zip code 68847
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Arby's2McDonald's3
Ashley Furniture1Menards1
Baskin-Robbins1Microtel1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Best Western1New Balance4
Big O Tires1Nike4
Burger King1OfficeMax1
Caribou Coffee1Old Navy1
Carson Pirie Scott1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut2
Curves1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Dairy Queen3RadioShack1
Days Inn1Ramada1
Econo Lodge1Red Lobster1
Famous Footwear1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx5Ruby Tuesday1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Sears1
Gap1Subway2
H&R Block2Super 81
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn2True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul3
Jones New York2U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS9
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's2
MasterBrand Cabinets3
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