68847 Zip Code 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 2013: 16,312
Zip code population in 2010: 16,504
Zip code population in 2000: 14,384

Houses and condos: 7,427
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,437
% of renters here:

36%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 68847: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 93.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 174 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% ($2,139)
Nebraska:

1.8% ($2,438)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,214 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,030 (1.6%)

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Males: 8,115  (49.7%)
Females: 8,197  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 68847:

For population 15 years and over in 68847:

Zip code 68847 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 68847

  • Zip code 68847 races chart
    • 14,750White population
    • 130Black population
    • 34American Indian population
    • 133Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 16Some other race population
    • 169Two or more races population
    • 1,270Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 14,869
Rural population: 1,442

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $135,500
68847:

$135,500
Nebraska:

$132,700



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 44 registered sex offenders living in 68847 zip code as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 68847 to the number of sex offenders is 381 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

35.3 years
Nebraska median age:

36.3 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)

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 2013:
This zip code:

$48,949
Nebraska:

$51,440
Kearney, NE (68847) map Nearest zip codes: 68849, 68840, 68845, 68870, 68866, 68861.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.8%
Nebraska:

50.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.7%
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: 529
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,324


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 259 (184 now married, 75 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,634 (1,761 now married, 1,873 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 68847 with a mortgage: 2,722 (90 second mortgage, 355 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,694

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,301
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S457

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

10.9%
Whole state:

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

6.3%
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:

4.2
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

  • 622010 or later
  • 1,3312000 to 2009
  • 1,0861990 to 1999
  • 9211980 to 1989
  • 1,4771970 to 1979
  • 7381960 to 1969
  • 6971950 to 1959
  • 2671940 to 1949
  • 8481939 or earlier

Zip code 68847 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kearney, NE (68847)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 581 bedroom
  • 9712 bedrooms
  • 2,1263 bedrooms
  • 8554 bedrooms
  • 4065+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kearney, NE (68847)

  • 15no bedroom
  • 7491 bedroom
  • 9832 bedrooms
  • 5063 bedrooms
  • 1664 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Kearney, NE (68847) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 76no vehicle
  • 1,0551 vehicle
  • 1,9742 vehicles
  • 8703 vehicles
  • 2744 vehicles
  • 1675+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Kearney, NE (68847) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 254no vehicle
  • 1,0871 vehicle
  • 8132 vehicles
  • 1883 vehicles
  • 584 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $666.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $135,500
68847:

$135,500
Nebraska:

$132,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,900 - $179,900

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 2.4%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 89.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,040

Size of family households: 2,205 2-persons, 1,018 3-persons, 685 4-persons, 173 5-persons, 190 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,997 1-person, 399 2-persons, 138 3-persons, 35 4-persons

2,390 married couples with children.
1,141 single-parent households (193 men, 948 women).

93.1% of residents of 68847 zip code speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% very well, 15% well, 15% not well, 6% not at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% very well, 37% well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (29% very well, 71% not well).

Foreign born population: 671 (4.1%)
(36.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 37%Mexico
  • 13%India
  • 13%Guatemala
  • 10%Nepal
  • 7%England
  • 6%Other South Central Asia
  • 2%El Salvador

Most common first ancestries reported in 68847 (%)

  • 33%German
  • 15%Other groups
  • 8%Irish
  • 6%English
  • 5%American
  • 3%Swedish
  • 2%Czech

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1312010 or later
  • 1762000 to 2009
  • 2341990 to 1999
  • 163Before 1990

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 68847 not listed on the city page:

  • SPECIAL EDUCATION PRESCHOOL (Students: 59; Grades: PK - PK)
  • STONE PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 34; Grades: PK - 08)
  • PLEASANT HILL PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 18; Grades: PK - 08)
  • CENTER PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 15; Grades: PK - 08)
There are 248 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 68847.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 68847:

All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 68847

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 70%Utility gas
  • 27%Electricity
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 28,674. Population change in the 1990s: -14,290 (-49.8%).

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


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.

88% of the 68847 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% 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): 38
Here:

2.6%
Nebraska:

13.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 57
Here:

8.2%
Nebraska:

10.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 91
Here:

9.1%
Nebraska:

17.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 59,722Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 53,269Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 43,553Management occupations
  • 37,188Business and financial operations occupations
  • 35,813Production occupations
  • 35,386Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

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

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:

  • 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 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

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