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68855 Zip Code (Mason City, NE) Detailed Profile




City: Mason City, NE (0.25%)
County: Custer County, NE
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 438
Zip code population in 2010: 417
Zip code population in 2000: 454

Houses and condos: 223
Renter-occupied apartments: 50
% of renters here:

28%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 68855: 73.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 188.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 68855
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.2% ($1,057)
Nebraska:

1.6% ($2,787)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,375 (0.6%)

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Males: 207  (47.2%)
Females: 231  (52.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 68855:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 68855:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

Zip code 68855 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 68855 (2019)
    • 40296.4%White
    • 81.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 41.0%Two or more races
    • 20.5%Asian
    • 10.2%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $87,907
68855:

$87,907
Nebraska:

$172,700



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 68855 zip code as of January 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 68855 is 507 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.9 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 68855, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $36,389 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,389
State:

$60,572

Salary/wage: $36,585 (reported on 68.4% of returns)
Here:

$36,585
State:

$47,046
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.3% for AGIs below $25k, 66.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $363 (reported on 42.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$363
Nebraska:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Ordinary dividends: $667 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

$667
State:

$5,776

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,417 (reported on 31.6% of returns)
Here:

+$9,417
State:

+$16,171
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.4% for AGIs below $25k, 23.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$600 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

+$600
State:

+$9,897

Earned income credit: $2,025 (reported on 21.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,025
State:

$2,188
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 78.9%
Here:

79%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 77.8% for AGIs below $25k, 75.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 100.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 68855, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $19,185 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$19,185
State:

$44,271

Salary/wage: $21,333 (reported on 71.1% of returns)
Here:

$21,333
State:

$38,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $830 (reported on 54.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$830
Nebraska:

$1,759
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $414 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

$414
State:

$2,804

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,804 (reported on 32.4% of returns)
Here:

+$4,804
State:

+$7,887

Profit/loss from business: +$5,000 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,000
State:

+$7,743

Total tax: $2,009 (reported on 66.5% of returns)
68855:

$2,009
State:

$6,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $1,857 (reported on 20.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,857
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 87.9%
Here:

88%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 86.7% for AGIs below $10k, 89.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$49,886
Nebraska:

$63,229
Mason City, NE (68855) map Nearest zip codes: 68814, 68852, 68858, 68878, 68881, 68866.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.4%
Nebraska:

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

4.6%
Nebraska:

50.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 170


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 75 (43 now married, 31 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 68855 with a mortgage: 50
Houses without a mortgage: 84

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,361
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $380

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

17.3%
Whole state:

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

13.9%
Whole state:

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

6.4
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.0
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 68855: Gavin Siding (A), Mason City (B), Mason City Rescue Service (C), Mason City Rural Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 68855 include: First Eudell Church (A), Salem Church (B), American Missionary Fellowship (C), Saint Thomas Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Box Elder Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

    Creeks: West Box Elder Creek (A), Dutch Creek (B), East Box Elder Creek (C), Stoddard Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 82010 to 2013
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 131980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 141960 to 1969
  • 331950 to 1959
  • 111940 to 1949
  • 1111939 or earlier

Zip code 68855 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mason City, NE (68855)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mason City, NE (68855)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 512 bedrooms
  • 443 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mason City, NE (68855)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mason City, NE (68855)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 112 bedrooms
  • 313 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mason City, NE (68855) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mason City, NE (68855) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 391 vehicle
  • 432 vehicles
  • 243 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mason City, NE (68855) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mason City, NE (68855) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 281 vehicle
  • 112 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 68855 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 68855 household income distribution in 2019
  • 15Less than $10,000
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12$40,000 to $44,999
  • 5$45,000 to $49,999
  • 10$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$60,000 to $74,999
  • 35$75,000 to $99,999
  • 11$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1$150,000 to $199,999
  • 13$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68855

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68855
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 9$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 12$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 31$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68855

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68855
  • 2$200 to $249
  • 5$250 to $299
  • 7$350 to $399
  • 6$500 to $549
  • 24No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $600.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $58,818
  • Two or more races householders: $21,386

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $87,907
68855:

$87,907
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,736 - $219,268
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 68855
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 215
  • Mobile homes: 6

Unemployment: 5.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68855

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68855
  • 74.9%127Drove a car alone
  • 1.8%3Carpooled
  • 3.5%6Walked
  • 20.6%35Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68855

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68855
  • 6Less than 5 minutes
  • 235 to 9 minutes
  • 3710 to 14 minutes
  • 315 to 19 minutes
  • 925 to 29 minutes
  • 2530 to 34 minutes
  • 2245 to 59 minutes
  • 560 to 89 minutes
  • 490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 63.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 438
  • Male householders: 114 (45 living alone), Female householders: 70 (20 living alone)
  • 96 spouses (96 opposite-sex spouses), 14 unmarried partners, (14 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 137 children (124 natural, 10 adopted, 3 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 5 foster children, 0 other relatives, 3 non-relatives

Size of family households: 41 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 18 5-persons, 3 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 64 1-person, 4 2-persons

92 married couples with children.
30 single-parent households (4 men, 26 women).

99.5% of residents of 68855 zip code speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% not well).

Foreign born population: 8 (2.0%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

2.0%
Whole state:

7.4%
Most common first ancestries reported in 68855
  • 18%German
  • 13%English
  • 7%Northern European
  • 7%American
  • 5%Irish
  • 5%Polish
  • 5%African
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

Zip code 68855 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MASON CITY LANDFILL (NO ADDRESS in MASON CITY, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - REFUSE DISPOSAL
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
  • MASON CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL ( in MASON CITY, NE)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-210169001
  • MASON CITY FORMER USDA GRAIN BIN (STATE HIGHWAY 2 AND MAIN ST. in MASON CITY, NE)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
  • ZOERB, DALE (RR 1 BOX 11 in MASON CITY, NE)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 68855 marital status for males
Zip code 68855 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 46.4%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 8.4%Wood
  • 1.7%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 473.

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

  • This state: 373
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 11
  • South: 3
  • West: 38

80% of the 68855 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Nebraska.

100% of the 68855 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.

Year householders moved into unit in Mason City, NE (68855)

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: 1
Here:

28.5%
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 ($)
  • 56,176Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 51,898Management occupations
  • 50,324Transportation occupations
  • 35,238Production occupations
  • 34,974Sales and related occupations
  • 34,683Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

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

  • Finance and Insurance: Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (1-4: 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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of reported fires - 57 took place in 2005, and the least - 1 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 68855 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.7%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (23.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 68855
    • 21352.7%Outside Fires
    • 9423.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 8721.5%Structure Fires
    • 102.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 68855, Nebraska

Most common first names in zip code 68855 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John775.7 years
Frank584.2 years
James575.0 years
Carl578.6 years
Mary586.8 years
Ethel478.0 years
Richard488.7 years
Robert471.5 years
Kenneth374.3 years
William378.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 68855 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson573.6 years
Holm572.6 years
Trew578.0 years
Tondreau583.6 years
Burns474.0 years
Nelson486.0 years
Lovitt474.5 years
Moore478.0 years
Shoemaker482.2 years
Lamb387.0 years
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