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68874 Zip Code (Sargent, NE) Detailed Profile




City: Sargent, NE (0.40%)
County: Custer County, NE
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 861
Zip code population in 2010: 956
Zip code population in 2000: 1,064

Houses and condos: 537
Renter-occupied apartments: 115
% of renters here:

29%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 68874: 74.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 267.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 3 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 68874
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.1% ($849)
Nebraska:

1.6% ($2,787)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $944 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $773 (0.9%)

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Males: 403  (46.8%)
Females: 458  (53.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 68874:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 68874:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

Zip code 68874 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 68874 (2019)
    • 92997.2%White
    • 121.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 60.6%Black
    • 50.5%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $79,946
68874:

$79,946
Nebraska:

$172,700



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 68874 zip code as of January 20, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 68874 is 1,003 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

51.8 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Nebraska:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 68874, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $44,378 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,378
State:

$60,572

Salary/wage: $29,963 (reported on 75.0% of returns)
Here:

$29,963
State:

$47,046
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.6% for AGIs below $25k, 77.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 95.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,222 (reported on 45.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,222
Nebraska:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,989 (reported on 22.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,989
State:

$5,776
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$35,464 (reported on 27.5% of returns)
Here:

+$35,464
State:

+$16,171
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 148.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,800 (reported on 25.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,800
State:

+$9,897
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $2,667 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
68874:

$2,667
Nebraska:

$12,804

Total itemized deductions: $20,433 (34% of AGI, reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$20,433
State:

$23,343

Here:

34.0% of AGI
State:

18.7% of AGI

Charity contributions: $2,500 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,500
State:

$4,921

Taxes paid: $3,667 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
68874:

$3,667
State:

$9,758

Earned income credit: $2,113 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,113
State:

$2,188
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 80.0%
Here:

80%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 72.2% for AGIs below $25k, 90.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 68874, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $24,263 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$24,263
State:

$44,271

Salary/wage: $22,930 (reported on 72.3% of returns)
Here:

$22,930
State:

$38,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.9% for AGIs below $10k, 60.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 37.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,584 (reported on 56.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,584
Nebraska:

$1,759
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.0% for AGIs below $10k, 8.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,225 (reported on 27.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,225
State:

$2,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,967 (reported on 35.1% of returns)
Here:

+$2,967
State:

+$7,887
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 7.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,178 (reported on 23.3% of returns)
Here:

+$3,178
State:

+$7,743
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,583 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
68874:

$3,583
Nebraska:

$2,902

Total itemized deductions: $14,762 (45% of AGI, reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,762
State:

$18,692

Here:

45.2% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,875 (5% of AGI, reported on 5.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,875
State:

$3,500

Here:

5.1% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI

Total tax: $2,323 (reported on 65.8% of returns)
68874:

$2,323
State:

$6,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,553 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,553
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 79.9%
Here:

80%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 75.8% for AGIs below $10k, 80.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$42,239
Nebraska:

$63,229
Sargent, NE (68874) map Nearest zip codes: 68828, 68881, 68879, 68814, 68822, 68837.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.2%
Nebraska:

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

5.1%
Nebraska:

50.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 30
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 363


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 10 (1 now married, 8 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 87 (45 now married, 41 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 68874 with a mortgage: 79 (5 second mortgage)
Houses without a mortgage: 201

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $910
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $405

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

16.0%
Whole state:

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

11.5%
Whole state:

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

6.5
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 68874: Antelope School (A), School Number 36 (B), Farmers Cooperative Elevator (C), Sargent Golden Acres RV Park (D), Sargent Feed and Grain Company Elevator (E), Sargent Volunteer Fire Department (F), Sargent Library (G), Sargent Ambulance Service (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 68874 include: Evangelical Free Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Peace Lutheran Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: West Union Cemetery (1), Walworth Cemetery (2), Somerford Cemetery (3), Round Valley Cemetery (4), Dry Valley Cemetery (5), Saint Marys Cemetery (6), Mount Hope Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Park in zip code 68874: Sargent Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 391980 to 1989
  • 631970 to 1979
  • 291960 to 1969
  • 391950 to 1959
  • 651940 to 1949
  • 2711939 or earlier

Zip code 68874 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sargent, NE (68874)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sargent, NE (68874)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 712 bedrooms
  • 1203 bedrooms
  • 564 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sargent, NE (68874)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sargent, NE (68874)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 542 bedrooms
  • 343 bedrooms
  • 184 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sargent, NE (68874) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sargent, NE (68874) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 17no vehicle
  • 471 vehicle
  • 892 vehicles
  • 613 vehicles
  • 604 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sargent, NE (68874) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sargent, NE (68874) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3no vehicle
  • 681 vehicle
  • 242 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

  • Zip code 68874 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 68874 household income distribution in 2019
  • 26Less than $10,000
  • 24$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 38$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 30$40,000 to $44,999
  • 4$45,000 to $49,999
  • 56$50,000 to $59,999
  • 20$60,000 to $74,999
  • 29$75,000 to $99,999
  • 27$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2$150,000 to $199,999
  • 12$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68874

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68874
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 30$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$40,000 to $49,999
  • 18$50,000 to $59,999
  • 18$60,000 to $69,999
  • 11$70,000 to $79,999
  • 10$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 28$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1$125,000 to $149,999
  • 12$150,000 to $174,999
  • 26$175,000 to $199,999
  • 22$200,000 to $249,999
  • 4$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68874

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68874
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 8$250 to $299
  • 16$300 to $349
  • 5$350 to $399
  • 21$400 to $449
  • 12$800 to $899
  • 41No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $840.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $58,972

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,946
68874:

$79,946
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,318 - $172,404

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $103,103
Here:

$103,103
State:

$210,948

Mobile homes: $57,701
Here:

$57,701
State:

$46,228
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 68874
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 496
  • One, attached: 3
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • Mobile homes: 30
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68874

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68874
  • 75.1%314Drove a car alone
  • 1.7%7Carpooled
  • 1.7%7Bicycle
  • 8.6%36Walked
  • 1.9%8Other means
  • 10.8%45Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68874

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68874
  • 51Less than 5 minutes
  • 1035 to 9 minutes
  • 4010 to 14 minutes
  • 2215 to 19 minutes
  • 3120 to 24 minutes
  • 1725 to 29 minutes
  • 6030 to 34 minutes
  • 1135 to 39 minutes
  • 340 to 44 minutes
  • 2245 to 59 minutes
  • 460 to 89 minutes
  • 790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 861
  • Male householders: 195 (55 living alone), Female householders: 197 (72 living alone)
  • 174 spouses (174 opposite-sex spouses), 23 unmarried partners, (23 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 204 children (196 natural, 0 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 59 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 8 non-relatives

Size of family households: 157 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 8 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 127 1-person, 12 2-persons

102 married couples with children.
49 single-parent households (16 men, 33 women).

94.7% of residents of 68874 zip code speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% very well, 28% well, 14% not at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% very well, 31% well).

Foreign born population: 12 (1.5%)
(16.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.5%
Whole state:

7.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 85%Costa Rica
  • 8%Honduras
Most common first ancestries reported in 68874
  • 16%Swedish
  • 15%German
  • 10%American
  • 7%English
  • 6%Irish
  • 4%Czech
  • 3%Eastern European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 62010 or later
  • 102000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 1Before 1990

Zip code 68874 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CUSTER FEED PRODUCTS INCORPORATED (400 EAST EDITH STREET in SARGENT, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: PREPARED FEEDS AND FEED INGREDIENTS FOR ANIMALS AND FOWLS, EXCEPT DOGS AND CATS

Zip code 68874 marital status for males
Zip code 68874 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 31.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Electricity
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 1,042. Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+2.1%).

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

  • This state: 671
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 57
  • South: 43
  • West: 65

65% of the 68874 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Nebraska.

89% of the 68874 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Sargent, NE (68874)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

7.7%
Nebraska:

14.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

17.2%
Nebraska:

12.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

14.2%
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 ($)
  • 59,038Education, training, and library occupations
  • 56,700Business and financial operations occupations
  • 44,310Transportation occupations
  • 44,005Construction and extraction occupations
  • 34,811Production occupations
  • 32,068Management occupations

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Finance and Insurance: Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (5-9: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (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

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 40 people in nursing homes
Most common first names in zip code 68874 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1776.8 years
Mary1385.4 years
Anna1184.0 years
James1174.0 years
John1078.5 years
Charles1076.6 years
Frank1082.0 years
George1079.5 years
Dorothy979.3 years
Florence884.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 68874 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1479.0 years
Amos1279.0 years
Slagle1078.1 years
Johnson981.9 years
Brass983.1 years
Nelson986.2 years
Penny781.0 years
Wells781.6 years
Grint686.5 years
Brim682.6 years
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