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68938 Zip Code (Fairfield, NE) Detailed Profile




City: Fairfield, NE (1.23%)
County: Clay County, NE
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 482
Zip code population in 2010: 582
Zip code population in 2000: 694

Houses and condos: 281
Renter-occupied apartments: 33
% of renters here:

14%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 68938: 73.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 58.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 8 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 68938
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.6% ($1,529)
Nebraska:

1.6% ($2,787)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,222 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,738 (1.8%)

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Males: 254  (52.8%)
Females: 227  (47.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 68938:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 68938:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

Zip code 68938 compared to state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 68938 (2019)
    • 56597.1%White
    • 81.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 40.7%American Indian
    • 30.5%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Black
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $95,537
68938:

$95,537
Nebraska:

$172,700



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 68938 zip code as of May 27, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 68938 is 162 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

56.6 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
Nebraska:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 68938, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $52,054 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$52,054
State:

$60,572

Salary/wage: $34,091 (reported on 82.1% of returns)
Here:

$34,091
State:

$47,046
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.1% for AGIs below $25k, 82.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 29.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $825 (reported on 42.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$825
Nebraska:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,680 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,680
State:

$5,776

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$720 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

+$720
State:

+$16,171

Profit/loss from business: +$4,700 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

+$4,700
State:

+$9,897

Total itemized deductions: $20,425 (16% of AGI, reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$20,425
State:

$23,343

Here:

15.9% of AGI
State:

18.7% of AGI

Charity contributions: $2,700 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,700
State:

$4,921

Taxes paid: $6,240 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
68938:

$6,240
State:

$9,758

Earned income credit: $2,120 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,120
State:

$2,188
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 71.4%
Here:

71%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 60.0% for AGIs below $25k, 71.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 100.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 68938, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,740 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,740
State:

$44,271

Salary/wage: $27,524 (reported on 79.6% of returns)
Here:

$27,524
State:

$38,230
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.4% for AGIs below $10k, 67.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,563 (reported on 55.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,563
Nebraska:

$1,759
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $760 (reported on 26.3% of returns)
Here:

$760
State:

$2,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,667 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

+$4,667
State:

+$7,743

Profit/loss from farming: +$11,109 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here +$11,109
State -$1,077

IRA payment deduction: $3,400 (reported on 5.3% of returns)
68938:

$3,400
Nebraska:

$2,902

Total itemized deductions: $16,475 (27% of AGI, reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$16,475
State:

$18,692

Here:

26.7% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,720 (2% of AGI, reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,720
State:

$3,500

Here:

2.3% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI

Total tax: $3,980 (reported on 71.2% of returns)
68938:

$3,980
State:

$6,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,898 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,898
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 81.1%
Here:

81%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 74.1% for AGIs below $10k, 84.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$56,640
Nebraska:

$63,229
Fairfield, NE (68938) map Nearest zip codes: 68934, 68933, 68935, 68941, 68957, 68961.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

33.7%
Nebraska:

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

3.6%
Nebraska:

50.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 18
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 218


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 57 (27 now married, 29 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 68938 with a mortgage: 59 (1 second mortgage)
Houses without a mortgage: 146

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $946
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $539

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

12.2%
Whole state:

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

6.5%
Whole state:

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

6.9
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

4.3
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  • Notable locations in zip code 68938: Fairfield (A), Fairfield Volunteer Fire and Rescue (B), Fairfield Police Department (C), Fairfield Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Church in zip code 68938: Community Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemeteries: Fairfield Cemetery (1), Saint Aloysius Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Hoyt Reservoir (A), Lipovsky Reservoir (B), Nejezchleb Reservoir (C), Fisher Reservoir Number 1 (D), Skalka Reservoir (E), Harms-Skalka Reservoir (F), Lambie Reservoir (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: Oak Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 68938 include: Bulrush State Wildlife Management Area (1), Kissinger Basin State Wildlife Management Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 32000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 171980 to 1989
  • 441970 to 1979
  • 551960 to 1969
  • 51950 to 1959
  • 201940 to 1949
  • 1251939 or earlier

Zip code 68938 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fairfield, NE (68938)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fairfield, NE (68938)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 552 bedrooms
  • 963 bedrooms
  • 404 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield, NE (68938)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield, NE (68938)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 52 bedrooms
  • 143 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield, NE (68938) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield, NE (68938) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 571 vehicle
  • 672 vehicles
  • 543 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield, NE (68938) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield, NE (68938) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 141 vehicle
  • 102 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 68938 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 68938 household income distribution in 2019
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$40,000 to $44,999
  • 7$45,000 to $49,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 20$60,000 to $74,999
  • 35$75,000 to $99,999
  • 13$100,000 to $124,999
  • 15$125,000 to $149,999
  • 14$150,000 to $199,999
  • 17$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68938

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 68938
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 32$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1$90,000 to $99,999
  • 19$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 24$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1$175,000 to $199,999
  • 16$250,000 to $299,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68938

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 68938
  • 1$100 to $149
  • 3$250 to $299
  • 3$300 to $349
  • 5$350 to $399
  • 3$500 to $549
  • 4$550 to $599
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 3No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $639.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $174,301.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $93,172
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $19,696

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,537
68938:

$95,537
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,527 - $164,504

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $147,140
Here:

$147,140
State:

$210,948

Mobile homes: $28,155
Here:

$28,155
State:

$46,228
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 68938
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 259
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • Mobile homes: 6

Unemployment: 2.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68938

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 68938
  • 68.2%166Drove a car alone
  • 9.9%24Carpooled
  • 0.4%1Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.2%3Walked
  • 0.8%2Other means
  • 19.3%47Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68938

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 68938
  • 21Less than 5 minutes
  • 295 to 9 minutes
  • 2510 to 14 minutes
  • 1515 to 19 minutes
  • 820 to 24 minutes
  • 2425 to 29 minutes
  • 3630 to 34 minutes
  • 1335 to 39 minutes
  • 1445 to 59 minutes
  • 960 to 89 minutes
  • 190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 61.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 482
  • Male householders: 110 (56 living alone), Female householders: 126 (39 living alone)
  • 110 spouses (110 opposite-sex spouses), 10 unmarried partners, (10 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 97 children (90 natural, 4 adopted, 3 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 0 foster children, 3 other relatives, 22 non-relatives

Size of family households: 87 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 95 1-person, 10 2-persons, 1 4-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons

48 married couples with children.
15 single-parent households (3 men, 12 women).

99.4% of residents of 68938 zip code speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% very well, 33% well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.4%
Most common first ancestries reported in 68938
  • 33%German
  • 12%Czech
  • 11%English
  • 8%American
  • 5%Danish
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%Italian

Zip code 68938 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • FAIRFIELD NON STOCK COOP FERTILIZER ASSN (202 NORTH in FAIRFIELD, NE)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (Nebraska tracking) - EPCRA
    Alternative names: FAIRFIELD NON-STOCK CO-OP ASSN, HOINS, GORDON
  • AGP GRAIN COOPERATIVE (201 W 2ND ST in FAIRFIELD, 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: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
  • CLAY CO LEARN CTR/PRESCHOOL ( in FAIRFIELD, NE)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-000009016
    Organizations: EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT 09 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DEWEESE BIOFUELS LLC (ROAD 11 in FAIRFIELD, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS
  • FAIRFIELD LANDFILL (NO ADDRESS in FAIRFIELD, NE)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
  • FAIRFIELD FORMER CCC GRAIN STORAGE (D ST AND 2ND ST & 1ST & FAIRFIELD AVE in FAIRFIELD, NE)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)

Zip code 68938 marital status for males
Zip code 68938 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 43.5%Utility gas
  • 40.9%Electricity
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.5%Wood
  • 2.2%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 569. Population change in the 1990s: +125 (+22.0%).

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

  • This state: 316
  • Northeast: 16
  • Midwest: 75
  • South: 25
  • West: 48

71% of the 68938 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Nebraska.

92% of the 68938 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Fairfield, NE (68938)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

9.0%
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:
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

19.2%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 120,582Management occupations
  • 89,547Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 62,359Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 55,969Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 34,597Production occupations
  • 32,511Construction and extraction occupations

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

  • Finance and Insurance: Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Wholesale Trade: Flower, Nursery Stock, and Florists' Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): General Automotive Repair (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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 68938 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James772.7 years
Walter777.6 years
Mary684.8 years
Joseph580.2 years
Roy578.2 years
John485.3 years
William473.0 years
Ralph484.7 years
Edward389.3 years
Arthur378.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 68938 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ridgway768.2 years
Brodrick686.8 years
Glass673.6 years
Fowler575.2 years
Matticks587.2 years
Nejezchleb585.8 years
Wolfe582.2 years
Davis484.8 years
Jackson471.5 years
Hoins470.8 years
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