ZIP Code 68601 - Columbus Nebraska

ZIP Code 68601 is located in Columbus Nebraska. Portions of 68601 are also in Duncan and Lakeview and Richland and Columbus Township and Bismark Township (Platte County) and Butler Township and Shell Creek Township and Grand Prairie Township. 68601 is primarily within Platte County, with some portions in Colfax County and Polk County. Regionally, it is located in the Omaha Area.

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ZIP Code 68601 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameColumbus
Primary CountyPlatte County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)30,224
Area Code(s)402 / 531
Current Time
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68601 Demographics

68601 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Nebraska based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 68601 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 68601 is White. The current unemployment level in 68601 is 2.4%.

Population30,224
Population Growth Rate4.73%
Population Density116 People per Square Mile
Total Households10,880
Percentage High Income Households1.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$62,364
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$458,910
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)2.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 77.09%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 70.46%

68601 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White25,57877.09%
Black2430.73%
Hispanic7,02021.16%
Asian2500.75%
Native American870.26%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

68601 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White59471.57%
Black10.12%
Hispanic22927.59%
Asian10.12%
Native American20.24%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander30.36%

68601 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2,28114.11%
Bachelor Degree2,18113.5%
High School Diploma4,48127.73%
No High School Diploma2721.68%
GED or Alternate8745.41%
1 or More Years of College2,87017.76%
Associates Degree2,12313.14%
Masters Degree8805.45%
Professional Degree1330.82%
Doctorate Degree660.41%

68601 Geography

Coordinates41.45450592,-97.37618256
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 68601
RegionsOmaha Area
Lincoln-Hastings-Kearny Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaColumbus, NE
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area262 Square Miles

68601 Politics

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68601 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion27g - Platte River Valley

68601 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)12182839516165635341271639
Avg Max Temp (°F)31385063738488857764463461
Avg Precip (In.).54.722.022.814.394.193.553.222.692.011.55.7528.45

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