ZIP Code 68845 - Kearney Nebraska

ZIP Code 68845 is located in Kearney Nebraska. Portions of 68845 are also in Odessa and Glenwood and Blaine Township (Kearney County). 68845 is primarily within Buffalo County, with some portions in Kearney County and Phelps County. Regionally, it is located in the Lincoln-Hastings-Kearny Area.

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ZIP Code 68845 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameKearney
Primary CountyBuffalo County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)21,234
Area Code(s)308
Current Time

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68845 Demographics

68845 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 68845 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 68845 is White. The current unemployment level in 68845 is 2.1%.

Population Growth Rate-2.06%
Population Density182 People per Square Mile
Total Households7,100
Percentage High Income Households2.5%
Median Household Income (2021)$70,881
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$820,600
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)2.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 90.86%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 81.41%

68845 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American350.17%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

68845 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American170.4%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander120.28%

68845 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College7657.27%
Bachelor Degree2,90227.59%
High School Diploma2,27021.58%
No High School Diploma520.49%
GED or Alternate4404.18%
1 or More Years of College1,74316.57%
Associates Degree9208.75%
Masters Degree9499.02%
Professional Degree2001.9%
Doctorate Degree2792.65%

68845 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 68845
RegionLincoln-Hastings-Kearny Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaKearney, NE
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area117 Square Miles

68845 Politics

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68845 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion27e - Central Nebraska Loess Plains

68845 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11162535485863615038241537
Avg Max Temp (°F)35405062718287857765483762
Avg Precip (In.).49.581.952.354.053.73.492.872.051.511.22.5924.84

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