ZIP Code 68847 - Kearney Nebraska

ZIP Code 68847 is located in Kearney Nebraska. Portions of 68847 are also in Glenwood and Newark Township and Blaine Township (Kearney County). 68847 is primarily within Buffalo County, with some portions in Kearney County. Regionally, it is located in the Lincoln-Hastings-Kearny Area.

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ZIP Code 68847 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameKearney
Primary CountyBuffalo County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)17,104
Area Code(s)308
Current Time

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68847 Demographics

68847 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 68847 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 68847 is White. The current unemployment level in 68847 is 2.1%.

Population Growth Rate0.93%
Population Density148 People per Square Mile
Total Households6,740
Percentage High Income Households1.4%
Median Household Income (2021)$62,027
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$385,990
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)2.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 85.98%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 76.99%

68847 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1160.68%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

68847 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American120.69%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander40.23%

68847 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College7888.16%
Bachelor Degree2,35924.42%
High School Diploma2,51126%
No High School Diploma1211.25%
GED or Alternate4144.29%
1 or More Years of College1,79418.57%
Associates Degree8038.31%
Masters Degree6356.57%
Professional Degree1041.08%
Doctorate Degree1301.35%

68847 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 68847
RegionLincoln-Hastings-Kearny Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaKearney, NE
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area116 Square Miles

68847 Politics

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68847 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

68847 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11162536485863615038241537
Avg Max Temp (°F)35415062728287857766483762
Avg Precip (In.).

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