Thurston, NE 68062 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68062: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thurston, NE 68062

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 70
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Thurston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.196, Longitude -96.683
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Thurston, NE 68062 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 310
Daytime Population: Workers 175
Daytime Population: Residents 141
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 316
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 310
Population in Familes 256
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $56,182
Average Household Income $69,150
Per Capita Income $26,768


Total Housing Units 125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $94,512
Average Home Value $125,263


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 83
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.32%
Households 0.47% 0.5%
Families 0.17% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Thurston, NE 68062 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68062 to the other 586 ZIP Codes in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 453 23rd
Population Density # 332 44th
Diversity Index # 261 56th
Median Household Income # 186 68th
Per Capita Income # 393 33rd

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