Dorchester, NE 68343 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68343: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dorchester, NE 68343

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pleasanthill, NE 68343

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • Single Family Addresses: 244
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Saline County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.649, Longitude -97.118
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68343 has segments in 2 Counties (Saline, Seward).

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Dorchester, NE 68343 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 995
Population in Households 994
Population in Familes 849
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 393
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $123,596
Average Home Value $162,500


Median Household Income $54,940
Average Household Income $65,598
Per Capita Income $25,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.48%
Households 0.37% 0.4%
Families 0.28% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   0.61%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dorchester, NE 68343 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68343 to the other 583 ZIP Codes in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 236 60th
Population Density1 # 224 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 113 81st
Median Household Income # 174 70th
Per Capita Income # 382 35th

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