Elgin, NE 68636 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68636: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elgin, NE 68636

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 51
  • Single Family Addresses: 292
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Antelope County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.96, Longitude -98.065
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68636 has segments in 2 Counties (Antelope, Boone).

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Elgin, NE 68636 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 865
Daytime Population: Workers 543
Daytime Population: Residents 391
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 934
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 865
Population in Familes 709
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $48,734
Average Household Income $60,473
Per Capita Income $27,475


Total Housing Units 478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 308 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $95,703
Average Home Value $151,299


Total Households 393
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 257
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 -2.37% -1.43%
Households -2.15% -1.31%
Families -2.47% -1.52%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Elgin, NE 68636 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68636 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 # 272 54th
Population Density # 373 37th
Diversity Index # 493 16th
Median Household Income # 366 38th
Per Capita Income # 353 40th

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