Ericson, NE 68637 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68637: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ericson, NE 68637

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • Single Family Addresses: 117
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wheeler County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.799, Longitude -98.662
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68637 has segments in 3 Counties (Greeley, Valley, Wheeler).

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Ericson, NE 68637 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 259
Population in Households 259
Population in Familes 215
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 124
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (28.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (60.4%)
Median Home Value $97,368
Average Home Value $189,205


Median Household Income $39,805
Average Household Income $61,716
Per Capita Income $29,547
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.78% -0.63%
Households -0.75% -0.65%
Families -0.74% -0.72%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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.

Ericson, NE 68637 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68637 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 # 477 18th
Population Density1 # 513 12th
Diversity Index2 # 535 8th
Median Household Income # 510 13th
Per Capita Income # 183 69th

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