Howells, NE 68641 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68641: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Howells, NE 68641

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 51
  • Single Family Addresses: 372
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Colfax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.726, Longitude -97.002
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68641 has segments in 3 Counties (Colfax, Cuming, Stanton).

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Howells, NE 68641 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 907
Daytime Population: Workers 269
Daytime Population: Residents 379
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 648
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 906
Population in Familes 767
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $55,571
Average Household Income $70,320
Per Capita Income $29,622


Total Housing Units 459 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $98,864
Average Home Value $151,887


Total Households 382
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 263
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 -1.5% -0.83%
Households -1.56% -0.85%
Families -1.71% -0.93%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Howells, NE 68641 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68641 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 # 261 56th
Population Density # 299 49th
Diversity Index # 384 35th
Median Household Income # 206 65th
Per Capita Income # 238 60th

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