Shelby, NE 68662 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68662: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelby, NE 68662

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • Single Family Addresses: 290
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.267, Longitude -97.435
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68662 has segments in 2 Counties (Butler, Polk).

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Shelby, NE 68662 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,181
Population in Households 1,181
Population in Familes 1,006
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 499
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 357
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 805 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 376 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 306 (38.0%)
Median Home Value $126,250
Average Home Value $175,465


Median Household Income $54,549
Average Household Income $73,882
Per Capita Income $31,217
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.82% -1.14%
Households -1.52% -0.98%
Families -1.61% -1.03%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.

Shelby, NE 68662 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68662 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 # 213 64th
Population Density1 # 206 65th
Diversity Index2 # 143 76th
Median Household Income # 183 69th
Per Capita Income # 118 80th

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