Wakefield, NE 68784 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68784: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wakefield, NE 68784

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 67
  • Single Family Addresses: 365
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dixon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.269, Longitude -96.867
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68784 has segments in 2 Counties (Dixon, Wayne).

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Wakefield, NE 68784 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,916
Population in Households 1,877
Population in Familes 1,541
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 713
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 487
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 808 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 472 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 241 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $79,227
Average Home Value $137,023


Median Household Income $40,312
Average Household Income $54,559
Per Capita Income $20,649
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.38%
Households -0.46% -0.37%
Families -0.58% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Wakefield, NE 68784 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68784 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 # 145 75th
Population Density1 # 151 74th
Diversity Index2 # 15 98th
Median Household Income # 498 15th
Per Capita Income # 549 6th

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