Ashton, NE 68817 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68817: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashton, NE 68817

Not Acceptable, USPS
Schaupps, NE 68817

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • Single Family Addresses: 89
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sherman County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.303, Longitude -98.818
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68817 has segments in 2 Counties (Howard, Sherman).

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Ashton, NE 68817 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 382
Daytime Population: Workers 56
Daytime Population: Residents 172
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 228
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 365
Population in Familes 293
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $42,280
Average Household Income $60,317
Per Capita Income $27,849


Total Housing Units 216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $90,244
Average Home Value $137,148


Total Households 174
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 111
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 0.33% 0.16%
Households 0.49% 0.34%
Families 0.25% 0.18%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Ashton, NE 68817 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68817 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 # 428 27th
Population Density # 456 22nd
Diversity Index # 574 3rd
Median Household Income # 500 15th
Per Capita Income # 329 44th

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