Gibbon, NE 68840 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68840: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gibbon, NE 68840

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lowell, NE 68840
Newark, NE 68840

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 735
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Buffalo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.745, Longitude -98.842
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68840 has segments in 2 Counties (Buffalo, Kearney).

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Gibbon, NE 68840 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,126
Daytime Population: Workers 1,426
Daytime Population: Residents 1,636
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,062
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 3,104
Population in Familes 2,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $51,683
Average Household Income $63,290
Per Capita Income $23,438


Total Housing Units 1,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 806 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 347 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $148,485
Average Home Value $207,041


Total Households 1,153
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 839
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 1.25% 1.22%
Households 1.23% 1.22%
Families 1.05% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.64%

Gibbon, NE 68840 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68840 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 # 107 82nd
Population Density # 159 73rd
Diversity Index # 21 97th
Median Household Income # 302 49th
Per Capita Income # 522 11th

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