Palmer, NE 68864 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68864: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmer, NE 68864

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • Single Family Addresses: 306
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Merrick County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.17, Longitude -98.216
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68864 has segments in 3 Counties (Howard, Merrick, Nance).

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Palmer, NE 68864 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 976
Population in Households 939
Population in Familes 783
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 272
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 291 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $98,958
Average Home Value $156,615


Median Household Income $52,293
Average Household Income $60,392
Per Capita Income $24,404
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.37%
Households 0.77% 0.52%
Families 0.6% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Palmer, NE 68864 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68864 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 # 243 59th
Population Density1 # 327 44th
Diversity Index2 # 198 66th
Median Household Income # 236 60th
Per Capita Income # 468 20th

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