Sterling, NE 68443 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68443: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sterling, NE 68443

Acceptable Alternative
Saint Mary, NE 68443

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Johnson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.463, Longitude -96.38
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68443 has segments in 2 Counties (Johnson, Otoe).

  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • PO Box Addresses: 67
  • Residential Addresses: 347
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 347

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Sterling, NE 68443 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,345
Daytime Population: Workers 245
Daytime Population: Residents 618
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 863
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 1,345
Population in Familes 1,094
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $50,061
Average Household Income $65,983
Per Capita Income $26,835


Total Housing Units 593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 441 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $97,807
Average Home Value $166,667


Total Households 547
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 359
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 0.98% 0.03%
Households 1.03% 0.07%
Families 0.83% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Sterling, NE 68443 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68443 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 # 194 67th
Population Density # 330 44th
Diversity Index # 485 18th
Median Household Income # 340 42nd
Per Capita Income # 385 34th

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