Columbus, NE 68601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Columbus, NE 68601

Acceptable Alternative
Richland, NE 68601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Platte County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.449, Longitude -97.372
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68601 has segments in 4 Counties (Butler, Colfax, Platte, Polk).

  • Businesses Addresses: 872
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,984
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 969
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,015

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 68601 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 68601 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Columbus, NE 68601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 28,709
Population in Households 28,263
Population in Familes 23,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 446
Population Density2 109
Diversity Index3 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,252
Average Household Income $70,170
Per Capita Income $28,043

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,803 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,586 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 886 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $145,951
Average Home Value $181,565
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,389
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 7,623
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.3% 0.27%
Households 0.37% 0.3%
Families 0.22% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Columbus, NE 68601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68601 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 16 97th
Population Density # 87 85th
Diversity Index # 30 95th
Median Household Income # 256 56th
Per Capita Income # 347 41st

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