Platte Center, NE 68653 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68653: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Platte Center, NE 68653

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Platte County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.526, Longitude -97.482
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • PO Box Addresses: 138
  • Residential Addresses: 171
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 171

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

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Platte Center, NE 68653 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 833
Daytime Population: Workers 174
Daytime Population: Residents 399
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 573
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 832
Population in Familes 721
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $59,311
Average Household Income $70,544
Per Capita Income $27,790


Total Housing Units 351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $133,333
Average Home Value $220,864


Total Households 328
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 241
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 0.51% 0.43%
Households 0.6% 0.48%
Families 0.53% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Platte Center, NE 68653 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68653 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 # 281 52nd
Population Density # 234 60th
Diversity Index # 517 12th
Median Household Income # 144 76th
Per Capita Income # 333 43rd

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