Shelby, NE 68662 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68662: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelby, NE 68662

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.267, Longitude -97.435
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68662 has segments in 2 Counties (Butler, Polk).

  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • PO Box Addresses: 187
  • Residential Addresses: 306
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 306

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

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Shelby, NE 68662 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,152
Daytime Population: Workers 375
Daytime Population: Residents 483
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 858
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 1,152
Population in Familes 981
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $59,546
Average Household Income $79,928
Per Capita Income $32,401


Total Housing Units 597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 354 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $122,609
Average Home Value $174,153


Total Households 467
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 332
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 -1.12% -1.17%
Households -1.02% -1.09%
Families -1.19% -1.23%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Shelby, NE 68662 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68662 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 # 222 62nd
Population Density # 218 63rd
Diversity Index # 122 79th
Median Household Income # 139 76th
Per Capita Income # 136 77th

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