Dakota City, NE 68731 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68731: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dakota City, NE 68731

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dakota County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.411, Longitude -96.418
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 72
  • PO Box Addresses: 507
  • Residential Addresses: 479
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 479

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

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Dakota City, NE 68731 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,029
Daytime Population: Workers 4,745
Daytime Population: Residents 1,437
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,182
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.04
Population in Households 2,985
Population in Familes 2,558
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density2 88
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $53,974
Average Household Income $66,064
Per Capita Income $23,036


Total Housing Units 1,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 771 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $117,803
Average Home Value $137,873


Total Households 1,045
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 785
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 0.2% 0.18%
Households 0.16% 0.15%
Families 0.02% 0.05%
Median Household Income   3.56%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Dakota City, NE 68731 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68731 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 # 108 82nd
Population Density # 93 84th
Diversity Index # 14 98th
Median Household Income # 238 60th
Per Capita Income # 530 10th

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