Amherst, NE 68812 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68812: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Amherst, NE 68812

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Buffalo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.873, Longitude -99.253
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • PO Box Addresses: 104
  • Residential Addresses: 234
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 234

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

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Amherst, NE 68812 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 874
Daytime Population: Workers 139
Daytime Population: Residents 413
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 552
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 874
Population in Familes 734
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $52,558
Average Household Income $71,843
Per Capita Income $28,935


Total Housing Units 368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 276 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $118,627
Average Home Value $172,554


Total Households 352
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 243
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 0.8% 0.83%
Households 0.81% 0.89%
Families 0.52% 0.81%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   4.0%

Amherst, NE 68812 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68812 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 # 269 54th
Population Density # 374 36th
Diversity Index # 325 44th
Median Household Income # 272 54th
Per Capita Income # 261 56th

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