Ashton, NE 68817 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68817: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashton, NE 68817

Not Acceptable, USPS
Schaupps, NE 68817

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sherman County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.303, Longitude -98.818
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • PO Box Addresses: 74
  • Residential Addresses: 87
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 87

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

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Ashton, NE 68817 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 368
Population in Households 350
Population in Familes 284
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 3


Median Household Income $43,423
Average Household Income $55,982
Per Capita Income $25,645


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $94,512
Average Home Value $147,519


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 106
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.39% -0.44%
Households -0.29% -0.36%
Families -0.56% -0.38%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Ashton, NE 68817 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68817 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 # 432 26th
Population Density # 456 22nd
Diversity Index # 573 2nd
Median Household Income # 491 16th
Per Capita Income # 466 21st

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