Elm Creek, NE 68836 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68836: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elm Creek, NE 68836

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Buffalo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.719, Longitude -99.374
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68836 has segments in 3 Counties (Buffalo, Dawson, Phelps).

  • Businesses Addresses: 54
  • PO Box Addresses: 351
  • Residential Addresses: 365
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 365

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

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Elm Creek, NE 68836 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,685
Population in Households 1,685
Population in Familes 1,407
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $57,100
Average Household Income $72,190
Per Capita Income $28,576


Total Housing Units 723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 500 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 167 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $129,442
Average Home Value $184,200


Total Households 667
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 468
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 0.94% 1.03%
Households 0.97% 1.03%
Families 0.81% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Elm Creek, NE 68836 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68836 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 # 163 72nd
Population Density # 196 67th
Diversity Index # 292 50th
Median Household Income # 189 68th
Per Capita Income # 316 46th

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