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

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Elm Creek, NE 68836 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,718
Daytime Population: Workers 437
Daytime Population: Residents 764
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,201
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 1,718
Population in Familes 1,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $55,848
Average Household Income $70,138
Per Capita Income $27,761


Total Housing Units 732 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 515 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $124,432
Average Home Value $159,417


Total Households 680
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 474
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 1.68% 1.54%
Households 1.72% 1.57%
Families 1.45% 1.4%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

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

The table below compares 68836 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 # 157 73rd
Population Density # 187 68th
Diversity Index # 283 52nd
Median Household Income # 199 66th
Per Capita Income # 336 43rd

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