Farwell, NE 68838 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68838: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Farwell, NE 68838

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Howard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.227, Longitude -98.673
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 51
  • Residential Addresses: 77
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 77

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

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Farwell, NE 68838 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 274
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $44,974
Average Household Income $57,738
Per Capita Income $23,812


Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $163,889


Total Households 113
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 75
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 0.04% 0.07%
Households 0.11% 0.35%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.78%
Per Capita Income   4.31%

Farwell, NE 68838 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68838 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 # 468 20th
Population Density # 364 38th
Diversity Index # 429 28th
Median Household Income # 460 22nd
Per Capita Income # 525 10th

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