Lexington, NE 68850 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68850: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lexington, NE 68850

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dawson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.781, Longitude -99.743
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 452
  • PO Box Addresses: 505
  • Residential Addresses: 4,032
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 329
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,703

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

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Lexington, NE 68850 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,618
Daytime Population: Workers 7,760
Daytime Population: Residents 6,199
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,959
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 12,481
Population in Familes 10,530
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $44,195
Average Household Income $55,624
Per Capita Income $18,156


Total Housing Units 4,594 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,586 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,500 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 508 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $95,287
Average Home Value $119,490


Total Households 4,086
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 2,948
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.11% -0.19%
Households 0.07% -0.23%
Families -0.08% -0.31%
Median Household Income   3.89%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Lexington, NE 68850 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68850 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 # 53 91st
Population Density # 113 81st
Diversity Index # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 462 21st
Per Capita Income # 567 3rd

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