Mason City, NE 68855 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68855: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mason City, NE 68855

Not Acceptable, USPS
Algernon, NE 68855

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Custer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.163, Longitude -99.31
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68855 has segments in 2 Counties (Buffalo, Custer).

  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • PO Box Addresses: 47
  • Residential Addresses: 123
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 123

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

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Mason City, NE 68855 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 425
Daytime Population: Workers 56
Daytime Population: Residents 180
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 236
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 425
Population in Familes 355
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $59,472
Average Household Income $76,052
Per Capita Income $32,747


Total Housing Units 240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $97,170
Average Home Value $185,526


Total Households 183
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 127
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 0.1% 0.09%
Households 0.23% 0.22%
Families 0.0% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Mason City, NE 68855 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68855 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 # 409 31st
Population Density # 519 12th
Diversity Index # 238 60th
Median Household Income # 141 76th
Per Capita Income # 125 79th

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