Palmer, NE 68864 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68864: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmer, NE 68864

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Merrick County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.17, Longitude -98.216
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68864 has segments in 3 Counties (Howard, Merrick, Nance).

  • Businesses Addresses: 37
  • PO Box Addresses: 108
  • Residential Addresses: 319
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 319

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

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Palmer, NE 68864 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 975
Population in Households 938
Population in Familes 784
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $55,118
Average Household Income $69,632
Per Capita Income $27,998


Total Housing Units 416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $140,833
Average Home Value $175,589


Total Households 383
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 270
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 0.68% 0.59%
Households 0.79% 0.67%
Families 0.65% 0.66%
Median Household Income   4.57%
Per Capita Income   4.33%

Palmer, NE 68864 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68864 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 # 246 58th
Population Density # 315 46th
Diversity Index # 214 64th
Median Household Income # 237 60th
Per Capita Income # 350 40th

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