Shelton, NE 68876 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68876: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelton, NE 68876

Not Acceptable, USPS
Sharon, NE 68876

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Buffalo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.78, Longitude -98.73
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68876 has segments in 2 Counties (Buffalo, Hall).

  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • PO Box Addresses: 234
  • Residential Addresses: 392
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4
    • Single Family Addresses: 388

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

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Shelton, NE 68876 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,757
Daytime Population: Workers 306
Daytime Population: Residents 869
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,175
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 1,755
Population in Familes 1,510
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $53,994
Average Household Income $62,340
Per Capita Income $23,365


Total Housing Units 739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $125,885
Average Home Value $154,949


Total Households 658
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 477
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 1.65% 1.53%
Households 1.66% 1.5%
Families 1.44% 1.35%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Shelton, NE 68876 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68876 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 # 155 74th
Population Density # 180 69th
Diversity Index # 39 94th
Median Household Income # 236 60th
Per Capita Income # 525 11th

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