Elwood, NE 68937 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68937: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elwood, NE 68937

Acceptable Alternative
Johnson Lake, NE 68937

Not Acceptable, USPS
Johnson LK, NE 68937

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Gosper County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.558, Longitude -99.856
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68937 has segments in 2 Counties (Dawson, Gosper).

  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • PO Box Addresses: 206
  • Residential Addresses: 640
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 640

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

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Elwood, NE 68937 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,689
Daytime Population: Workers 638
Daytime Population: Residents 794
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,432
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,650
Population in Familes 1,367
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $49,531
Average Household Income $66,482
Per Capita Income $28,486


Total Housing Units 1,203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 550 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 487 (40.5%)
Median Home Value $121,269
Average Home Value $164,000


Total Households 716
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 489
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 0.04% -0.14%
Households 0.08% -0.14%
Families -0.08% -0.25%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.77%

Elwood, NE 68937 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68937 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 # 161 73rd
Population Density # 382 36th
Diversity Index # 291 51st
Median Household Income # 354 40th
Per Capita Income # 297 49th

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