Fairfield, NE 68938 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68938: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairfield, NE 68938

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Clay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.429, Longitude -98.11
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68938 has segments in 2 Counties (Clay, Nuckolls).

  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • PO Box Addresses: 73
  • Residential Addresses: 175
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 175

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

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Fairfield, NE 68938 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 572
Daytime Population: Workers 240
Daytime Population: Residents 277
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 517
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 572
Population in Familes 481
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $40,836
Average Household Income $62,344
Per Capita Income $25,723


Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $86,786
Average Home Value $115,212


Total Households 236
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 163
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 1.51% 0.42%
Households 1.69% 0.5%
Families 1.53% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   3.94%

Fairfield, NE 68938 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68938 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 # 356 39th
Population Density # 213 64th
Diversity Index # 220 62nd
Median Household Income # 529 10th
Per Capita Income # 444 24th

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