Holdrege, NE 68949 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68949: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Holdrege, NE 68949

Not Acceptable, USPS
Holdridge, NE 68949
Prairie, NE 68949
Sheridan, NE 68949

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Phelps County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.441, Longitude -99.37
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68949 has segments in 2 Counties (Harlan, Phelps).

  • Businesses Addresses: 381
  • PO Box Addresses: 108
  • Residential Addresses: 2,858
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 213
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,645

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

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Holdrege, NE 68949 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,802
Population in Households 6,577
Population in Familes 5,350
Population in Group Qrtrs 225
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $49,255
Average Household Income $64,984
Per Capita Income $27,153


Total Housing Units 3,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,861 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 953 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 296 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $123,596
Average Home Value $144,949


Total Households 2,814
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,808
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 0.18% 0.18%
Households 0.11% 0.13%
Families -0.05% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.39%

Holdrege, NE 68949 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68949 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 # 75 87th
Population Density # 139 76th
Diversity Index # 169 71st
Median Household Income # 384 35th
Per Capita Income # 388 34th

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