Ruskin, NE 68974 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68974: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ruskin, NE 68974

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nuckolls County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.13, Longitude -97.877
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68974 has segments in 2 Counties (Nuckolls, Thayer).

  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • PO Box Addresses: 35
  • Residential Addresses: 55
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 55

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

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Ruskin, NE 68974 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 179
Daytime Population: Workers 78
Daytime Population: Residents 85
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 163
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 179
Population in Familes 146
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $34,453
Average Household Income $56,654
Per Capita Income $28,169


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $59,375
Average Home Value $104,286


Total Households 89
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 58
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 -0.38% -0.34%
Households -0.15% -0.45%
Families -0.47% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   3.91%

Ruskin, NE 68974 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68974 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 # 525 10th
Population Density # 413 30th
Diversity Index # 317 45th
Median Household Income # 574 2nd
Per Capita Income # 314 47th

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