Sutton, NE 68979 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68979: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sutton, NE 68979

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bixby, NE 68979
School Creek, NE 68979

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Clay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.605, Longitude -97.861
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68979 has segments in 4 Counties (Clay, Fillmore, Hamilton, York).

  • Businesses Addresses: 96
  • PO Box Addresses: 360
  • Residential Addresses: 407
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 407

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

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Sutton, NE 68979 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,923
Daytime Population: Workers 874
Daytime Population: Residents 969
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,843
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 1,894
Population in Familes 1,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $53,442
Average Household Income $67,390
Per Capita Income $27,318


Total Housing Units 873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 574 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 202 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $117,347
Average Home Value $152,526


Total Households 776
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 536
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 -0.56% -0.55%
Households -0.49% -0.47%
Families -0.65% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Sutton, NE 68979 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68979 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 # 142 76th
Population Density # 226 62nd
Diversity Index # 78 87th
Median Household Income # 249 58th
Per Capita Income # 364 38th

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