The U.S. ZIP Code 68070 is associated with Weston, NE in Saunders County. The current population estimate is 757. It is estimated that about 18.4% of residents in this Nebraska region hold a bachelor's degree or higher, while the per capita income is approximately $29,355. Approximately 13% of the population lives below the poverty line, while the median househould income sits at $54,583. The median age in ZIP Code 68070 is approximately 50.9 years, and 23.2% of the region's residents are aged 62 years and older.
The median household income in ZIP Code 68070 is $54,583, while the region's mean household income is $68,318. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $29,355. The per capita income in ZIP Code 68070 of $29,355 is approximately 9.12% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $32,302. An estimated 13.1% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately37.89% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 18.5% of the population in 68070 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 16.6% earn $35,000 to $49,999 per year, and 0.0% of 68070 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||10.7%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||0.0%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||9.7%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||11.6%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||16.6%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||18.5%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||11.3%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||15.0%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||3.1%|
|$200,000 or more per year||3.4%|
In ZIP Code 68070, 94.9% of the population graduated high school, while 18.4% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 3.7% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 0.5% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 44.8% in this Saunders County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||3.7%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||1.4%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||44.8%|
|Some college, no degree||21.0%|
|Graduate or professional degree||0.5%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 68070, 98.0% is one race, while 2.0% are two or more races. Approximately 0.3% of 68070 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 68070 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (96.6%), followed by American Indian and Alaska Native (3.4%) .
|Black or African American||2.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||3.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.0%|
|Some other race||0.0%|
In ZIP Code 68070, 99.3% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 0.0% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.7% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes. Lastly, 0.0% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Saunders County region.
|Other Indo-European languages||0.7%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||0.0%|
Residents of ZIP Code 68070 are older than average. The median age of 50.9 years in ZIP Code 68070 is approximately 33.6% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 79.1% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 23.2% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 16.2% of the population in 68070 falls in the age group 55 to 59 years, while an estimated 13.1% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.7% of 68070 residents are aged 20 to 24 years.
|Under 5 years||3.6%|
|5 to 9 years||5.4%|
|10 to 14 years||5.3%|
|15 to 19 years||8.6%|
|20 to 24 years||1.7%|
|25 to 34 years||9.0%|
|35 to 44 years||11.0%|
|45 to 54 years||13.1%|
|55 to 59 years||16.2%|
|60 to 64 years||6.7%|
|65 to 74 years||12.8%|
|75 to 84 years||4.8%|
|85 years and over||1.8%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 68070 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 33.2% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 68070 is high blood pressure, as approximately 32.3% of adults 18 and older in this Saunders County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|Coronary heart disease||6.6%|
|Chronic kidney disease||2.7%|
|High blood pressure||32.3%|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||8.1%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 68070 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 89.5% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 86.1% of those 18 and above in 68070 list current access to health insurance, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 68070 include obesity (35.2% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (31.2% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||70.9%|
|Current access to health insurance||86.1%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||78.6%|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||73.1%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||31.2%|
|No leisure-time physical activity||29.8%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 68070, an estimated 54.2% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 10.6% of homes in the region were built between 2000 and 2009, while an estimated 0.0% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Saunders County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||7.3%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||0.0%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||10.6%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||1.4%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||6.1%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||7.5%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||9.8%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||1.4%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||1.7%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||54.2%|
In 68070, 59.3% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 7.2% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 32.6 minutes. Approximately 27.5% of the employed population 16 years and over in 68070 work in manufacturing, while an estimated 18.5% work in educational services, and health care and social assistance. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.8% of 68070 workers 16 years and over work in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||8.2%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||3.4%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||0.8%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||4.0%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||18.5%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||5.3%|
|Other services, except public administration||1.3%|
The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 68070 of 10.85¢/kWh. This rate is about 9.81% less than the average rate in Nebraska, and approximately 29.82% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 68070 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.2 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 26.21% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 21.09% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 68070||10.85¢/kWh||7.81¢/kWh||15.08¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 68070||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|