The U.S. ZIP Code 68516 is associated with Lincoln, NE in Lancaster County. The current population estimate is 45,587. The median household income is at $87,614, while an estimated 4% of the population in this ZIP is living below the poverty line. The ZIP Code 68516 has a median age of approximately 38.3 years, with 20.9% of residents aged 62 years and older. It is estimated that about 51.8% of residents in this Nebraska region hold a bachelor's degree or higher, while the per capita income is approximately $42,467.
The median household income in ZIP Code 68516 is $87,614, while the region's mean household income is $108,228. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $42,467. The per capita income in ZIP Code 68516 of $42,467 is approximately 31.47% more than the per capita income in Nebraska overall of $32,302. An estimated 3.7% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 61.05% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 22.2% of the population in 68516 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 16.8% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 2.0% of 68516 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||3.0%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||2.0%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||5.2%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||5.8%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||10.1%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||16.8%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||15.0%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||22.2%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||10.6%|
|$200,000 or more per year||9.2%|
In ZIP Code 68516, 97.6% of the population graduated high school, while 51.8% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 1.2% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 19.5% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 15.5% in this Lancaster County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||1.2%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||1.2%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||15.5%|
|Some college, no degree||19.1%|
|Graduate or professional degree||19.5%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 68516, 97.6% is one race, while 2.4% are two or more races. Approximately 4.0% of 68516 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 68516 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (92.2%), followed by Black or African American (4.2%) .
|Black or African American||4.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.4%|
|Some other race||1.2%|
In ZIP Code 68516, 92.1% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 2.1% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 3.2% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 2.1% of homes. Lastly, 0.4% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Lancaster County region.
|Other Indo-European languages||3.2%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||2.1%|
Residents of ZIP Code 68516 are older than average. The median age of 38.3 years in ZIP Code 68516 is approximately 0.52% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 74.2% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 20.9% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 13.6% of the population in 68516 falls in the age group 35 to 44 years, while an estimated 11.8% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.0% of 68516 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||6.6%|
|5 to 9 years||7.7%|
|10 to 14 years||7.1%|
|15 to 19 years||6.5%|
|20 to 24 years||6.3%|
|25 to 34 years||11.0%|
|35 to 44 years||13.6%|
|45 to 54 years||11.8%|
|55 to 59 years||6.0%|
|60 to 64 years||6.5%|
|65 to 74 years||10.1%|
|75 to 84 years||5.0%|
|85 years and over||2.0%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 68516 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 30.3% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 68516 is high blood pressure, as approximately 27.3% of adults 18 and older in this Lancaster County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|High blood pressure||27.3%|
|Coronary heart disease||4.6%|
|Chronic kidney disease||2.2%|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||6.5%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 68516 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 90.7% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 89.4% of those 18 and above in 68516 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 68516 include obesity (30.1% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (26.0% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||70.7%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||75.8%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||72.6%|
|Current access to health insurance||90.7%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||26.0%|
|No leisure-time physical activity||14.5%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 68516, an estimated 23.8% of homes were built between 1990 and 1999. Additionally, 19.7% of homes in the region were built between 2000 and 2009, while an estimated 0.6% of homes were built between 1940 and 1949 in this Lancaster County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||8.1%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||5.3%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||19.7%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||23.8%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||15.8%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||18.7%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||3.9%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||2.7%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||0.6%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||1.3%|
In 68516, 72.7% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 5.1% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 19.5 minutes. Approximately 29.2% of the employed population 16 years and over in 68516 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 10.9% work in retail trade. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.7% of 68516 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||0.7%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||4.9%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||10.7%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||8.9%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||29.2%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||7.2%|
|Other services, except public administration||4.9%|
Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 68516, debt collection have received the most complaints in 68516 in the past 12 months. Mortgage received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Lancaster County region was struggling to pay mortgage.
|Complaint Product||Number of Complaints*|
|Credit card or prepaid card||2|
|Checking or savings account||1|
|Credit reporting or credit repair services||1|
|Complaint Issue||Number of Complaints*|
|Struggling to pay mortgage||2|
|Took or threatened to take negative or legal action||2|
|Attempts to collect debt not owed||1|
|Closing an account||1|
|Getting a credit card||1|
The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 68516 of 9.57¢/kWh. This rate is about 10.89% less than the average rate in Nebraska, and approximately 38.81% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 68516 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.25 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 27.43% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 20.33% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 68516||9.57¢/kWh||10.91¢/kWh||7.12¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 68516||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|