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ZIP Code 40208

Primary City:Louisville, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Algonquin
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Eastern (11:07am)
Area code: 502 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.22, -85.76
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40208. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 40208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40208, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Louisville, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 40208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40208 is located in central Kentucky and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 40208 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40208 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,227
Population Density 5,376 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,246
Median Home Value $88,200
Land Area 2.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,336
Median Household Income $25,760

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 25

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3352992728521,47159945537733845740634630113794713332
Female3372962519381,338496375319321347396274207136100727574
Total6725955231,7902,8091,095830696659804802620508273194143108106

Gender

 Male 6,875 52%
 Female 6,352 48%
Gender

Race

 White 8,343 63.1%
 Black Or African American 3,890 29.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.4%
 Asian 215 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 192 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 525 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6715825239737421315667
Renter9779325746053931134513
Total1,0441,0908261,00276732620180

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 973 18%
 Single Guardian 1,162 22%
 Singles 2,279 43%
 Singles With Roommate 922 17%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,248 80%
 Households with Kids 1,088 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6667826070605151676050614655564774217458423
Female6784635256636666455544564947484761266516389
Total133151145112126123117117112115941179510210494135483974812

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40208 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 40208 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 40208 real estate data, the median home value of $88,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 40208 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 40208 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,098 84%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 1,983 15%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 146 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,195 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 489 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,652 58%
 Households Vacant 910 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 431 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Sale Only 105 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 309 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 318 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,387 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,462 35%
 3+ Bedroom 952 23%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $25,760 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 40208 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 40208 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 40208 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 40208 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,342 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,308 42%
 No Earnings 3,983 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,342 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,308 42%
 No Earnings 3,983 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,013 74.1%
 Public transportation 627 9.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 894 13.2%
 Worked at Home 229 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 741 19%
 High School Graduate 2,016 53%
 Associate's degree 155 4%
 Bachelor's degree 423 11%
 Master's degree 297 8%
 Professional school degree 126 3%
 Doctorate degree 72 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,606 80.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 85 4.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 305 15.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40208

ZIP Code 40208 is in the Jefferson County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40208.

Cochran Elementary
500 West Gaubert Ave
Louisville, KY 40208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Noe Middle School
121 West Lee St
Louisville, KY 40208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Mcferran Preparatory Academy
1900 South Seventh St
Louisville, KY 40208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Dupont Manual High School
120 West Lee St
Louisville, KY 40208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District

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