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ZIP Code 40212

Primary City:Louisville, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Portland
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Eastern (1:15pm)
Area code: 502 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.27, -85.80
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40212. 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 40212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40212, 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 40212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40212 is located in north 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 40212 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40212 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,685
Population Density 4,654 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,481
Median Home Value $65,600
Land Area 3.80 sq mi
Water Area 2.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,839
Median Household Income $27,212

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6496607397445404624784854866567045714612782081539839
Female640626664714535567593602529687750662498371306220179131
Total1,2891,2861,4031,4581,0751,0291,0711,0871,0151,3431,4541,233959649514373277170

Gender

 Male 8,411 48%
 Female 9,274 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,532 36.9%
 Black Or African American 10,633 60.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.2%
 Asian 20 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 427 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4120037576485459636898
Renter23876174184555524212833
Total2799611,1161,6091,409838496131

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,666 24%
 Single Guardian 2,707 40%
 Singles 2,065 30%
 Singles With Roommate 401 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,453 65%
 Households with Kids 2,386 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male112128142117132121144131132163139133149155140157137185125135
Female146125120113130106133128129165141129114115132135158149140119
Total258253262230262227277259261328280262263270272292295334265254

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40212 has a slightly higher 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 40212 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 40212 real estate data, the median home value of $65,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 40212 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 40212 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,645 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 22 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,173 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,123 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,543 42%
 Households Vacant 1,642 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 697 42.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 39 2.4%
 For Sale Only 149 9.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 0.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 708 43.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 85 2%
 1 Bedroom 650 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,379 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,465 41%
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 $27,212 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 40212 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. ZIP code 40212 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 40212 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 3,818 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,674 26%
 No Earnings 6,452 46%
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 3,818 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,674 26%
 No Earnings 6,452 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,759 81.9%
 Public transportation 600 10.3%
 Taxicab 5 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 334 5.7%
 Worked at Home 111 1.9%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,316 26%
 High School Graduate 3,159 62%
 Associate's degree 274 5%
 Bachelor's degree 177 3%
 Master's degree 114 2%
 Professional school degree 68 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,629 85.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 178 4.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 447 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40212

ZIP Code 40212 is in the Jefferson County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40212.

Esl Newcomer Academy
4018 West Market St
Louisville, KY 40212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Atkinson Academy
2811 Duncan St
Louisville, KY 40212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Byck Elementary
2328 Cedar St
Louisville, KY 40212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Young Elementary
3526 West Muhammad Ali Blvd
Louisville, KY 40212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Portland Elementary
3410 Northwestern Parkway
Louisville, KY 40212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Western Middle School
2201 West Main St
Louisville, KY 40212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
The Academy @ Shawnee
4001 Herman St
Louisville, KY 40212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Portland Christian School - Portland Avenue Campus
2500 Portland Ave
Louisville, KY 40212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Northside Christian School
2214 Bank St
Louisville, KY 40212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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