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ZIP Code 40215

Primary City:Louisville, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Jacobs
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Eastern (5:36am)
Area code: 502 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.19, -85.79
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40215

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40215. 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 40215. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40215, 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 40215 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40215 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 40215 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 40215 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,287
Population Density 5,942 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,085
Median Home Value $76,900
Land Area 3.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,786
Median Household Income $27,615

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male94386885385279078768665464183581462248327417616610470
Female925880789810841866821775726903842720491340279235215211
Total1,8681,7481,6421,6621,6311,6531,5071,4291,3671,7381,6561,342974614455401319281

Gender

 Male 10,618 48%
 Female 11,669 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,179 59.1%
 Black Or African American 7,110 31.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 89 0.4%
 Asian 352 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 750 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 786 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner894726631,045911469410194
Renter4121,12992498861227215343
Total5011,6011,5872,0331,523741563237

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,453 28%
 Single Guardian 2,910 33%
 Singles 2,759 31%
 Singles With Roommate 664 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,638 64%
 Households with Kids 3,148 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male188192185180174162161178193171173169171169159176169177171165
Female178200188164207177157171168180164160142143143155174163175172
Total366392373344381339318349361351337329313312302331343340346337

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40215 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 40215 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 40215 real estate data, the median home value of $76,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 40215 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 40215 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40215 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,129 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 141 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,042 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,211 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,533 45%
 Households Vacant 1,299 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 514 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 213 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 512 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 70 2%
 1 Bedroom 994 22%
 2 Bedroom 2,326 50%
 3+ Bedroom 1,218 26%
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 $27,615 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 40215 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 40215 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 40215 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 40215 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 5,725 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,402 26%
 No Earnings 6,668 40%
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 5,725 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,402 26%
 No Earnings 6,668 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,171 86.3%
 Public transportation 547 6.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 449 5.4%
 Worked at Home 126 1.5%
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 1,445 21.6%
 High School Graduate 4,363 65.2%
 Associate's degree 366 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 391 5.8%
 Master's degree 112 1.7%
 Professional school degree 9 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,316 80.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 241 4.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 786 14.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40215

ZIP Code 40215 is in the Jefferson County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40215.

Frayser Elementary
1230 Larchmont Ave
Louisville, KY 40215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Hazelwood Elementary School
1325 Bluegrass Ave
Louisville, KY 40215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Jacob Elementary
3701 East Wheatmore Dr
Louisville, KY 40215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Semple Elementary
724 Denmark St
Louisville, KY 40215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Frederick Law Olmsted Academy North
4530 Bellevue Ave
Louisville, KY 40215
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Iroquois High School
4615 Taylor Blvd
Louisville, KY 40215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District

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