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ZIP Code 40218

Primary City:Louisville, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Louisville
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Eastern (2:58am)
Area code: 502 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.19, -85.66
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40218. 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 40218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40218, 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
Acceptable:
Buechel, Watterson Park, Watterson Pk
Unacceptable:
West Buechel

Stats and Demographics for the 40218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40218 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 40218 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40218 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,658
Population Density 3,253 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,695
Median Home Value $122,600
Land Area 9.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,533
Median Household Income $33,906

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2471,0221,1101,0521,1311,2551,1871,0169341,0331,052919678396333270231192
Female1,1421,0659969971,2241,3481,1481,0599791,2561,177982862564478455408460
Total2,3892,0872,1062,0492,3552,6032,3352,0751,9132,2892,2291,9011,540960811725639652

Gender

 Male 15,058 48%
 Female 16,600 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,270 51.4%
 Black Or African American 12,438 39.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 57 0.2%
 Asian 731 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1%
 Other Race 1,040 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,104 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1459311,0771,5121,484868750294
Renter7581,6651,2741,247864333200131
Total9032,5962,3512,7592,3481,201950425

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,311 32%
 Single Guardian 3,412 25%
 Singles 4,863 36%
 Singles With Roommate 947 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,333 69%
 Households with Kids 4,200 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male246263236247201219184202216224221221225219215200221218198214
Female216229247229210221248185201200213186199198195189214213186236
Total462492483476411440432387417424434407424417410389435431384450

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40218 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 40218 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 40218 real estate data, the median home value of $122,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 40218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 40218 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,166 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 134 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 266 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 92 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,229 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,832 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,472 44%
 Households Vacant 1,162 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 641 55.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 2.3%
 For Sale Only 227 19.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 5.1%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 167 14.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 218 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,705 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,430 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,743 29%
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 $33,906 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 40218 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 40218 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 9,556 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,812 25%
 No Earnings 7,982 34%
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 9,556 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,812 25%
 No Earnings 7,982 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,666 92.1%
 Public transportation 356 2.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 413 3.0%
 Worked at Home 290 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,095 12%
 High School Graduate 5,007 55%
 Associate's degree 658 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,719 19%
 Master's degree 531 6%
 Professional school degree 97 1%
 Doctorate degree 80 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,916 69.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 911 16.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 829 14.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40218

ZIP Code 40218 is in the Jefferson County School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40218.

Boys Haven
2301 Goldsmith Ln
Louisville, KY 40218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Brooklawn
3121 Brooklawn Campus Dr
Louisville, KY 40218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Home/Hospital
3332 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY 40218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Newburg Middle School
4901 Exeter Ave
Louisville, KY 40218
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Watterson Elementary
3900 Breckenridge Ln
Louisville, KY 40218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Price Elementary
5001 Garden Green Way
Louisville, KY 40218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Klondike Elementary
3807 Klondike Ln
Louisville, KY 40218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Myers Middle School
3741 Pulliam Dr
Louisville, KY 40218
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Buechel Metropolitan High School
1960 Bashford Manor Ln
Louisville, KY 40218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
St Martha Elementary School
2825 Klondike Ln
Louisville, KY 40218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Nur Islamic School of Louisville
6500 Six Mile Ln
Louisville, KY 40218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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