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ZIP Code 40242

Primary City:Louisville, KY (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Eastern (9:11pm)
Area code: 502 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.28, -85.59
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40242

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40242. 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 40242. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40242, 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:
Briarwood, Langdon Place, Lyndon, Meadow Vale, Murray Hill, Old Brownsboro Place, Old Brownsbro, Plantation, Rolling Hills

Stats and Demographics for the 40242 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40242 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 40242 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 a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40242 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,930
Population Density 4,098 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,876
Median Home Value $178,500
Land Area 2.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,665
Median Household Income $63,429

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3412993493683554283773493083353673323072111911489664
Female319310326324356431340346331398431405401291221185175115
Total660609675692711859717695639733798737708502412333271179

Gender

 Male 5,225 48%
 Female 5,705 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,270 84.8%
 Black Or African American 931 8.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.2%
 Asian 237 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 218 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 245 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner37310478679731506375124
Renter189477262229138744511
Total226787740908869580420135

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,262 48%
 Single Guardian 663 14%
 Singles 1,410 30%
 Singles With Roommate 330 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,391 73%
 Households with Kids 1,274 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4783627459596361576266627683798989694260
Female5460726955725260716975626456796574515552
Total10114313414311413111512112813114112414013915815416312097112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40242 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 40242 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 40242 real estate data, the median home value of $178,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 40242 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 40242 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40242 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,776 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 51 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 90 0.8%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,263 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 977 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,425 29%
 Households Vacant 211 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 82 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 42 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 268 19%
 2 Bedroom 757 52%
 3+ Bedroom 421 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 $63,429 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 40242 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 40242 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 4,109 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,427 27%
 No Earnings 2,436 27%
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 4,109 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,427 27%
 No Earnings 2,436 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,522 94%
 Public transportation 56 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 125 2%
 Worked at Home 182 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 177 5%
 High School Graduate 1,349 38%
 Associate's degree 232 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,131 32%
 Master's degree 431 12%
 Professional school degree 135 4%
 Doctorate degree 71 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,391 63%
 Enrolled in Private School 613 28%
 Not Enrolled in School 194 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40242

ZIP Code 40242 is in the Jefferson County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40242.

Louisville Day Treatment
8711 Lagrange Rd Building B
Louisville, KY 40242
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Audubon Youth Development Center
8711 Lagrange Rd
Louisville, KY 40242
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Westport Middle School
8100 Westport Rd
Louisville, KY 40242
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Bowen Elementary
1601 Roosevelt Ave
Louisville, KY 40242
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Westport Tapp
8800 Westport Rd
Louisville, KY 40242
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Portland Christian School - Eastside Campus
8509 Westport Rd
Louisville, KY 40242
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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