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ZIP Code 40243

Primary City:Louisville, KY (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Eastern (8:43am)
Area code: 502 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.24, -85.53
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40243. 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 40243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40243, 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:
Douglass Hills, Douglass Hls, Middletown, Woodland Hills, Woodland Hls

Stats and Demographics for the 40243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40243 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 40243 are primarily white. The number of seniors 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 40243 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,210
Population Density 2,545 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,912
Median Home Value $187,300
Land Area 4.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,595
Median Household Income $61,691

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male302308288290209261268302308337329323320252184154129173
Female228302305270226281271308335390404367397311223206261388
Total530610593560435542539610643727733690717563407360390561

Gender

 Male 4,737 46%
 Female 5,473 54%
Gender

Race

 White 9,104 89.2%
 Black Or African American 569 5.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.1%
 Asian 196 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 166 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 155 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31302483662721539379150
Renter9523117517513797147271
Total126533658837858636526421

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,196 48%
 Single Guardian 616 13%
 Singles 1,577 34%
 Singles With Roommate 206 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,385 74%
 Households with Kids 1,210 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6155666165616256645456675655676665553736
Female4737485760516757675247597869745352533841
Total108921141181251121291131311061031261341241411191171087577

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40243 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 40243 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 40243 real estate data, the median home value of $187,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 40243 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 40243 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,124 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 77 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,234 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,033 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,328 27%
 Households Vacant 317 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 95 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 104 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 4%
 1 Bedroom 341 28%
 2 Bedroom 579 48%
 3+ Bedroom 229 19%
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 $61,691 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 40243 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 40243 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 3,599 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,275 26%
 No Earnings 2,968 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 3,599 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,275 26%
 No Earnings 2,968 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,796 91.0%
 Public transportation 129 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 131 2.5%
 Worked at Home 199 3.8%
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 210 5%
 High School Graduate 1,490 39%
 Associate's degree 344 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,025 27%
 Master's degree 554 14%
 Professional school degree 95 2%
 Doctorate degree 133 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,156 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 386 24.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 40 2.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40243

ZIP Code 40243 is in the Jefferson County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40243.

Middletown Elementary
218 North Madison Ave
Louisville, KY 40243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Hite Elementary School
12408 Old Shelbyville Rd
Louisville, KY 40243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Crosby Middle School
303 Gatehouse Ln
Louisville, KY 40243
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Eastern High School
12400 Old Shelbyville Rd
Louisville, KY 40243
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Summit Academy of Greater Louisville
11508 Main St
Louisville, KY 40243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Middletown Christian Preschool & Kindergarten
500 N Watterson Trl
Louisville, KY 40243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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