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ZIP Code 40272

Primary City:Louisville, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Louisville
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Eastern (3:28pm)
Area code: 502 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.1, -85.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40272

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40272. 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 40272. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40272, 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:
Valley Station, Valley Statn
Unacceptable:
Kosmosdale

Stats and Demographics for the 40272 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40272 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 40272 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 parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40272 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,394
Population Density 1,096 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,277
Median Home Value $116,900
Land Area 34.11 sq mi
Water Area 2.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,240
Median Household Income $48,747

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2501,3401,3781,3081,1251,1931,1571,1531,1601,4241,4261,200913646514418344193
Female1,1741,2661,3061,1901,1031,2061,1601,2361,2151,3971,5631,2881,063779688649531438
Total2,4242,6062,6842,4982,2282,3992,3172,3892,3752,8212,9892,4881,9761,4251,2021,067875631

Gender

 Male 18,142 49%
 Female 19,252 51%
Gender

Race

 White 34,346 91.8%
 Black Or African American 1,531 4.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 135 0.4%
 Asian 240 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.1%
 Other Race 353 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 761 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1911,2171,7562,5282,2421,4801,208307
Renter300885709609350212139107
Total4912,1022,4653,1372,5921,6921,347414

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,994 49%
 Single Guardian 3,217 23%
 Singles 3,269 23%
 Singles With Roommate 760 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,239 65%
 Households with Kids 5,001 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male249247281261256252247295290272261280281284242260281262263247
Female235277222229249246247230294246254269279258247246232233232233
Total484524503490505498494525584518515549560542489506513495495480

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40272 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 40272 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 40272 real estate data, the median home value of $116,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 40272 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 40272 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40272 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,177 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 210 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,710 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,219 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,311 22%
 Households Vacant 1,037 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 352 33.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.5%
 For Sale Only 249 24.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 4.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 3.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 342 33.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 1%
 1 Bedroom 331 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,143 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,769 54%
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 $48,747 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 40272 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 40272 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. Most commuters in 40272 can expect to fall in that range. 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 12,244 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,636 22%
 No Earnings 10,730 36%
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 12,244 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,636 22%
 No Earnings 10,730 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,865 95.1%
 Public transportation 88 0.5%
 Taxicab 27 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 464 2.8%
 Worked at Home 234 1.4%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,969 16.3%
 High School Graduate 8,126 67.4%
 Associate's degree 702 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 812 6.7%
 Master's degree 373 3.1%
 Professional school degree 52 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,954 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 904 11.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 724 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40272

ZIP Code 40272 is in the Jefferson County School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40272.

The Phoenix School of Discovery
10200 Dixie Hwy
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Medora Elementary
11801 Deering Rd
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Wilkerson Elementary
5601 Johnsontown Rd
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Watson Lane Elementary
7201 Watson Ln
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Stonestreet Elementary
10007 Stonestreet Rd
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Dixie Elementary
10201 Casalanda Dr
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Frost Middle School
13700 Sandray Blvd
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Johnsontown Road Elementary
7201 Johnsontown Rd
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Layne Elementary
9831 East Ave
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Stuart Middle School
4601 Valley Station Rd
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Center at Riverport
7401 Riverport Dr
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Valley High School
10200 Dixie Hwy
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Beth Haven Christian School
5515 Johnsontown Rd
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Landmark Christian Academy
6502 Johnsontown Rd
Louisville, KY 40272
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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