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ZIP Code 40291

Primary City:Louisville, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Louisville
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Eastern (3:41am)
Area code: 502 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.13, -85.58
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40291

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40291. 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 40291. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40291, 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:
Fern Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 40291 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40291 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 40291 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40291 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,427
Population Density 1,616 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,948
Median Home Value $162,400
Land Area 21.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,124
Median Household Income $64,342

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2191,1751,1831,1031,0651,2031,2251,2341,2141,3191,2031,118949683492357203130
Female1,1251,1441,2211,1231,0731,2771,3151,2371,2861,4241,3681,2831,125822613422281213
Total2,3442,3192,4042,2262,1382,4802,5402,4712,5002,7432,5712,4012,0741,5051,105779484343

Gender

 Male 17,075 48%
 Female 18,352 52%
Gender

Race

 White 29,834 84.2%
 Black Or African American 3,658 10.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 81 0.2%
 Asian 432 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1%
 Other Race 604 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 791 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1101,3252,0212,4852,3061,428795221
Renter4281,1187355293451787030
Total5382,4432,7563,0142,6511,606865251

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,591 54%
 Single Guardian 2,314 16%
 Singles 3,363 24%
 Singles With Roommate 856 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,404 67%
 Households with Kids 4,720 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male237260219256224243221238249249240224243227232220252216183201
Female209228230224243248215210228242276252241210221240260222180191
Total446488449480467491436448477491516476484437453460512438363392

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40291 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 40291 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 40291 real estate data, the median home value of $162,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 40291. Rentals in 40291 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40291 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,407 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,229 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,462 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,433 23%
 Households Vacant 824 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 333 40.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 2.4%
 For Sale Only 225 27.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 5.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 7.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 144 17.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 53 2%
 1 Bedroom 678 20%
 2 Bedroom 1,590 48%
 3+ Bedroom 992 30%
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 $64,342 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 40291 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 40291 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,988 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,713 25%
 No Earnings 7,324 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 12,988 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,713 25%
 No Earnings 7,324 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,095 96.6%
 Public transportation 138 0.8%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 124 0.7%
 Worked at Home 331 1.9%
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 845 7.6%
 High School Graduate 6,120 55.1%
 Associate's degree 1,131 10.2%
 Bachelor's degree 2,138 19.2%
 Master's degree 676 6.1%
 Professional school degree 125 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 75 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,047 63.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,672 26.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 696 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40291

ZIP Code 40291 is in the Jefferson County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40291.

Fern Creek Elementary
8815 Ferndale Rd
Louisville, KY 40291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Bates Elementary
7601 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Wheeler Elementary
5700 Cynthia Dr
Louisville, KY 40291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Fern Creek Traditional High School
9115 Fern Creek Rd
Louisville, KY 40291
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
St Gabriel School
5503 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40291
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Valor Traditional Academy
11501 Schlatter Rd
Louisville, KY 40291
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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