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ZIP Code 40509

Primary City:Lexington, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Boone Creek
County: Fayette County
Timezone: Eastern (7:08am)
Area code: 859 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.99, -84.37
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40509

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40509. 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 40509. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40509, 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:
Lexington, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 40509 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40509 is located in east 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 40509 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40509 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,364
Population Density 787 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,131
Median Home Value $205,400
Land Area 41.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,708
Median Household Income $66,806

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3661,1989627699291,5461,5811,4221,2191,015879762628440275180125144
Female1,2951,1829387391,1891,7511,7051,4641,1901,144990883762552333260227320
Total2,6612,3801,9001,5082,1183,2973,2862,8862,4092,1591,8691,6451,390992608440352464

Gender

 Male 15,440 48%
 Female 16,924 52%
Gender

Race

 White 24,560 75.9%
 Black Or African American 4,662 14.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 71 0.2%
 Asian 1,518 4.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 768 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 768 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1501,8902,1401,6771,406792344107
Renter7051,652973784466222177223
Total8553,5423,1132,4611,8721,014521330

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,325 46%
 Single Guardian 2,060 15%
 Singles 4,103 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,220 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,229 67%
 Households with Kids 4,479 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male288256278275253237233238237237193192176164157163163134152126
Female271259264249279241233218211206198186166182164166145153111118
Total559515542524532478466456448443391378342346321329308287263244

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40509 has a slightly less than average 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 40509 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 40509 real estate data, the median home value of $205,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 40509. Rentals in 40509 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40509 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,264 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 89 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,248 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,258 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,202 34%
 Households Vacant 1,423 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 657 46.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 45 3.2%
 For Sale Only 320 22.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 198 13.9%
 For Migrant Workers 8 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 172 12.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 222 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,223 21%
 2 Bedroom 1,937 34%
 3+ Bedroom 2,340 41%
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 $66,806 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 40509 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. More commuters in 40509 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 13,095 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,863 26%
 No Earnings 6,129 23%
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 13,095 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,863 26%
 No Earnings 6,129 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,367 92.3%
 Public transportation 277 1.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 271 1.5%
 Worked at Home 823 4.6%
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 710 7%
 High School Graduate 3,787 35%
 Associate's degree 907 8%
 Bachelor's degree 3,379 31%
 Master's degree 1,171 11%
 Professional school degree 542 5%
 Doctorate degree 407 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,072 72.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,295 18.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 624 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40509

ZIP Code 40509 is in the Fayette County School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40509.

Ridge Hospital Alternative High School
3050 Rio Dosa Dr
Lexington, KY 40509
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fayette County School District
Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative
2200 Liberty Rd
Lexington, KY 40509
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fayette County School District
Ridge Hospital Alternative Elementary
3050 Rio Dosa Dr
Lexington, KY 40509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Edythe Jones Hayes Middle School
260 Richardson Place
Lexington, KY 40509
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Athens-Chilesburg Elementary
930 Jouett Creek Dr
Lexington, KY 40509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Liberty Elementary
2585 Liberty Rd
Lexington, KY 40509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Hayes Pre-School
260 Richardson Place
Lexington, KY 40509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Able
701 East Main St
Lexington, KY 40509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Eastside Technical Center
2208 Liberty Rd
Lexington, KY 40509
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fayette County School District
Martin Luther King Credit Recovery
2200 Liberty Rd
Lexington, KY 40509
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fayette County School District

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