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ZIP Code 40517

Primary City:Lexington, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Gainesway
County: Fayette County
Timezone: Eastern (11:14pm)
Area code: 859 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.99, -84.49
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40517

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40517. 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 40517. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40517, 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 40517 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40517 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 40517 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40517 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,227
Population Density 5,705 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,748
Median Home Value $128,700
Land Area 6.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,121
Median Household Income $39,482

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4871,1659428701,9042,1361,5761,26793597792781062241527922313199
Female1,3101,0728589092,2192,1841,5621,0979431,1781,1231,001839615488383326355
Total2,7972,2371,8001,7794,1234,3203,1382,3641,8782,1552,0501,8111,4611,030767606457454

Gender

 Male 16,765 48%
 Female 18,462 52%
Gender

Race

 White 25,446 72.2%
 Black Or African American 6,513 18.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.2%
 Asian 843 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 913 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,415 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1601,0801,0961,3701,330811451102
Renter1,8993,2471,5051,318842447297166
Total2,0594,3272,6012,6882,1721,258748268

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,793 30%
 Single Guardian 3,501 22%
 Singles 5,918 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,909 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,655 72%
 Households with Kids 4,466 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male351255310278241221261221221185219190186162168167147181207258
Female260251279232249205212205201193183165172145172168158187224365
Total611506589510490426473426422378402355358307340335305368431623

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40517 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 40517 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 40517 real estate data, the median home value of $128,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 40517 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 40517 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40517 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,013 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 207 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 5,122 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,278 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,721 55%
 Households Vacant 1,627 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,050 65%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 2%
 For Sale Only 169 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 142 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 211 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 213 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,822 28%
 2 Bedroom 4,959 49%
 3+ Bedroom 2,216 22%
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 $39,482 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 40517 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 40517 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 12,579 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,405 30%
 No Earnings 6,947 25%
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 12,579 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,405 30%
 No Earnings 6,947 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,238 93%
 Public transportation 279 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 387 2%
 Worked at Home 570 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 911 9%
 High School Graduate 5,196 51%
 Associate's degree 913 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,205 22%
 Master's degree 680 7%
 Professional school degree 164 2%
 Doctorate degree 153 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,674 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 871 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,061 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40517

ZIP Code 40517 is in the Fayette County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40517.

Lansdowne Elementary School
336 Redding Rd
Lexington, KY 40517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Southern Elementary School
340 Wilson Downing Rd
Lexington, KY 40517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Tates Creek Elementary School
1113 Centre Parkway
Lexington, KY 40517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Tates Creek Middle School
1105 Centre Parkway
Lexington, KY 40517
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Southern Middle School
400 Wilson Downing Rd
Lexington, KY 40517
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Millcreek Elementary School
1212 Reva Ridge Way
Lexington, KY 40517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Tates Creek High School
1111 Centre Parkway
Lexington, KY 40517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fayette County School District
Blue Grass Baptist School
3743 Red River Dr
Lexington, KY 40517
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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