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ZIP Code 40831

Primary City:Harlan, KY (View All Cities)
County: Harlan County
Timezone: Eastern (4:20pm)
Area code: 606 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.8, -83.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40831

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40831. 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 40831. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40831, 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:
Harlan, KY
Acceptable:
Chevrolet, Smith

Stats and Demographics for the 40831 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40831 is located in southeast 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 40831 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40831 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,150
Population Density 100 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,320
Median Home Value $72,000
Land Area 51.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,079
Median Household Income $26,296

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male16916216518516011014716715614817517317611390525032
Female1741221671661471451321761751692012051971441207710598
Total343284332351307255279343331317376378373257210129155130

Gender

 Male 2,430 47%
 Female 2,720 53%
Gender

Race

 White 4,862 94.4%
 Black Or African American 165 3.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 46 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 57 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1810220123329519012948
Renter901331411481731055122
Total10823534238146829518070

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 899 43%
 Single Guardian 422 20%
 Singles 698 34%
 Singles With Roommate 60 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,427 69%
 Households with Kids 652 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3427374128253939312743322934413240363645
Female2442383617282528243529333040323926333636
Total5869757745536467556272655974737166697281

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40831 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 40831 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1940s. Looking at 40831 real estate data, the median home value of $72,000 is low 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 40831. Rentals in 40831 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40831 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,887 94.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 143 2.8%
 Other Institutional 21 0.4%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 99 1.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 577 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 639 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 863 37%
 Households Vacant 241 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 92 38.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 17 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 9.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 41.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 140 21%
 1 Bedroom 207 30%
 2 Bedroom 171 25%
 3+ Bedroom 164 24%
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 $26,296 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 40831 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 40831 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. More commuters in 40831 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,147 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 750 18%
 No Earnings 2,296 55%
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 1,147 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 750 18%
 No Earnings 2,296 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,518 93.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 103 6.3%
 Worked at Home 6 0.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 405 27%
 High School Graduate 697 46%
 Associate's degree 159 10%
 Bachelor's degree 120 8%
 Master's degree 122 8%
 Professional school degree 19 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 957 90.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 3.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 70 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40831

ZIP Code 40831 is in the Harlan Independent School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40831.

Harlan High School
420 East Central St
Harlan, KY 40831
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Harlan Independent School District
Harlan Elementary School
420 East Central St
Harlan, KY 40831
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlan Independent School District
Sunshine School
304 Surgener St
Harlan, KY 40831
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlan Independent School District
James A. Cawood Elementary
279 Ball Park Rd
Harlan, KY 40831
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlan County School District
Cumberland Tech - Harlan Campus
164 Ballpark Rd
Harlan, KY 40831
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harlan County School District
Kentucky Tech - Harlan Regional Tech Center
164 Ball Park Rd
Harlan, KY 40831
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harlan County School District

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