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ZIP Code 40840

Primary City:Helton, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (5:18pm)
Coordinates:36.94, -83.40
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40840

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40840. 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 40840. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40840, 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:
Helton, KY
Acceptable:
Harlan

Stats and Demographics for the 40840 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40840 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 40840 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 slightly less than average. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40840 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 312
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 117
Median Home Value $153,700
Land Area 17.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 110
Median Household Income $74,306

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male121213115107111681010586220
Female81414179127201567112133600
Total2026272814221431311417217219820

Gender

 Male 148 47%
 Female 164 53%
Gender

Race

 White 308 98.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2102215201570
Renter34640200
Total5142819201770

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 67 61%
 Single Guardian 18 16%
 Singles 21 19%
 Singles With Roommate 4 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 59 54%
 Households with Kids 51 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male41512314223314222230
Female01522153304226534232
Total4210344675275310756462

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40840 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 40840 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 40840 real estate data, the median home value of $153,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 40840. Rentals in 40840 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40840 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 312 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 27 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 64 55%
 Renter Occupied Households 19 16%
 Households Vacant 7 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 14%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 20 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $74,306 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 40840 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 40840 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. In 40840 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 13%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 17%
 No Earnings 176 69%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 13%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 17%
 No Earnings 176 69%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 34 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 34 30%
 High School Graduate 49 43%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 31 27%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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