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ZIP Code 40849

Primary City:Lejunior, KY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Harlan County
Timezone: Eastern (9:12am)
Area code: 606 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.93, -83.18
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40849

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40849. 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 40849. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40849, 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:
Lejunior, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 40849 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40849 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 40849 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40849 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 352
Population Density 344 people per sq mi
Housing Units 163
Median Home Value $32,500
Land Area 1.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 135
Median Household Income $40,859

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

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


 Male 178 51%
 Female 174 49%


 White 348 99%
 Black Or African American 4 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 70 52%
 Single Guardian 29 21%
 Singles 31 23%
 Singles With Roommate 5 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 85 63%
 Households with Kids 50 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40849 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 40849 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 40849 real estate data, the median home value of $32,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 40849 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40849 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 352 100%
 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 33 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 66 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 36 22%
 Households Vacant 28 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 8 15%
 3+ Bedroom 47 85%
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 $40,859 is compared to the rest of the country.

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, 40849 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. The commute in 40849 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 63 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4 2%
 No Earnings 184 73%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 63 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4 2%
 No Earnings 184 73%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 67 100%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 17 15%
 High School Graduate 93 82%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 4 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 85 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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