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ZIP Code 40873

Primary City:Wallins Creek, KY (View All Cities)
County: Harlan County
Timezone: Eastern (7:27am)
Area code: 606 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.80, -83.42
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40873

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40873. 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 40873. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40873, 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:
Wallins Creek, KY
Unacceptable:
Wallins

Stats and Demographics for the 40873 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40873 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 40873 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40873 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,390
Population Density 81 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,129
Median Home Value $58,600
Land Area 29.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 977
Median Household Income $30,880

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male67687383756863798990938379654331175
Female74765776725771747610611286856351351929
Total14114413015914712513415316519620516916412894663634

Gender

 Male 1,171 49%
 Female 1,219 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,352 98.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner22491261581791317027
Renter165048472316114
Total38991742052021478131

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 509 52%
 Single Guardian 189 19%
 Singles 250 26%
 Singles With Roommate 29 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 666 68%
 Households with Kids 311 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1113141317121214131410181120241512141820
Female1313201214151615169137171113151613195
Total2426342531272829292323252831373028273725

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40873 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 40873 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 40873 real estate data, the median home value of $58,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 40873 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 40873 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40873 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,390 100%
 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 298 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 464 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 215 19%
 Households Vacant 152 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 88 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 3%
 2 Bedroom 83 42%
 3+ Bedroom 109 55%
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 $30,880 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 40873 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, 40873 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 40873 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 536 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 209 12%
 No Earnings 1,038 58%
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 536 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 209 12%
 No Earnings 1,038 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 564 93.7%
 Public transportation 4 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 34 5.6%
 Worked at Home 0 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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 196 26%
 High School Graduate 416 54%
 Associate's degree 51 7%
 Bachelor's degree 24 3%
 Master's degree 23 3%
 Professional school degree 26 3%
 Doctorate degree 30 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 353 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 0.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 129 26.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40873

ZIP Code 40873 is in the Harlan County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40873.

Wallins Elementary School
993 Hwy 219
Wallins, KY 40873
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlan County School District

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