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ZIP Code 41855

Primary City:Thornton, KY (View All Cities)
County: Letcher County
Timezone: Eastern (11:32pm)
Area code: 606 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.19, -82.79
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 41855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 41855. 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 41855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 41855, 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:
Thornton, KY
Unacceptable:
Whitesburg

Stats and Demographics for the 41855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 41855 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 41855 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 41855 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 696
Population Density 78 people per sq mi
Housing Units 327
Median Home Value $66,000
Land Area 8.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 284
Median Household Income $40,074

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1525233119182813292724232527101020
Female181723262224192126302422231620574
Total3342465741424734555748454843301594

Gender

 Male 349 50%
 Female 347 50%
Gender

Race

 White 694 99.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42342424440171
Renter6161112121310
Total103953545653181

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 146 51%
 Single Guardian 50 18%
 Singles 79 28%
 Singles With Roommate 9 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 189 67%
 Households with Kids 95 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male40363772661745787364
Female55326133455355538465
Total95689810510116109101211157129

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 41855 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 41855 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 41855 real estate data, the median home value of $66,000 is low 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 41855. Rentals in 41855 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 41855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 696 100%
 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 86 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 127 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 71 22%
 Households Vacant 43 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 30 67%
 3+ Bedroom 15 33%
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 $40,074 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 41855 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, 41855 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 41855 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 100 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 92 20%
 No Earnings 261 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 100 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 92 20%
 No Earnings 261 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 139 100%
 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. 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 24 13%
 High School Graduate 96 53%
 Associate's degree 60 33%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 209 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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