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ZIP Code 42001

Primary City:Paducah, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: McCracken
Timezone: Eastern (3:16am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.1, -88.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42001

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42001. 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 42001. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42001, 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:
Paducah, KY
Unacceptable:
Avondale, Barkley Regional Airport, Fremont, Hendron, Kentucky Oaks Mall, Lone Oak, Massac, Oakdale, Paducah Mall, Reidland, Saint Johns

Stats and Demographics for the 42001 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42001 is located in southwest 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 42001 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42001 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,960
Population Density 381 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,596
Median Home Value $142,600
Land Area 73.30 sq mi
Water Area 5.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,413
Median Household Income $48,113

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8528738878446718167948158089321,025966887650439344301232
Female8568388208627738738098399151,0701,1431,137957748577557517533
Total1,7081,7111,7071,7061,4441,6891,6031,6541,7232,0022,1682,1031,8441,3981,016901818765

Gender

 Male 13,136 47%
 Female 14,824 53%
Gender

Race

 White 22,988 82.2%
 Black Or African American 3,832 13.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.2%
 Asian 289 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 189 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 611 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner747021,1881,7071,8611,250972344
Renter4991,048706785545330224178
Total5731,7501,8942,4922,4061,5801,196522

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,665 46%
 Single Guardian 1,985 16%
 Singles 4,156 33%
 Singles With Roommate 607 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,932 72%
 Households with Kids 3,481 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male172189180171171174179176173188165166168200170196213149116132
Female178181160165173147186159173172183177138150172200177165148174
Total350370340336344321365335346360348343306350342396390314264306

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42001 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42001 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 42001 real estate data, the median home value of $142,600 is slightly less than average 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 42001. Rentals in 42001 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42001 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,584 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 43 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 283 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,127 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,971 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,315 32%
 Households Vacant 1,183 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 339 28.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 2.0%
 For Sale Only 231 19.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 81 6.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 457 38.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 103 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,002 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,946 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,023 25%
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 $48,113 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42001 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 42001 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 9,476 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,911 22%
 No Earnings 8,024 36%
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 9,476 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,911 22%
 No Earnings 8,024 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,602 93.8%
 Public transportation 54 0.4%
 Taxicab 23 0.2%
 Motorcycle 42 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 272 2.2%
 Worked at Home 378 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 784 9%
 High School Graduate 4,567 51%
 Associate's degree 657 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,784 20%
 Master's degree 660 7%
 Professional school degree 370 4%
 Doctorate degree 164 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,251 76.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 801 14.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 500 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42001

ZIP Code 42001 is in the Mccracken County School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42001.

Mccracken Regional Juv Det Center School
501 County Park Rd
Paducah, KY 42001
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mccracken County School District
Concord Elementary School
5184 Hinkleville Rd
Paducah, KY 42001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Lone Oak Elementary School
301 Cumberland Ave
Paducah, KY 42001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Lone Oak Middle School
300 Cumberland Ave
Paducah, KY 42001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Paducah Middle School
342 Lone Oak Rd
Paducah, KY 42001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Paducah Independent School District
Clark Elementary School
3401 Buckner Ln
Paducah, KY 42001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paducah Independent School District
Mcnabb Elementary School
2100 Park Ave
Paducah, KY 42001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paducah Independent School District
Paducah Head Start Preschool
300 Fountain Ave
Paducah, KY 42001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paducah Independent School District
Lone Oak High School
225 John East Robinson Ave
Paducah, KY 42001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mccracken County School District
Mccracken County High School
C/o McCracken Co Schools
Paducah, KY 42001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mccracken County School District
Paducah Area Technology Center
2400 Adams St
Paducah, KY 42001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Paducah Independent School District

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