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ZIP Code 42003

Primary City:Paducah, KY (View All Cities)
County: Mccracken County
Timezone: Eastern (1:15pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.0, -88.6
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42003. 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 42003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42003, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 42003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42003 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 42003 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42003 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,683
Population Density 426 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,991
Median Home Value $98,900
Land Area 69.61 sq mi
Water Area 3.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,634
Median Household Income $37,621

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8979939228737968979169189541,1221,1231,118850670480355264202
Female8719209348587688919179059151,1101,1371,097991892588566465508
Total1,7681,9131,8561,7311,5641,7881,8331,8231,8692,2322,2602,2151,8411,5621,068921729710

Gender

 Male 14,350 48%
 Female 15,333 52%
Gender

Race

 White 25,252 85.1%
 Black Or African American 3,193 10.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 85 0.3%
 Asian 214 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 268 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 667 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1187731,1821,7511,7781,255828265
Renter392941752834711462361231
Total5101,7141,9342,5852,4891,7171,189496

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,578 44%
 Single Guardian 2,296 18%
 Singles 4,139 33%
 Singles With Roommate 621 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,974 71%
 Households with Kids 3,660 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male176181186185216211165192209183217157177188183189172178151181
Female174168171168188193183171185193191185194171186173178162159130
Total350349357353404404348363394376408342371359369362350340310311

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42003 has a slightly less than average 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 42003 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 42003 real estate data, the median home value of $98,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42003 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42003 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,870 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 435 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 227 0.8%
 Other Institutional 36 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 107 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,853 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,097 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,684 33%
 Households Vacant 1,357 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 443 32.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 49 3.6%
 For Sale Only 204 15.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 57 4.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 555 40.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 85 2%
 1 Bedroom 990 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,960 46%
 3+ Bedroom 1,183 28%
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 $37,621 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42003 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 42003 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 8,439 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,567 24%
 No Earnings 9,444 40%
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 8,439 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,567 24%
 No Earnings 9,444 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,322 95.3%
 Public transportation 87 0.7%
 Taxicab 22 0.2%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 215 1.8%
 Worked at Home 228 1.9%
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 1,884 19.2%
 High School Graduate 5,913 60.1%
 Associate's degree 562 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 898 9.1%
 Master's degree 372 3.8%
 Professional school degree 179 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,994 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 625 12.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 449 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42003

ZIP Code 42003 is in the Mccracken County School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42003.

Mccracken Alternative Placement School
260 Bleich Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mccracken County School District
Farley Elementary School
1250 Husbands Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Reidland Elementary School
5741 Benton Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Reidland Middle School
5347 Benton Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Hendron Lone Oak Elementary School
2501 Marshall Ave
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Morgan Elementary School
2200 South 28th St
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paducah Independent School District
Reidland High School
5349 Benton Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mccracken County School District
Paducah Tilghman High School
2400 Washington St
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Paducah Independent School District
St Mary School System
1243 Elmdale Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Mary Elementary
377 Highland Blvd
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community Christian Academy K-12
110 Lebanon Church Rd 6-12
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Open Door Christian Academy
227 Farley Pl
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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