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ZIP Code 42027

Primary City:Boaz, KY (View All Cities)
County: Graves County
Timezone: Eastern (11:24am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.91, -88.64
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42027

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42027. 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 42027. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42027, 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:
Boaz, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42027 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42027 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 42027 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42027 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,291
Population Density 51 people per sq mi
Housing Units 998
Median Home Value $108,900
Land Area 45.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 926
Median Household Income $43,218

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male557291785152677677829810384574432198
Female757269635464697865929181876643272722
Total13014416014110511613615414217418918417112387594630

Gender

 Male 1,146 50%
 Female 1,145 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,208 96.4%
 Black Or African American 21 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.5%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 29 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11761421791881197217
Renter11332717137104
Total221091691962011268221

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 574 62%
 Single Guardian 106 11%
 Singles 214 23%
 Singles With Roommate 32 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 631 68%
 Households with Kids 295 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9131410121012142424122113211919218116
Female151114161113141420171191517201012111011
Total2424282623232628444123302838392933192117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42027 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42027 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 42027 real estate data, the median home value of $108,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42027 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42027 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42027 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,273 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.8%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 479 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 325 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 122 12%
 Households Vacant 72 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 69%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 63 72%
 3+ Bedroom 25 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 $43,218 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42027 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 42027 can expect to fall in that range. 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 613 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 398 23%
 No Earnings 734 42%
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 613 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 398 23%
 No Earnings 734 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 737 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 15 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 2%
 Worked at Home 77 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 159 22%
 High School Graduate 410 56%
 Associate's degree 13 2%
 Bachelor's degree 38 5%
 Master's degree 40 5%
 Professional school degree 42 6%
 Doctorate degree 26 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 306 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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