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ZIP Code 42038

Primary City:Eddyville, KY (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Eastern (11:21am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.0, -88.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42038

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42038. 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 42038. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42038, 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:
Eddyville, KY
Unacceptable:
Confederate, Lamasco, Overlook

Stats and Demographics for the 42038 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42038 is located in southwest Kentucky and covers a slightly higher 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 42038 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42038 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,298
Population Density 61 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,851
Median Home Value $98,200
Land Area 87.54 sq mi
Water Area 11.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,971
Median Household Income $38,397

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male110108124107183243272262278270249238202167147794338
Female948410412777819592133165201198207184150775653
Total2041922282342603243673544114354504364093512971569991

Gender

 Male 3,120 59%
 Female 2,178 41%
Gender

Race

 White 4,795 90.5%
 Black Or African American 407 7.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 12 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 63 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner149019228438034615551
Renter4167789380532918
Total5515727037746039918469

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,072 54%
 Single Guardian 232 12%
 Singles 582 30%
 Singles With Roommate 85 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,531 78%
 Households with Kids 440 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1623212423211622262232321721201923222331
Female1922221515181616192118212024272632212118
Total3545433938393238454350533745474555434449

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42038 has a large 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 42038 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 42038 real estate data, the median home value of $98,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42038 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42038 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42038 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,299 81%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 999 19%
 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 822 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 690 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 459 16%
 Households Vacant 880 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 4.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 46 5.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 651 74.0%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 135 15.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 191 38%
 2 Bedroom 170 34%
 3+ Bedroom 136 27%
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 $38,397 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42038 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 42038 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,335 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,179 25%
 No Earnings 2,146 46%
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 1,335 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,179 25%
 No Earnings 2,146 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,488 94.7%
 Public transportation 4 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 35 2.2%
 Worked at Home 44 2.8%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 510 20.1%
 High School Graduate 1,687 66.5%
 Associate's degree 101 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 166 6.5%
 Master's degree 44 1.7%
 Professional school degree 22 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 609 86.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 4.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42038

ZIP Code 42038 is in the Lyon County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42038.

Lyon County Elementary School
201 Fairview Ave
Eddyville, KY 42038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lyon County School District
Lyon County Middle School
201 a Fairview Ave
Eddyville, KY 42038
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lyon County School District
Lyon County High School
209 Fairview Ave
Eddyville, KY 42038
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lyon County School District
Eddyville Education Center
266 Water St
Eddyville, KY 42038
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lyon County School District
Western Ky Education Center
374 New Bethel Church Rd
Eddyville, KY 42038
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lyon County School District

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