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ZIP Code 42055

Primary City:Kuttawa, KY (View All Cities)
County: Lyon County
Timezone: Eastern (5:52am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.0, -88.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42055

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42055. 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 42055. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42055, 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:
Kuttawa, KY
Unacceptable:
Suwanee

Stats and Demographics for the 42055 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42055 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 42055 are primarily white. The number of seniors 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42055 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,609
Population Density 58 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,753
Median Home Value $127,600
Land Area 45.03 sq mi
Water Area 7.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,145
Median Household Income $49,364

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5452566547485771548810212812810675673622
Female53626863384553586611210411913010480705276
Total10711412412885931101291202002062472582101551378898

Gender

 Male 1,256 48%
 Female 1,353 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,537 97.2%
 Black Or African American 34 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 12 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 20 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner116410818126721312126
Renter102817392217912
Total219212522028923013038

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 635 55%
 Single Guardian 121 11%
 Singles 351 31%
 Singles With Roommate 38 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 896 78%
 Households with Kids 249 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male81491013969157141513711121416127
Female89517915121115922111016911201498
Total1623142722241820301636262323202334302115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42055 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42055 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 42055 real estate data, the median home value of $127,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 42055. Rentals in 42055 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42055 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,485 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 124 5%
 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 503 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 488 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 154 9%
 Households Vacant 608 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 1.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 31 5.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 483 79.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 12.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 4%
 2 Bedroom 36 26%
 3+ Bedroom 100 71%
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 $49,364 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42055 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42055 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. Most commuters in 42055 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 794 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 313 14%
 No Earnings 1,202 52%
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 794 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 313 14%
 No Earnings 1,202 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 964 96.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 28 2.8%
 Worked at Home 8 0.8%
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 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 161 16%
 High School Graduate 614 59%
 Associate's degree 34 3%
 Bachelor's degree 147 14%
 Master's degree 56 5%
 Professional school degree 25 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 187 54.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 123 36.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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