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ZIP Code 42056

Primary City:La Center, KY (View All Cities)
County: Ballard County
Timezone: Eastern (3:15pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.1, -89.0
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42056

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42056. 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 42056. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42056, 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:
La Center, KY
Unacceptable:
Gage

Stats and Demographics for the 42056 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42056 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 42056 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42056 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,982
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 910
Median Home Value $95,400
Land Area 54.24 sq mi
Water Area 4.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 797
Median Household Income $44,202

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male616862795144585965628453514437292617
Female515261685236556161818060605848454360
Total1121201231471038011312012614316411311110285746977

Gender

 Male 950 48%
 Female 1,032 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,805 91.1%
 Black Or African American 128 6.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 39 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1449941431111026230
Renter1547422618151712
Total29961361691291177942

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 426 53%
 Single Guardian 114 14%
 Singles 218 27%
 Singles With Roommate 39 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 545 68%
 Households with Kids 252 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9191212101214141820714111019201217116
Female127512131291269151313111981417105
Total2126172423242326242922272421382826342111

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42056 has a slightly less than average 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 42056 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 42056 real estate data, the median home value of $95,400 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 42056. Rentals in 42056 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42056 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,920 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 3%
 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 315 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 290 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 192 21%
 Households Vacant 113 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 10 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 53 23%
 2 Bedroom 105 46%
 3+ Bedroom 71 31%
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 $44,202 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42056 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 42056 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 683 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 447 23%
 No Earnings 821 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 683 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 447 23%
 No Earnings 821 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 912 92%
 Public transportation 9 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 54 5%
 Worked at Home 18 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 113 13.8%
 High School Graduate 575 70.0%
 Associate's degree 61 7.4%
 Bachelor's degree 59 7.2%
 Master's degree 10 1.2%
 Professional school degree 3 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 437 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42056

ZIP Code 42056 is in the Ballard County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42056.

Ballard County Preschool/Headstart Center
455 Olive St
La Center, KY 42056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ballard County School District

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