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ZIP Code 42071

Primary City:Murray, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (3:29pm)
Coordinates:36.6, -88.3
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42071

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42071. 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 42071. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42071, 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:
Murray, KY
Unacceptable:
Coldwater, College Campus, Faxon, Lynn Grove, Shiloh, University, Van Cleve

Stats and Demographics for the 42071 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42071 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 42071 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly less than average. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42071 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,655
Population Density 140 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,344
Median Home Value $117,100
Land Area 212.13 sq mi
Water Area 11.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,453
Median Household Income $37,095

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7266636661,2332,5141,128816694680820784758754671477362236192
Female7716426771,5822,778945701701715839936870796729581413371434
Total1,4971,3051,3432,8155,2922,0731,5171,3951,3951,6591,7201,6281,5501,4001,058775607626

Gender

 Male 14,174 48%
 Female 15,481 52%
Gender

Race

 White 26,917 90.8%
 Black Or African American 1,317 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.2%
 Asian 633 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 246 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 468 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1226459741,3881,5201,334816321
Renter2,1371,29053457534523713481
Total2,2591,9351,5081,9631,8651,571950402

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,309 43%
 Single Guardian 1,484 12%
 Singles 4,484 36%
 Singles With Roommate 1,176 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,580 77%
 Households with Kids 2,873 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male156160142132128115150131139132123142129140152143141275522606
Female169133158145133126124125134121146131134145120148127428759815
Total3252933002772612412742562732532692732632852722912687031,2811,421

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42071 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42071 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 42071 real estate data, the median home value of $117,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 42071. Rentals in 42071 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42071 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,703 90.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 138 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 252 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,531 8.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,074 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,046 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,333 37%
 Households Vacant 1,891 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 593 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 43 2%
 For Sale Only 173 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 70 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 521 28%
 For Migrant Workers 20 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 471 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 358 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,418 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,745 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,112 24%
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 $37,095 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42071 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 42071 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 8,140 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,500 34%
 No Earnings 8,474 34%
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 8,140 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,500 34%
 No Earnings 8,474 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,911 88.8%
 Public transportation 26 0.2%
 Taxicab 12 0.1%
 Motorcycle 64 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 970 7.2%
 Worked at Home 425 3.2%
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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,278 15%
 High School Graduate 4,118 50%
 Associate's degree 393 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,452 17%
 Master's degree 674 8%
 Professional school degree 177 2%
 Doctorate degree 223 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,454 82.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 297 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 417 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42071

ZIP Code 42071 is in the Calloway County School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42071.

East Calloway Elementary School
1169 Pottertown Rd
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calloway County School District
North Calloway Elementary School
2928 Brinn Rd
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calloway County School District
Southwest Calloway Elementary School
3426 Wiswell Rd
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calloway County School District
Calloway County Preschool Center
2106a College Farm Rd
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calloway County School District
Calloway County Middle School
2112 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Calloway County School District
Alexander Hall Msu Preschool/ Head Start
208 South 13th St
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Murray Independent School District
Murray Elementary School
111 Broach Ave
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Murray Independent School District
Murray Middle School
801 Main St
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Murray Independent School District
Ruby Simpson Childhood Center
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Murray Independent School District
Willis Early Childhood Center
227 North Lp Miller St
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Murray Independent School District
Calloway County High School
2108 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Calloway County School District
Murray High School
501 Doran Rd
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Murray Independent School District
Murray/Calloway County Area Tech Center
1800 Sycamore St
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Murray Independent School District
Eastwood Christian Academy
2191 State Route 94 E
Murray, KY 42071
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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