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ZIP Code 42079

Primary City:Sedalia, KY (View All Cities)
County: Graves County
Timezone: Eastern (12:46pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.57, -88.57
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42079. 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 42079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42079, 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:
Sedalia, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42079 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 42079 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 extremely 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 42079 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,426
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 681
Median Home Value $127,000
Land Area 52.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 575
Median Household Income $35,265

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male38454452335039494364535646332023119
Female355442403944354549644755403730271916
Total739986927294749492128100111867050503025

Gender

 Male 708 50%
 Female 718 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,360 95.4%
 Black Or African American 6 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.5%
 Asian 8 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 22 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7568411397704818
Renter1016171214463
Total1772101125111745421

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 350 61%
 Single Guardian 63 11%
 Singles 136 24%
 Singles With Roommate 26 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 402 70%
 Households with Kids 173 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7578441510121079108121213874
Female567891410813159675128105510
Total1211141613182518252516151713242023131214

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42079 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42079 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 42079 real estate data, the median home value of $127,000 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 42079. Rentals in 42079 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,426 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 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 264 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 229 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 82 12%
 Households Vacant 106 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Sale Only 9 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 19%
 For Migrant Workers 9 8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 9 12%
 3+ Bedroom 64 88%
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 $35,265 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42079 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. Most commuters in 42079 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 294 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 369 32%
 No Earnings 485 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 294 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 369 32%
 No Earnings 485 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 387 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 9%
 Worked at Home 35 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 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 67 14%
 High School Graduate 224 48%
 Associate's degree 35 7%
 Bachelor's degree 116 25%
 Master's degree 27 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 258 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42079

ZIP Code 42079 is in the Graves County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42079.

Sedalia Elementary School
5252 State Route 97
Sedalia, KY 42079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Graves County School District

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