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ZIP Code 42081

Primary City:Smithland, KY (View All Cities)
County: Livingston County
Timezone: Eastern (11:08pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.2, -88.4
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42081

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42081. 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 42081. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42081, 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:
Smithland, KY
Acceptable:
Carrsville

Stats and Demographics for the 42081 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42081 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 42081 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42081 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,203
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,111
Median Home Value $65,700
Land Area 116.94 sq mi
Water Area 16.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 917
Median Household Income $44,609

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male696164695437666786719898756341332213
Female4260797342565465661069786886445472125
Total111121143142969312013215217719518416312786804338

Gender

 Male 1,087 49%
 Female 1,116 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,156 97.9%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 22 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12481251751761217228
Renter113830261821124
Total23861552011941428432

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 513 56%
 Single Guardian 133 15%
 Singles 235 26%
 Singles With Roommate 36 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 654 71%
 Households with Kids 263 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9201517111212101613141810916171971020
Female58912121711911261318121013211121713
Total1428242923292319273927362219293830281733

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42081 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42081 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 42081 real estate data, the median home value of $65,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42081 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42081 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42081 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,203 100%
 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 404 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 353 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 160 14%
 Households Vacant 194 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 81 42%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 1%
 1 Bedroom 2 1%
 2 Bedroom 100 75%
 3+ Bedroom 30 22%
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 $44,609 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42081 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. However, that is not the case in 42081. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 858 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 443 20%
 No Earnings 953 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 858 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 443 20%
 No Earnings 953 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,129 94.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 0.3%
 Worked at Home 66 5.5%
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. 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 245 24.1%
 High School Graduate 625 61.5%
 Associate's degree 59 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 77 7.6%
 Master's degree 3 0.3%
 Professional school degree 7 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 369 89.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 5.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 4.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42081

ZIP Code 42081 is in the Livingston County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42081.

South Livingston Elementary School
850 Cutoff Rd
Smithland, KY 42081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Livingston County School District
Livingston Central High School
750 Us 60 West
Smithland, KY 42081
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Livingston County School District

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