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ZIP Code 42085

Primary City:Water Valley, KY (View All Cities)
County: Graves County
Timezone: Eastern (10:21pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.58, -88.79
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42085

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42085. 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 42085. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42085, 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:
Water Valley, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42085 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42085 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 42085 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 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 42085 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 918
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 441
Median Home Value $48,800
Land Area 28.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 371
Median Household Income $34,464

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
Male3225412022273030262639393921121497
Female26152839232036213837353432182216910
Total584069594547665164637473713934301817

Gender

 Male 459 50%
 Female 459 50%
Gender

Race

 White 863 94.0%
 Black Or African American 26 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 8 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 12 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner429485772463411
Renter419121414331
Total848607186493712

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 214 58%
 Single Guardian 52 14%
 Singles 91 25%
 Singles With Roommate 14 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 253 68%
 Households with Kids 118 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male858794525881087325734
Female21254235238267510774114
Total10171311117104816101615121391211148

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42085 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42085 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 42085 real estate data, the median home value of $48,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 42085 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42085 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 918 100%
 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 155 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 146 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 70 16%
 Households Vacant 70 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 69%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 6 12%
 3+ Bedroom 44 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 $34,464 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 42085 can expect to fall in that range. 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 166 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 184 29%
 No Earnings 281 45%
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 166 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 184 29%
 No Earnings 281 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 245 95.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 0.8%
 Worked at Home 8 3.1%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 52 19%
 High School Graduate 203 73%
 Associate's degree 13 5%
 Bachelor's degree 9 3%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 82 69.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 5.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 24.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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