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ZIP Code 42086

Primary City:West Paducah, KY (View All Cities)
County: Mccracken County
Timezone: Eastern (3:17am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.1, -88.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42086

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42086. 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 42086. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42086, 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:
West Paducah, KY
Unacceptable:
Camelia, Grahamville, Heath, High Point

Stats and Demographics for the 42086 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42086 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 42086 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42086 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,036
Population Density 121 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,806
Median Home Value $130,200
Land Area 33.46 sq mi
Water Area 3.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,637
Median Household Income $63,007

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male110136139144881041141211701541581571279285472817
Female1201191361197510913213714817816214712912384544924
Total2302552752631632132462583183323203042562151691017741

Gender

 Male 1,991 49%
 Female 2,045 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,796 94.1%
 Black Or African American 162 4.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 49 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1614525031830520312327
Renter205952423330113
Total3620430236033823313430

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 999 61%
 Single Guardian 212 13%
 Singles 366 22%
 Singles With Roommate 60 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,088 66%
 Households with Kids 549 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2720232336213218292431242931292541282125
Female1724283626163325192031232933242529251625
Total4444515962376543484462475864535070533750

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42086 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42086 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 42086 real estate data, the median home value of $130,200 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 42086. Rentals in 42086 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42086 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,036 100%
 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 936 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 451 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 250 14%
 Households Vacant 169 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 31 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 84 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 47 22%
 3+ Bedroom 170 78%
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 $63,007 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42086 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 42086 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 1,482 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 693 20%
 No Earnings 1,319 38%
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 1,482 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 693 20%
 No Earnings 1,319 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,880 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 39 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 89 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 98 7%
 High School Graduate 958 67%
 Associate's degree 78 5%
 Bachelor's degree 169 12%
 Master's degree 21 1%
 Professional school degree 37 3%
 Doctorate degree 60 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 575 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42086

ZIP Code 42086 is in the Mccracken County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42086.

Heath Middle School
4336 Metropolis Lake Rd
West Paducah, KY 42086
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Heath Elementary School
4365 Metropolis Lake Rd
West Paducah, KY 42086
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Heath High School
4330 Metropolis Lake Rd
West Paducah, KY 42086
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mccracken County School District

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