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ZIP Code 42101

Primary City:Bowling Green, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bowling Green
County: Warren County
Timezone: Eastern (10:05pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.0, -86.5
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42101

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42101. 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 42101. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42101, 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:
Bowling Green, KY
Acceptable:
Hadley, Plum Springs, Richardsville
Unacceptable:
Bowling Grn

Stats and Demographics for the 42101 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42101 is located in south Kentucky and covers a large 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 42101 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42101 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 55,648
Population Density 197 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,143
Median Home Value $110,700
Land Area 283.11 sq mi
Water Area 3.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,122
Median Household Income $35,462

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,8861,7031,6422,9594,0902,3441,9341,6791,5441,6661,5561,3801,115807565367217144
Female1,7081,6261,5793,3133,9912,1661,8231,5941,5051,7461,5991,4301,205905625516378341
Total3,5943,3293,2216,2728,0814,5103,7573,2733,0493,4123,1552,8102,3201,7121,190883595485

Gender

 Male 27,598 50%
 Female 28,050 50%
Gender

Race

 White 43,676 78.5%
 Black Or African American 7,266 13.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 162 0.3%
 Asian 1,329 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 59 0.1%
 Other Race 1,701 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,455 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2551,4931,8042,2632,1541,415768255
Renter2,2962,5261,5991,43897553926379
Total2,5514,0193,4033,7013,1291,9541,031334

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,120 40%
 Single Guardian 4,063 20%
 Singles 5,692 28%
 Singles With Roommate 2,247 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,616 68%
 Households with Kids 6,506 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3663653683773533573253433253433383353332933243813416851,228997
Female3543333183373263413313023263073233163293043302773718871,4481,106
Total7206986867146796986566456516506616516625976546587121,5722,6762,103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42101 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 42101 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 42101 real estate data, the median home value of $110,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42101 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42101 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42101 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 49,906 89.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 601 1.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 93 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 167 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 4,657 8.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 224 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,292 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,115 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,715 44%
 Households Vacant 2,021 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 996 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 2%
 For Sale Only 249 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 54 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 70 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 615 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 198 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,062 22%
 2 Bedroom 4,143 44%
 3+ Bedroom 3,115 33%
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 $35,462 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42101 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42101 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 42101 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 15,478 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16,655 37%
 No Earnings 12,894 29%
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 15,478 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16,655 37%
 No Earnings 12,894 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 23,101 92.1%
 Public transportation 144 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,383 5.5%
 Worked at Home 422 1.7%
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. 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 2,917 19.2%
 High School Graduate 8,653 57.0%
 Associate's degree 806 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,805 11.9%
 Master's degree 679 4.5%
 Professional school degree 49 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 261 1.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,015 87.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 422 4.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 885 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42101

ZIP Code 42101 is in the Bowling Green Independent School District. There are 29 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42101.

The Academy at 11th Street
877 East 11th Ave
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bowling Green Independent School District
Childrens Crisis Stabilization Uni
1211 Center St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bowling Green Independent School District
Juvenile Justice
1020 Kentucky St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bowling Green Independent School District
Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School
503 Old Morgantown Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bowling Green Independent School District
Parker-Bennett-Curry School
165 Webb Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bowling Green Independent School District
W R Mcneill Elementary School
1800 Creason Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bowling Green Independent School District
Lost River Elementary
450 Modern Way
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Bristow Elementary
6151 Louisville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Richardsville Elementary
1775 Richardsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Rockfield Elementary
7597 Russellville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Warren Elementary
1846 Loop Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Jackson Academy Middle School
877 Jackson St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Group Effort
160 River Park Ave
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bowling Green Independent School District
Warren Central High School
559 Morgantown Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Warren East High School
6867 Louisville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Warren County Day Treatment
1200 Durbin St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Henry F. Moss Middle School
2565 Russellville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Warren East Middle School
7031 Louisville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Lighthouse Academy
877 Jackson St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Ky Advanced Tech Center
1127 Morgantown Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Ky Tech - Bowling Green Regional Tech Center
1845 Loop Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Bowling Green Technical College
1845 Loop Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Kentucky Advanced Technology Center
1127 Morgantown Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
South Warren High School
8140 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Jackson Academy High School
877 Jackson St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Geo Academy
559 Morgantown Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
St Joseph Interparochial School
416 Church Ave
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Trinity Lutheran School
553 Ashmoor Ave
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children'S House Montessori
3219 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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