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ZIP Code 42104

Primary City:Bowling Green, KY (View All Cities)
County: Warren County
Timezone: Eastern (3:06pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.9, -86.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42104

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42104. 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 42104. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42104, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 42104 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42104 is located in south 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 42104 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42104 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,610
Population Density 528 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,094
Median Home Value $165,600
Land Area 56.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,308
Median Household Income $50,544

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9399759829251,5191,0719791,043895960896735746499369265200157
Female9319768788691,7261,0871,0071,0519881,0631,022920741581470407345393
Total1,8701,9511,8601,7943,2452,1581,9862,0941,8832,0231,9181,6551,4871,080839672545550

Gender

 Male 14,155 48%
 Female 15,455 52%
Gender

Race

 White 25,878 87.4%
 Black Or African American 1,783 6.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 72 0.2%
 Asian 999 3.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 42 0.1%
 Other Race 369 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 467 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1129911,5151,6421,4831,023623219
Renter1,4651,12972061436217215088
Total1,5772,1202,2352,2561,8451,195773307

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,012 49%
 Single Guardian 1,638 13%
 Singles 3,686 30%
 Singles With Roommate 972 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,441 69%
 Households with Kids 3,867 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male175187192211209208180191187204203213185177190211176178170263
Female188192164190209189180191207181171161195170147176176141229364
Total363379356401418397360382394385374374380347337387352319399627

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42104 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42104 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 42104 real estate data, the median home value of $165,600 is slightly higher 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 42104. Rentals in 42104 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42104 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,285 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 325 1%
 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 5,462 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,146 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,700 36%
 Households Vacant 786 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 415 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 3%
 For Sale Only 146 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 144 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 128 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,267 26%
 2 Bedroom 1,752 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,816 37%
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 $50,544 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42104 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. The commute in 42104 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 10,664 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,584 28%
 No Earnings 6,689 28%
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 10,664 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,584 28%
 No Earnings 6,689 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,505 94.5%
 Public transportation 26 0.2%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 75 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 239 1.6%
 Worked at Home 490 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 734 8%
 High School Graduate 4,512 50%
 Associate's degree 500 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,991 22%
 Master's degree 728 8%
 Professional school degree 238 3%
 Doctorate degree 245 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,834 81.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 483 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 594 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42104

ZIP Code 42104 is in the Bowling Green Independent School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42104.

Bowling Green Junior High School
900 Campbell Ln
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bowling Green Independent School District
T C Cherry Elementary School
1001 Liberty Ave
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bowling Green Independent School District
Rich Pond Elementary
530 Rich Pond Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
William H. Natcher Elementary
1434 Cave Mill Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Plano Elementary
2650 Plano Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Bowling Green High School
1801 Rockingham Ln
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bowling Green Independent School District
Drakes Creek Middle School
704 Cypress Wood Way
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Greenwood High School
5065 Scottsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
South Warren Middle School
295 Rich Pond Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Warren County School District
Anchored Christian School
1807 Cave Mill Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bowling Green Christian Academy
1730 Destiny Ln
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Foundation Christian Academy
2480 Three Springs Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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