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ZIP Code 42127

Primary City:Cave City, KY (View All Cities)
County: Barren County
Timezone: Eastern (4:53pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.1, -85.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42127

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42127. 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 42127. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42127, 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:
Cave City, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42127 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42127 is located in south 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 42127 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42127 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,199
Population Density 70 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,828
Median Home Value $90,400
Land Area 88.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,540
Median Household Income $37,093

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male224197213196173190163198188245229213198129105704233
Female2212061951911692001971862232332771891951601251136647
Total44540340838734239036038441147850640239328923018310880

Gender

 Male 3,006 48%
 Female 3,193 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,756 92.9%
 Black Or African American 205 3.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.5%
 Asian 23 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 87 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 96 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2414223537434926416751
Renter74195202194120874121
Total9833743756846935120872

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,317 52%
 Single Guardian 440 17%
 Singles 672 26%
 Singles With Roommate 111 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,698 67%
 Households with Kids 842 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4646395444423534425135414145343742443937
Female4450384441455131384244403039435144262739
Total9096779885878665809379817184778886706676

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42127 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42127 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 42127 real estate data, the median home value of $90,400 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 42127. Rentals in 42127 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42127 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,169 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 922 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 684 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 934 33%
 Households Vacant 288 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 102 35.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 36 12.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 7.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 12.2%
 For Migrant Workers 6 2.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 86 29.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 3%
 1 Bedroom 118 14%
 2 Bedroom 322 38%
 3+ Bedroom 382 45%
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 $37,093 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42127 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. More commuters in 42127 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 1,838 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,135 24%
 No Earnings 1,786 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 1,838 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,135 24%
 No Earnings 1,786 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,423 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 30 1%
 Worked at Home 136 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. 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 352 17.4%
 High School Graduate 1,288 63.7%
 Associate's degree 147 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 83 4.1%
 Master's degree 98 4.8%
 Professional school degree 45 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,002 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 110 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42127

ZIP Code 42127 is in the Caverna Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42127.

Caverna Elementary School
1106 North Dixie Hwy
Cave City, KY 42127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caverna Independent School District

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