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ZIP Code 42140

Primary City:Gamaliel, KY (View All Cities)
County: Monroe County
Timezone: Eastern (9:12am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.67, -85.83
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42140

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42140. 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 42140. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42140, 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:
Gamaliel, KY
Unacceptable:
Bugtussle, Fleet, Freetown

Stats and Demographics for the 42140 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42140 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 42140 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42140 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,264
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 596
Median Home Value $68,200
Land Area 41.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 529
Median Household Income $27,235

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male40414140383335444648462838383016116
Female363743402641373844444048523832211513
Total767884806474728290928676907662372619

Gender

 Male 619 49%
 Female 645 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,208 95.6%
 Black Or African American 9 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 35 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1031499081663814
Renter8363721172092
Total18678611198864716

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 271 51%
 Single Guardian 90 17%
 Singles 148 28%
 Singles With Roommate 20 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 370 70%
 Households with Kids 159 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male66312151155598105951111677
Female8710647712761177125118886
Total1413131819181217121519171221102219141513

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42140 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42140 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 42140 real estate data, the median home value of $68,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42140 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42140 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42140 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,264 100%
 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 183 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 196 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 150 25%
 Households Vacant 67 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 5 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 2%
 2 Bedroom 38 43%
 3+ Bedroom 49 55%
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 $27,235 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42140 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 42140 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 428 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 263 24%
 No Earnings 390 36%
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 428 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 263 24%
 No Earnings 390 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 569 90.2%
 Public transportation 2 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 6.5%
 Worked at Home 19 3.0%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 123 26.9%
 High School Graduate 284 62.0%
 Associate's degree 16 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 19 4.1%
 Master's degree 14 3.1%
 Professional school degree 2 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 182 87.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 2.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42140

ZIP Code 42140 is in the Monroe County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42140.

Gamaliel Elementary
320 Main St
Gamaliel, KY 42140
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe County School District

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