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ZIP Code 42156

Primary City:Lucas, KY (View All Cities)
County: Barren County
Timezone: Eastern (3:33pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.85, -86.05
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42156

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42156. 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 42156. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42156, 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:
Lucas, KY
Unacceptable:
Glasgow

Stats and Demographics for the 42156 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42156 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 42156 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42156 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 254
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 159
Median Home Value $55,800
Land Area 5.34 sq mi
Water Area 1.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 106
Median Household Income $36,458

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male397747968717151091330
Female999867376111810774431
Total12181615101412131418352517165761

Gender

 Male 125 49%
 Female 129 51%
Gender

Race

 White 251 98.8%
 Black Or African American 1 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner188192611101
Renter14661310
Total21214252714111

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 68 64%
 Single Guardian 6 6%
 Singles 30 28%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 77 73%
 Households with Kids 29 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male02011305012121140111
Female03144121122122241012
Total05155426134243381123

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42156 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42156 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 42156 real estate data, the median home value of $55,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42156 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 254 100%
 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 60 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 24 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 22 14%
 Households Vacant 53 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 75%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $36,458 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42156 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42156 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 42156 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 63 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29 15%
 No Earnings 97 51%
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 63 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29 15%
 No Earnings 97 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 92 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 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 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 26 49%
 High School Graduate 5 9%
 Associate's degree 11 21%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 11 21%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 22 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42156

ZIP Code 42156 is in the Barren County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42156.

Austin Tracy Elementary School
2477 Austin Tracy Rd
Lucas, KY 42156
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Barren County School District

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