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ZIP Code 42171

Primary City:Smiths Grove, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (11:59pm)
Coordinates:37.0, -86.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42171

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42171. 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 42171. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42171, 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:
Smiths Grove, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42171 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42171 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 42171 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42171 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,841
Population Density 67 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,863
Median Home Value $122,000
Land Area 101.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,605
Median Household Income $44,304

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male243251234226177199247244227267263207192152102695734
Female229255240222173226216250235268249197190150128916566
Total472506474448350425463494462535512404382302230160122100

Gender

 Male 3,391 50%
 Female 3,450 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,508 95.1%
 Black Or African American 149 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.4%
 Asian 25 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 59 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 74 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4627138445940729418766
Renter44123106926032268
Total9039449055146732621374

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,576 60%
 Single Guardian 353 14%
 Singles 557 21%
 Singles With Roommate 119 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,667 64%
 Households with Kids 938 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4639555457395451504442554350534844404135
Female4660463565465152414948493658425254482640
Total92991018912285105103919390104791089510098886775

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42171 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42171 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 42171 real estate data, the median home value of $122,000 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 42171. Rentals in 42171 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42171 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,841 100%
 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 1,381 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 733 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 491 17%
 Households Vacant 258 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 20.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 36 14.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 6.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 6.2%
 For Migrant Workers 5 1.9%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 51.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 39 6%
 2 Bedroom 317 49%
 3+ Bedroom 289 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 $44,304 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42171 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. Most commuters in 42171 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,248 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,377 27%
 No Earnings 1,537 30%
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 2,248 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,377 27%
 No Earnings 1,537 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,803 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 169 5%
 Worked at Home 115 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 311 13.5%
 High School Graduate 1,531 66.6%
 Associate's degree 143 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 212 9.2%
 Master's degree 77 3.3%
 Professional school degree 10 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,004 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 42 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 224 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42171

ZIP Code 42171 is in the Edmonson County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42171.

South Edmonson Elementary School
1058 Chalybeate School Rd
Smiths Grove, KY 42171
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edmonson County School District
North Warren Elementary
420 College St
Smiths Grove, KY 42171
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District

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