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ZIP Code 42215

Primary City:Cerulean, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:32am)
Coordinates:37.01, -87.69
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42215

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42215. 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 42215. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42215, 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:
Cerulean, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42215 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42215 is located in southwest 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 42215 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42215 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,300
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 554
Median Home Value $86,300
Land Area 58.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 475
Median Household Income $54,978

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male395946573528274957493633463324161110
Female4545564226322951625438393633271569
Total84104102996160561001191037472826651311719

Gender

 Male 655 50%
 Female 645 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,115 85.8%
 Black Or African American 144 11.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.2%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 32 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner640818381693116
Renter7142396720
Total13541049287763316

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 296 62%
 Single Guardian 79 17%
 Singles 85 18%
 Singles With Roommate 15 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 294 62%
 Households with Kids 181 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male165551192081191011881017111189
Female1587941171581271410139910778
Total3113121415202723192117251821192621181517

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42215 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42215 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 42215 real estate data, the median home value of $86,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42215 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42215 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42215 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,300 100%
 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 230 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 177 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 68 12%
 Households Vacant 79 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 11%
 For Migrant Workers 4 5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 22%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 18 78%
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 $54,978 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42215 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. A higher percentage of people in 42215 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 42215. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 452 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 205 21%
 No Earnings 341 34%
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 452 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 205 21%
 No Earnings 341 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 451 80%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 5%
 Worked at Home 89 16%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 126 29%
 High School Graduate 285 66%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 8 2%
 Master's degree 15 3%
 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 144 62%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 87 38%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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