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ZIP Code 42234

Primary City:Guthrie, KY (View All Cities)
County: Todd County
Timezone: Eastern (8:45am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.72, -87.19
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42234. 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 42234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42234, 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:
Guthrie, KY
Acceptable:
Tiny Town
Unacceptable:
Hadensville, Herman

Stats and Demographics for the 42234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42234 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 42234 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42234 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,469
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,011
Median Home Value $92,000
Land Area 59.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 888
Median Household Income $43,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1081001041008275656667858459434340302410
Female11112085939080797263869865674539452620
Total2192201891931721551441381301711821241108879755030

Gender

 Male 1,185 48%
 Female 1,284 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,905 77.2%
 Black Or African American 471 19.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 37 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 45 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner94681146105876821
Renter388958553224245
Total471351392011371119226

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 419 47%
 Single Guardian 198 22%
 Singles 238 27%
 Singles With Roommate 33 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 544 61%
 Households with Kids 344 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2228202418212120201730201918212518191719
Female2917192723222623261620141718281514152121
Total5145395141434743463350343636494032343840

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42234 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42234 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 42234 real estate data, the median home value of $92,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42234 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42234 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,469 100%
 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 317 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 246 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 325 32%
 Households Vacant 123 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 8 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 11%
 For Migrant Workers 4 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 53 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 78 20%
 2 Bedroom 107 27%
 3+ Bedroom 214 54%
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 $43,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42234 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 42234 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 42234 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 766 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 357 17%
 No Earnings 985 47%
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 766 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 357 17%
 No Earnings 985 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 805 83.5%
 Public transportation 3 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 10.1%
 Worked at Home 59 6.1%
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 286 36.2%
 High School Graduate 393 49.8%
 Associate's degree 20 2.5%
 Bachelor's degree 68 8.6%
 Master's degree 8 1.0%
 Professional school degree 6 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 8 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 392 70.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 58 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 104 18.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42234

ZIP Code 42234 is in the Todd County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42234.

South Todd Elementary School
4115 Guthrie Rd
Guthrie, KY 42234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Todd County School District
Guthrie Christian Day
3025 Old Railroad Ln
Guthrie, KY 42234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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