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ZIP Code 42240

Primary City:Hopkinsville, KY (View All Cities)
County: Christian County
Timezone: Eastern (6:59am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.9, -87.5
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42240. 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 42240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42240, 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:
Hopkinsville, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42240 is located in southwest Kentucky and covers a large 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 42240 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42240 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,479
Population Density 158 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,027
Median Home Value $108,400
Land Area 268.76 sq mi
Water Area 2.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,061
Median Household Income $38,883

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6481,5111,4421,4411,3731,3851,3011,2561,2701,4131,3841,3191,044780613541308235
Female1,4991,4491,3711,3861,4211,5051,3901,3111,3931,6051,5311,4691,273982788671582589
Total3,1472,9602,8132,8272,7942,8902,6912,5672,6633,0182,9152,7882,3171,7621,4011,212890824

Gender

 Male 20,264 48%
 Female 22,215 52%
Gender

Race

 White 29,261 68.9%
 Black Or African American 11,142 26.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 141 0.3%
 Asian 396 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 39 0.1%
 Other Race 520 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 980 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1491,0071,4592,1432,1741,5781,077361
Renter8861,7381,3081,279863489365185
Total1,0352,7452,7673,4223,0372,0671,442546

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,437 44%
 Single Guardian 3,787 22%
 Singles 5,068 30%
 Singles With Roommate 769 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,356 67%
 Households with Kids 5,705 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male302332320320305318280309299288272281329272292288306309246268
Female296303305301271303269292314293249277291261280294281272259284
Total598635625621576621549601613581521558620533572582587581505552

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42240 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42240 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 42240 real estate data, the median home value of $108,400 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 42240. Rentals in 42240 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,046 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 587 1.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 348 0.8%
 Other Institutional 261 0.6%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 221 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,358 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,590 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,113 37%
 Households Vacant 1,966 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 804 40.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 1.7%
 For Sale Only 225 11.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 62 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 3.7%
 For Migrant Workers 9 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 759 38.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 190 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,257 18%
 2 Bedroom 2,951 42%
 3+ Bedroom 2,699 38%
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 $38,883 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42240 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 42240 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 12,053 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,561 25%
 No Earnings 13,297 39%
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 12,053 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,561 25%
 No Earnings 13,297 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,451 94.6%
 Public transportation 59 0.4%
 Taxicab 5 0.0%
 Motorcycle 53 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 426 2.6%
 Worked at Home 341 2.1%
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 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 2,620 19.8%
 High School Graduate 7,613 57.6%
 Associate's degree 612 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,359 10.3%
 Master's degree 595 4.5%
 Professional school degree 312 2.4%
 Doctorate degree 95 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,400 73.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,289 14.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 976 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42240

ZIP Code 42240 is in the Christian County School District. There are 23 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42240.

Christian County Alternative School
4400 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Christian County School District
Cumberland Hall School
210 West 17th St
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Christian County School District
Belmont Elementary School
814 Belmont St
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christian County School District
Christian County Middle School
210 Glass Ave
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Christian County School District
Indian Hills Elementary School
313 Blane Dr
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christian County School District
Hopkinsville Middle School
434 Koffman Dr
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Christian County School District
Holiday Elementary School
3910 Nassau Circle
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christian County School District
Lacy Elementary School
12015 Greenville Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christian County School District
Millbrooke Elementary School
415 Millbrooke Dr
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christian County School District
Sinking Fork Elementary School
5005 Princeton Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christian County School District
North Drive Middle School
831 North Dr
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Christian County School District
Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School
14405 Dr Martin Luther King
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christian County School District
Christian County High School
220 Glass Ave
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Christian County School District
Hopkinsville High School
430 Koffman Dr
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Christian County School District
Christian County Day Treatment Center Alternative
141 Highland School Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Christian County School District
Christian County Career & Technical Center
705 North Elm St
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Christian County School District
Madisonville Tech - Hopkinsville
705 North Elm St
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Christian County School District
Academy of Continuing Education
220 Glass Ave
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Christian County School District
Sts Peter & Paul School
902 E 9th St
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
University Heights Academy
1300 Academy Dr
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
First United Methodist Kindergarten/Nursery School
1305 S Main St
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Heritage Christian Academy
8349 Eagle Way
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Grace Episcopal Church Kindergarten
216 E 6th St
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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