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ZIP Code 42254

Primary City:La Fayette, KY (View All Cities)
County: Christian County
Timezone: Eastern (1:43pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.67, -87.67
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42254

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42254. 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 42254. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42254, 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:
La Fayette, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42254 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42254 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 42254 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42254 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 209
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 110
Median Home Value $100,000
Land Area 5.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 89
Median Household Income $36,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4391041037951181035210
Female299744610107108912313
Total6121817814917191221161947523

Gender

 Male 104 50%
 Female 105 50%
Gender

Race

 White 194 92.8%
 Black Or African American 12 5.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.5%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner16161620460
Renter34433201
Total410201923661

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 45 51%
 Single Guardian 13 15%
 Singles 24 27%
 Singles With Roommate 7 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 59 66%
 Households with Kids 30 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10110110111214221233
Female00100120620313131111
Total10210230731527352344

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42254 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42254 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 42254 real estate data, the median home value of $100,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 42254 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42254 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 209 100%
 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 39 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 30 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 20 18%
 Households Vacant 21 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 62%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 8 40%
 3+ Bedroom 12 60%
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 $36,667 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. A higher percentage of people in 42254 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. Most commuters in 42254 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 59 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 67 43%
 No Earnings 29 19%
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 59 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 67 43%
 No Earnings 29 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 83 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 20 19%
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 6 11%
 High School Graduate 37 70%
 Associate's degree 8 15%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 2 4%
 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 40 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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