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ZIP Code 42256

Primary City:Lewisburg, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (11:00pm)
Coordinates:37.0, -86.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42256

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42256. 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 42256. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42256, 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:
Lewisburg, KY
Acceptable:
Quality

Stats and Demographics for the 42256 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42256 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 42256 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42256 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,028
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,754
Median Home Value $76,900
Land Area 191.01 sq mi
Water Area 2.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,038
Median Household Income $40,274

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male152149164175118133123166159209188186179144114775126
Female152158174150127128125140169189196168157158129706263
Total30430733832524526124830632839838435433630224314711389

Gender

 Male 2,513 50%
 Female 2,515 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,923 97.9%
 Black Or African American 22 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 18 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 54 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2915024636235629216453
Renter3681715859492012
Total6523131742041534118465

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,199 59%
 Single Guardian 239 12%
 Singles 514 25%
 Singles With Roommate 86 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,428 70%
 Households with Kids 610 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3431382528292635313536333228403840332427
Female2442253021223935412635373541323529302431
Total5873635549516570726171706769727369634858

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42256 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42256 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 42256 real estate data, the median home value of $76,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42256 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42256 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42256 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,028 100%
 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 783 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 869 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 386 14%
 Households Vacant 716 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 71 9.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 39 5.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 344 48.0%
 For Migrant Workers 8 1.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 227 31.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 59 19%
 2 Bedroom 121 39%
 3+ Bedroom 134 43%
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 $40,274 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42256 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 42256 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,311 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 771 21%
 No Earnings 1,661 44%
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 1,311 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 771 21%
 No Earnings 1,661 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,658 91.4%
 Public transportation 6 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 82 4.5%
 Worked at Home 68 3.7%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 523 31.9%
 High School Graduate 847 51.6%
 Associate's degree 80 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 151 9.2%
 Master's degree 29 1.8%
 Professional school degree 11 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 656 83.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 43 5.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 91 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42256

ZIP Code 42256 is in the Logan County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42256.

Lewisburg Elementary School
750 Stacker St
Lewisburg, KY 42256
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Logan County School District

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