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ZIP Code 42261

Primary City:Morgantown, KY (View All Cities)
County: Butler County
Timezone: Eastern (6:16pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.2, -86.7
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42261

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42261. 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 42261. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42261, 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:
Morgantown, KY
Acceptable:
Brooklyn, Huntsville, Logansport, Provo, Welchs Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 42261 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42261 is located in south 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 42261 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42261 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,602
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,793
Median Home Value $89,600
Land Area 294.50 sq mi
Water Area 3.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,221
Median Household Income $37,132

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3603553513353153643313413414113733553072871781378960
Female329345344281335338314311337376405380324262203170128130
Total689700695616650702645652678787778735631549381307217190

Gender

 Male 5,290 50%
 Female 5,312 50%
Gender

Race

 White 10,266 96.8%
 Black Or African American 32 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.3%
 Asian 17 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 160 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 94 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5836049267565149127391
Renter1202272242021451067333
Total178587716877796597346124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,268 54%
 Single Guardian 700 17%
 Singles 1,074 25%
 Singles With Roommate 179 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,839 67%
 Households with Kids 1,382 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6685815563737867747664678064597266706860
Female6665676769716971656181636772646859533761
Total132150148122132144147138139137145130147136123140125123105121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42261 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 42261 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 42261 real estate data, the median home value of $89,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42261 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42261 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 42261 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,434 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 54 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 114 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,677 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,414 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,130 24%
 Households Vacant 572 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 82 14.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.2%
 For Sale Only 49 8.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 13.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 341 59.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 2%
 1 Bedroom 99 9%
 2 Bedroom 536 48%
 3+ Bedroom 466 41%
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 $37,132 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42261 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. Most commuters in 42261 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,326 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,606 18%
 No Earnings 3,805 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 3,326 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,606 18%
 No Earnings 3,805 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,064 95.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 125 2.9%
 Worked at Home 75 1.8%
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 945 25%
 High School Graduate 2,330 62%
 Associate's degree 217 6%
 Bachelor's degree 156 4%
 Master's degree 46 1%
 Professional school degree 47 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,536 69.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 386 17.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 286 13.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42261

ZIP Code 42261 is in the Butler County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42261.

Butler County Learning Center
178 Academic Way
Morgantown, KY 42261
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Butler County School District
Morgantown Elementary School
210 West Cemetery St
Morgantown, KY 42261
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Butler County School District
Butler County Middle School
505 North Ward Ave
Morgantown, KY 42261
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Butler County School District
North Butler Elementary
5539 Brownsville Rd
Morgantown, KY 42261
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Butler County School District
Butler County High School
1147 South Main St
Morgantown, KY 42261
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Butler County School District
Butler County Area Technology Center
799 Veterans Way
Morgantown, KY 42261
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Butler County School District

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