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ZIP Code 42285

Primary City:Sweeden, KY (View All Cities)
County: Edmonson County
Timezone: Eastern (11:31pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.27, -86.29
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42285

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42285. 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 42285. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42285, 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:
Sweeden, KY
Acceptable:
Kyrock

Stats and Demographics for the 42285 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42285 is located in south 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 42285 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42285 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 375
Population Density 46 people per sq mi
Housing Units 170
Median Home Value $69,400
Land Area 8.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 152
Median Household Income $58,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male91120151211111071519818114541
Female169798138131715121112127681
Total25202724202419232430311930231111122

Gender

 Male 191 51%
 Female 184 49%
Gender

Race

 White 369 98.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 1.1%
 Asian 2 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41213372725151
Renter35412111
Total71717382926162

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 80 53%
 Single Guardian 26 17%
 Singles 43 28%
 Singles With Roommate 3 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 99 65%
 Households with Kids 53 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male04222520243355214444
Female47033021311203321300
Total411255541554558535744

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42285 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42285 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 42285 real estate data, the median home value of $69,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42285 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42285 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42285 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 375 100%
 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 85 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 49 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 18 11%
 Households Vacant 18 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 61%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 10 100%
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 $58,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42285 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. 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 42285 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. In 42285 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 188 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 162 46%
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 188 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 162 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 152 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 27 15%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 31 26%
 High School Graduate 80 67%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 9 8%
 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 88 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42285

ZIP Code 42285 is in the Edmonson County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42285.

Kyrock Elementary School
5720 Hwy 259 North
Sweeden, KY 42285
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edmonson County School District

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