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ZIP Code 42301

Primary City:Owensboro, KY (View All Cities)
County: Daviess County
Timezone: Eastern (1:20pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.8, -87.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42301

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42301. 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 42301. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42301, 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:
Owensboro, KY
Acceptable:
Saint Joseph, St Joseph, Stanley

Stats and Demographics for the 42301 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42301 is located in west 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 42301 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42301 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,440
Population Density 248 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,960
Median Home Value $108,800
Land Area 171.00 sq mi
Water Area 2.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,705
Median Household Income $44,849

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5211,4781,3581,4061,3721,4031,2611,1941,2031,4501,5331,3361,150823672515360282
Female1,5221,3371,3461,3731,3671,4461,2421,3081,3361,4931,6191,5311,3101,007844764623655
Total3,0432,8152,7042,7792,7392,8492,5032,5022,5392,9433,1522,8672,4601,8301,5161,279983937

Gender

 Male 20,317 48%
 Female 22,123 52%
Gender

Race

 White 37,527 88.4%
 Black Or African American 3,045 7.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.2%
 Asian 245 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1%
 Other Race 601 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 934 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1481,1871,6092,3482,3821,6781,187430
Renter7181,4271,1971,206917549445277
Total8662,6142,8063,5543,2992,2271,632707

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,834 44%
 Single Guardian 3,277 19%
 Singles 5,609 32%
 Singles With Roommate 985 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,310 70%
 Households with Kids 5,395 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male288325300290275331262317293254274298250282297267298267277289
Female312291328309249292267252277259277258263289242268256313294284
Total600616628599524623529569570513551556513571539535554580571573

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42301 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42301 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 42301 real estate data, the median home value of $108,800 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 42301. Rentals in 42301 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 42301 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,685 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 209 0.5%
 Other Institutional 14 0.0%
 College Student Housing 348 0.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 159 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,180 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,789 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,736 36%
 Households Vacant 1,255 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 484 38.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 2.2%
 For Sale Only 208 16.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 65 5.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 102 8.1%
 For Migrant Workers 10 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 359 28.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 130 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,718 29%
 2 Bedroom 2,219 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,853 31%
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 $44,849 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42301 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 42301 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 12,801 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,369 22%
 No Earnings 12,878 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 12,801 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,369 22%
 No Earnings 12,878 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,893 94.6%
 Public transportation 101 0.6%
 Taxicab 11 0.1%
 Motorcycle 26 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 491 2.7%
 Worked at Home 334 1.9%
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 1,802 13.0%
 High School Graduate 9,150 66.0%
 Associate's degree 723 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,241 9.0%
 Master's degree 557 4.0%
 Professional school degree 289 2.1%
 Doctorate degree 98 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,681 77.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,107 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 804 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42301

ZIP Code 42301 is in the Daviess County School District. There are 21 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42301.

Audubon Elementary School
300 Worthington Rd
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
F T Burns Middle School
4610 Goetz Dr
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
Sorgho Elementary School
5390 Ky Hwy 56
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
Tamarack Elementary School
1733 Tamarack Rd
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
West Louisville Elementary School
8400 Hwy 56
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
F T Burns Elementary School
4514 Goetz Dr
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
Valley Elementary School
1000 Industrial Dr
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
Cravens Elementary School
2741 Cravens Ave
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Foust Elementary School
601 Foust Ave
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Sutton Elementary School
2060 Lewis Ln
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Hager Preschool
1701 West 7th St
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Owensboro Middle School South
2631 South Griffith Ave
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Owensboro Middle School North
1300 Booth Ave
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Apollo High School
2280 Tamarack Rd
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Daviess County School District
Valley High School
1000 Industrial Dr
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Daviess County School District
Owensboro High School
1800 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Kentucky Tech - Owensboro Campus
1501 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Owensboro Technical College
1501 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Owensboro Catholic Middle School
2540 Christie Pl
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Private
Owensboro Catholic Elementary K-3
4017 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Owensboro Catholic High School
1524 W Parrish Ave
Owensboro, KY 42301
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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