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ZIP Code 42303

Primary City:Owensboro, KY (View All Cities)
County: Daviess County
Timezone: Eastern (11:42pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.8, -87.0
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42303

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42303. 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 42303. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42303, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 42303 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42303 is located in west 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 42303 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 families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42303 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,909
Population Density 812 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,496
Median Home Value $111,500
Land Area 47.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,325
Median Household Income $44,872

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male 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
Male1,4291,3431,3071,2291,2151,3031,2331,2671,2481,4221,3851,1801,033725587432301234
Female1,3351,2991,2841,2141,1841,2831,2541,2561,1661,5841,4261,2751,164852736620516588
Total2,7642,6422,5912,4432,3992,5862,4872,5232,4143,0062,8112,4552,1971,5771,3231,052817822

Gender

 Male 18,873 49%
 Female 20,036 51%
Gender

Race

 White 35,560 91.4%
 Black Or African American 1,541 4.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.1%
 Asian 418 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 32 0.1%
 Other Race 573 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 738 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1681,1681,6632,3612,2081,5341,052337
Renter5731,15794190957436822092
Total7412,3252,6043,2702,7821,9021,272429

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,405 48%
 Single Guardian 2,769 18%
 Singles 4,344 28%
 Singles With Roommate 807 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,265 67%
 Households with Kids 5,060 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male276303282293297269283264230258274283223269249245261265209241
Female247268293269284252248264251268260264224268228248255259224219
Total523571575562581521531528481526534547447537477493516524433460

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42303 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 42303 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 42303 real estate data, the median home value of $111,500 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 42303. Rentals in 42303 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42303 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,187 95.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 796 2.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 28 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 597 1.5%
 Other Institutional 2 0.0%
 College Student Housing 144 0.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 155 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,955 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,536 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,834 29%
 Households Vacant 1,171 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 432 36.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 1.6%
 For Sale Only 225 19.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 81 6.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 360 30.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 1,004 21.3%
 2 Bedroom 2,322 49.2%
 3+ Bedroom 1,363 28.9%
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 $44,872 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42303 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 42303 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 12,065 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,363 24%
 No Earnings 11,035 36%
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 12,065 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,363 24%
 No Earnings 11,035 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,003 94.5%
 Public transportation 59 0.3%
 Taxicab 7 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 538 3.2%
 Worked at Home 306 1.8%
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 area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,340 11%
 High School Graduate 6,846 58%
 Associate's degree 953 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,687 14%
 Master's degree 671 6%
 Professional school degree 204 2%
 Doctorate degree 106 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,253 76.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,198 14.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 682 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42303

ZIP Code 42303 is in the Owensboro Independent School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42303.

Seven Hills Alternative School
2401 McConnell Ave
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Daviess County Middle School
1415 East Fourth St
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
Highland Elementary School
2909 Hwy 54
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
Deer Park Elementary School
4959 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
College View Middle School
5061 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
Country Heights Elementary School
4961 Hwy 54
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
East View Elementary School
6104 Ky Hwy 405
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
Meadow Lands Elementary School
3500 Hayden Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daviess County School District
Estes Elementary School
1675 Leitchfield Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Newton Parrish Elementary School
510 Byers Ave
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Owensboro Independent School District
Daviess County High School
4255 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Daviess County School District
Owensboro Treatment Center Alternative
3001 Leitchfield Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Daviess County School District
Kentucky Tech - Daviess County Campus
1901 Southeastern Parkway
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Daviess County School District
Owensboro Catholic Elementary School 4-6 Campus
525 E 23rd St
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Majesty Academy
2600 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Maximilian Montessori Academy
1401b Spring Bank Dr Ste 4
Owensboro, KY 42303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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