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ZIP Code 42320

Primary City:Beaver Dam, KY (View All Cities)
County: Ohio County
Timezone: Eastern (4:55pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.4, -86.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42320

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42320. 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 42320. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42320, 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:
Beaver Dam, KY
Unacceptable:
Cool Springs, Echols, Horton, Nineteen, Prentiss, Render, Schultztown, Taylor Mines

Stats and Demographics for the 42320 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42320 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 42320 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 42320 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,205
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,481
Median Home Value $88,700
Land Area 147.33 sq mi
Water Area 4.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,143
Median Household Income $40,369

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
Male3202952872842292242742892342582342642522111421078640
Female294290255278223268227276256288285275253196152125111123
Total614585542562452492501565490546519539505407294232197163

Gender

 Male 4,030 49%
 Female 4,175 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,693 93.8%
 Black Or African American 101 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.2%
 Asian 27 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 272 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 94 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3724234941649038924780
Renter96210199147105665515
Total13345254856359545530295

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,721 55%
 Single Guardian 537 17%
 Singles 760 24%
 Singles With Roommate 125 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,063 66%
 Households with Kids 1,080 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5469726661566062565269505363494561626751
Female4666586972644650585048545152567452534334
Total10013513013513312010611211410211710410411510511911311511085

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42320 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42320 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 42320 real estate data, the median home value of $88,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 42320. Rentals in 42320 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 42320 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,122 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 83 1%
 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 1,224 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,026 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 893 26%
 Households Vacant 338 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 46 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 153 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 103 13%
 2 Bedroom 384 47%
 3+ Bedroom 337 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 $40,369 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42320 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42320 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 42320 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,318 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,230 18%
 No Earnings 3,208 47%
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 2,318 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,230 18%
 No Earnings 3,208 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,830 96.1%
 Public transportation 7 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 93 3.2%
 Worked at Home 14 0.5%
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 856 29.5%
 High School Graduate 1,809 62.4%
 Associate's degree 83 2.9%
 Bachelor's degree 64 2.2%
 Master's degree 43 1.5%
 Professional school degree 23 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,478 86.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 222 13.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42320

ZIP Code 42320 is in the Ohio County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42320.

Beaver Dam Elementary School
183 Us Hwy 62 East
Beaver Dam, KY 42320
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Southern Elementary School
3836 Hwy 231 South
Beaver Dam, KY 42320
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Faith Foundation Academy
343 S Main St
Beaver Dam, KY 42320
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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