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ZIP Code 42321

Primary City:Beech Creek, KY (View All Cities)
County: Muhlenberg County
Timezone: Eastern (9:09pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.18, -87.06
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42321

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42321. 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 42321. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42321, 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:
Beech Creek, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42321 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42321 is located in southwest 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 42321 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42321 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 327
Population Density 213 people per sq mi
Housing Units 139
Median Home Value $86,800
Land Area 1.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 126
Median Household Income $8,472

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male108111118108814178148125102
Female1499131885111613971075314
Total241720243618131930301721181910416

Gender

 Male 165 50%
 Female 162 50%
Gender

Race

 White 321 98.2%
 Black Or African American 2 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4151826232044
Renter12621000
Total5172428242044

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 69 55%
 Single Guardian 26 21%
 Singles 27 21%
 Singles With Roommate 4 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 79 63%
 Households with Kids 47 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male42122203114123221424
Female23323300313131421332
Total65445503427254642756

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42321 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42321 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 42321 real estate data, the median home value of $86,800 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 42321.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 327 100%
 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 70 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 44 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 12 9%
 Households Vacant 13 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 15%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 69%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $8,472 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42321 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42321 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. The commute in 42321 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 3%
 No Earnings 211 97%
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 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 3%
 No Earnings 211 97%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 57 70%
 High School Graduate 25 30%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 18 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 33%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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