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ZIP Code 42337

Primary City:Drakesboro, KY (View All Cities)
County: Muhlenberg County
Timezone: Eastern (9:38am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.2, -87.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42337

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42337. 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 42337. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42337, 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:
Drakesboro, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42337 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42337 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 42337 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42337 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,026
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 965
Median Home Value $58,200
Land Area 49.46 sq mi
Water Area 1.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 817
Median Household Income $30,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male60528360525244717568835879564021179
Female635370716041586381738670658042272716
Total1231051531311129310213415614116912814413682484425

Gender

 Male 980 48%
 Female 1,046 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,905 94.0%
 Black Or African American 101 5.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 13 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10581041521521356320
Renter8253422181132
Total18831381741701466622

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 417 51%
 Single Guardian 149 18%
 Singles 213 26%
 Singles With Roommate 38 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 553 68%
 Households with Kids 264 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6141414897151316142021129917101511
Female169816715511151615101415121615121612
Total2223223015241226283229303527212532223123

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42337 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42337 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 42337 real estate data, the median home value of $58,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42337 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42337 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42337 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,026 100%
 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 356 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 338 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 123 13%
 Households Vacant 148 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 17.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 22 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 5.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 57.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 42 38%
 3+ Bedroom 69 62%
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 $30,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42337 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42337 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 42337 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 409 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 250 18%
 No Earnings 711 52%
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 409 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 250 18%
 No Earnings 711 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 526 98.3%
 Public transportation 6 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.6%
 Worked at Home 0 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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 209 39.7%
 High School Graduate 255 48.4%
 Associate's degree 29 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 30 5.7%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 2 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 191 71.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 9.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 51 19.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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