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ZIP Code 42420

Primary City:Henderson, KY (View All Cities)
County: Henderson County
Timezone: Eastern (4:53am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.8, -87.5
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42420

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42420. 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 42420. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42420, 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:
Henderson, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42420 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42420 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 42420 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42420 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,192
Population Density 203 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,011
Median Home Value $102,600
Land Area 188.47 sq mi
Water Area 8.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,667
Median Household Income $40,122

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3171,2371,2611,1431,0791,2571,1381,1251,2471,3511,4621,2431,088831512430313190
Female1,3261,2391,1761,1271,1441,3581,1871,2351,2141,4691,5251,4631,247899713589554503
Total2,6432,4762,4372,2702,2232,6152,3252,3602,4612,8202,9872,7062,3351,7301,2251,019867693

Gender

 Male 18,224 48%
 Female 19,968 52%
Gender

Race

 White 33,464 87.6%
 Black Or African American 3,437 9.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.2%
 Asian 177 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 298 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 726 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1401,0071,4912,1832,1841,439942293
Renter5731,2691,0711,171822505387190
Total7132,2762,5623,3543,0061,9441,329483

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,283 46%
 Single Guardian 2,911 19%
 Singles 4,687 30%
 Singles With Roommate 786 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,729 68%
 Households with Kids 4,938 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male255271258260262253240226256290235213231292233229227244210202
Female272275234289261246250231251239266218225228230223252205217252
Total527546492549523499490457507529501431456520463452479449427454

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42420 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42420 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 42420 real estate data, the median home value of $102,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42420 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42420 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42420 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,030 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 544 1.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 262 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 356 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,474 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,205 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,988 35%
 Households Vacant 1,344 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 582 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1%
 For Sale Only 166 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 55 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 430 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 147 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,472 27%
 2 Bedroom 2,448 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,426 26%
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 $40,122 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42420 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 42420 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 11,331 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,251 24%
 No Earnings 11,322 38%
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 11,331 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,251 24%
 No Earnings 11,322 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,171 94.8%
 Public transportation 70 0.4%
 Taxicab 7 0.0%
 Motorcycle 75 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 293 1.8%
 Worked at Home 384 2.4%
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 1,773 14.8%
 High School Graduate 7,513 62.6%
 Associate's degree 668 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,370 11.4%
 Master's degree 435 3.6%
 Professional school degree 143 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 95 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,693 80.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 733 10.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 686 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42420

ZIP Code 42420 is in the Henderson County School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42420.

Central Academy
851 Center St
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Henderson County School District
Bend Gate Elementary School
920 Bend Gate Rd
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
Cairo Elementary School
10694 Us Hwy 41 a
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
East Heights Elementary School
1776 Adams Ln
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
Henderson County North Middle School
1707 Second St
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
Niagara Elementary School
13043 Hwy 136 East
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
South Heights Elementary School
1199 Madison St
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
Henderson County South Middle School
800 South Alves St
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
Jefferson Elementary School
315 Jackson St
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center
631 North Green St
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
Henderson County High School
2424 Zion Rd
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Henderson County School District
Henderson County Academy
1715 Second St
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Henderson County School District
Holy Name Elementary School
628 2nd St
Henderson, KY 42420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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