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ZIP Code 42437

Primary City:Morganfield, KY (View All Cities)
Coordinates:37.7, -87.9
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42437

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42437. 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 42437. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42437, 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:
Morganfield, KY
Acceptable:
Henshaw
Unacceptable:
Boxville, Grove Center, Morganfld, Pride, Spring Grove

Stats and Demographics for the 42437 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42437 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 42437 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 42437 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,324
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,104
Median Home Value $88,000
Land Area 173.47 sq mi
Water Area 8.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,839
Median Household Income $40,726

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male232227258628743225235224222236256262225154123985636
Female23523625734529020423121722525430126222317412311683108
Total4674635159731,033429466441447490557524448328246214139144

Gender

 Male 4,440 53%
 Female 3,884 47%
Gender

Race

 White 6,599 79.3%
 Black Or African American 1,491 17.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.2%
 Asian 43 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 50 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 114 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2920930342849130021072
Renter78174167147103634025
Total10738347057559436325097

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,515 53%
 Single Guardian 454 16%
 Singles 751 26%
 Singles With Roommate 119 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,899 67%
 Households with Kids 940 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3949514351354737575447535747586296170242219
Female4839545534555946425048515454515068878979
Total8788105988590106839910495104111101109112164257331298

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42437 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 42437 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 42437 real estate data, the median home value of $88,000 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 42437. Rentals in 42437 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42437 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,979 83.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 43 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 63 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,239 14.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,199 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 843 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 797 26%
 Households Vacant 265 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 30 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 146 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 89 12%
 1 Bedroom 70 9%
 2 Bedroom 226 31%
 3+ Bedroom 352 48%
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 $40,726 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42437 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 42437 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42437 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 42437 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,311 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,544 22%
 No Earnings 3,314 46%
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 2,311 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,544 22%
 No Earnings 3,314 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,563 84%
 Public transportation 54 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 383 13%
 Worked at Home 51 2%
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 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 434 16.9%
 High School Graduate 1,532 59.8%
 Associate's degree 315 12.3%
 Bachelor's degree 194 7.6%
 Master's degree 73 2.8%
 Professional school degree 14 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,076 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 260 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 133 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42437

ZIP Code 42437 is in the Union County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42437.

Union County Learning Academy
4464 Us Hwy 60 West
Morganfield, KY 42437
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Union County School District
Morganfield Elementary School
511 South Mart St
Morganfield, KY 42437
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County School District
Union County Middle School
4465 Us Hwy 60 West
Morganfield, KY 42437
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Union County School District
Union County High School
4464 Us Hwy 60 West
Morganfield, KY 42437
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County School District
Earle C Clements Victory Tech High School
2302 Us Hwy 60 East
Morganfield, KY 42437
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County School District
Clements Victory Technical Hs #2
2302 Us Hwy 60 East
Morganfield, KY 42437
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County School District
Union County Area Vocational Ed Center
4464 Us Hwy 60 West
Morganfield, KY 42437
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County School District
St Ann Interparochial School
320 S Church St
Morganfield, KY 42437
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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