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ZIP Code 42440

Primary City:Mortons Gap, KY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Hopkins County
Timezone: Eastern (11:28am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.3, -87.5
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42440

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42440. 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 42440. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42440, 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:
Mortons Gap, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42440 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42440 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 42440 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 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 42440 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 748
Population Density 749 people per sq mi
Housing Units 342
Median Home Value $46,900
Land Area 1.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 300
Median Household Income $26,944

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male261832352516272316342631191312952
Female92523201925183127253029211724121113
Total354355554441455443595660403036211615

Gender

 Male 369 49%
 Female 379 51%
Gender

Race

 White 716 95.7%
 Black Or African American 18 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner520274954412712
Renter61917154301
Total1139446458442713

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 148 49%
 Single Guardian 53 18%
 Singles 86 29%
 Singles With Roommate 13 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 211 70%
 Households with Kids 89 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7646443075411576910736
Female20415832764229353451
Total9687912621411813716914131187

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42440 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42440 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 42440 real estate data, the median home value of $46,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42440 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42440 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42440 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 748 100%
 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 114 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 121 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 19%
 Households Vacant 42 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 10%
 For Sale Only 5 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 3%
 2 Bedroom 10 15%
 3+ Bedroom 56 82%
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 $26,944 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42440 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, 42440 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 42440 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 180 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 71 12%
 No Earnings 337 57%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 180 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 71 12%
 No Earnings 337 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 204 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 9%
 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. 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 95 44%
 High School Graduate 93 43%
 Associate's degree 9 4%
 Bachelor's degree 6 3%
 Master's degree 13 6%
 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 103 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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