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ZIP Code 42445

Primary City:Princeton, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (8:54am)
Coordinates:37.2, -87.9
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42445

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42445. 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 42445. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42445, 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:
Princeton, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42445 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42445 is located in southwest Kentucky and covers a large 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 42445 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 42445 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,331
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,418
Median Home Value $85,800
Land Area 265.00 sq mi
Water Area 2.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,699
Median Household Income $36,187

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male35733136538627130427337236941140640435829021913510175
Female354364331353310324306368342420435429421309245236165192
Total711695696739581628579740711831841833779599464371266267

Gender

 Male 5,427 48%
 Female 5,904 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,422 92.0%
 Black Or African American 643 5.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.2%
 Asian 33 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 43 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 170 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner46286518701778584389156
Renter1252692302141731038146
Total171555748915951687470202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,382 51%
 Single Guardian 812 17%
 Singles 1,334 28%
 Singles With Roommate 171 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,287 70%
 Households with Kids 1,412 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7169787854667058838063697281769083686967
Female6671826475687081707168676560717780685765
Total137140160142129134140139153151131136137141147167163136126132

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42445 has a slightly less than average 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 42445 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 42445 real estate data, the median home value of $85,800 is low 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 42445. Rentals in 42445 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42445 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,183 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 31 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 91 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,954 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,504 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,241 23%
 Households Vacant 719 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 112 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 87 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 94 13%
 For Migrant Workers 8 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 377 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 218 16%
 2 Bedroom 576 43%
 3+ Bedroom 550 41%
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 $36,187 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42445 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, 42445 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 42445 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,969 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,793 21%
 No Earnings 3,914 45%
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 2,969 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,793 21%
 No Earnings 3,914 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,871 93.4%
 Public transportation 6 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 225 5.4%
 Worked at Home 42 1.0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 629 18%
 High School Graduate 2,353 66%
 Associate's degree 126 4%
 Bachelor's degree 228 6%
 Master's degree 144 4%
 Professional school degree 62 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,030 86.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 42 1.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 280 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42445

ZIP Code 42445 is in the Caldwell County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42445.

Caldwell County Middle School
440 Beckner Ln
Princeton, KY 42445
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Caldwell County Elementary School
105 Education Dr
Princeton, KY 42445
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Caldwell County Primary School
1000 Marion Rd
Princeton, KY 42445
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Caldwell County High School
350 Beckner Ln
Princeton, KY 42445
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caldwell County School District
Caldwell County Area Technology Center
130 Vocational School Rd
Princeton, KY 42445
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caldwell County School District

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