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ZIP Code 42461

Primary City:Uniontown, KY (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (7:17pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.8, -87.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42461

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42461. 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 42461. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42461, 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:
Uniontown, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42461 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42461 is located in west 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 42461 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42461 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,481
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 668
Median Home Value $58,600
Land Area 36.20 sq mi
Water Area 7.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 598
Median Household Income $43,162

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male59495361483932404867534551332214134
Female455652444839425450625639473429122021
Total104105105105967874949812910984986751263325

Gender

 Male 731 49%
 Female 750 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,368 92.4%
 Black Or African American 64 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 30 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14436911397723517
Renter1234322817654
Total2677101141114784021

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 272 45%
 Single Guardian 125 21%
 Singles 165 28%
 Singles With Roommate 36 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 385 64%
 Households with Kids 213 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1212121288101581789514141313101111
Female142118121391391091113971091266
Total2614232020211928172717201823212322221717

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42461 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42461 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 42461 real estate data, the median home value of $58,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42461 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42461 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42461 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,481 100%
 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 231 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 229 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 138 21%
 Households Vacant 70 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 8 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 2%
 2 Bedroom 72 36%
 3+ Bedroom 124 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 $43,162 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42461 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. Residents in ZIP code 42461 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42461 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 42461 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 386 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 192 20%
 No Earnings 398 41%
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 386 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 192 20%
 No Earnings 398 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 456 90.5%
 Public transportation 30 6.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 2.0%
 Worked at Home 5 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 127 31%
 High School Graduate 273 66%
 Associate's degree 9 2%
 Bachelor's degree 5 1%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 288 86.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 6.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42461

ZIP Code 42461 is in the Union County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42461.

Uniontown Elementary School
401 Walnut St
Uniontown, KY 42461
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County School District

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