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ZIP Code 42503

Primary City:Somerset, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Pulaski
Timezone: Eastern (8:51pm)
Area code: 606 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.1, -84.6
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42503. 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 42503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42503, 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:
Somerset, KY
Unacceptable:
West Somerset

Stats and Demographics for the 42503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42503 is located in south 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 42503 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 families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42503 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,894
Population Density 177 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,497
Median Home Value $143,000
Land Area 129.32 sq mi
Water Area 4.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,282
Median Household Income $40,180

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male660786768746584671681745786860826740684560478312217120
Female679747731691602633755713806942833844757617467383284186
Total1,3391,5331,4991,4371,1861,3041,4361,4581,5921,8021,6591,5841,4411,177945695501306

Gender

 Male 11,224 49%
 Female 11,670 51%
Gender

Race

 White 22,000 96.1%
 Black Or African American 251 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.2%
 Asian 181 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 206 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 214 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner765941,0631,4281,4501,158736193
Renter29260952649132019111045
Total3681,2031,5891,9191,7701,349846238

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,176 56%
 Single Guardian 1,380 15%
 Singles 2,295 25%
 Singles With Roommate 431 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,289 68%
 Households with Kids 2,993 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male128143147136158159145174150170142138174144147156166162115119
Female147130140145162145140154146142134157149149129143138154127107
Total275273287281320304285328296312276295323293276299304316242226

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42503 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42503 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 42503 real estate data, the median home value of $143,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 42503. Rentals in 42503 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,643 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 227 1.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 10 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,030 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,668 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,584 25%
 Households Vacant 1,215 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 330 27.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.7%
 For Sale Only 174 14.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 342 28.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 326 26.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 28 1%
 1 Bedroom 460 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,254 47%
 3+ Bedroom 935 35%
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 $40,180 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42503 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 42503 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 7,764 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,954 20%
 No Earnings 7,755 40%
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 7,764 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,954 20%
 No Earnings 7,755 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,989 95.2%
 Public transportation 10 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 161 1.5%
 Worked at Home 331 3.2%
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 1,498 18%
 High School Graduate 4,691 58%
 Associate's degree 446 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,102 14%
 Master's degree 158 2%
 Professional school degree 130 2%
 Doctorate degree 124 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,642 83.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 270 6.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 435 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42503

ZIP Code 42503 is in the Pulaski County School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42503.

Pulaski Central High School
500 Chandler St
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Pulaski County School District
Oak Hill Elementary School
1755 Wtlo Rd
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pulaski County School District
Pulaski Elementary School
107 West University Dr
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pulaski County School District
Shopville Elementary School
10 Old Shopville Rd
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pulaski County School District
Northern Elementary School
6155 Hwy 39
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pulaski County School District
Northern Middle School
650 Oak Leaf Ln
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pulaski County School District
Memorial Education Center
222 Langdon St
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pulaski County School District
Southwestern High School
1765 Wtlo Rd
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pulaski County School District
Pulaski County High School
511 University Dr
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pulaski County School District
Pulaski County Area Technology Center
3825 South Hwy 27
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pulaski County School District
Saline Christian Academy
2685 W Highway 80
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Somerset Christian School
815 Grand Central Blvd
Somerset, KY 42503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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