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ZIP Code 42642

Primary City:Russell Springs, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (3:16am)
Coordinates:37.1, -85.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42642

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42642. 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 42642. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42642, 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:
Russell Springs, KY
Acceptable:
Russell Spgs, Webbs Cross Roads, Webbs Crs Rds

Stats and Demographics for the 42642 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42642 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 42642 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 42642 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,573
Population Density 90 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,346
Median Home Value $81,500
Land Area 139.81 sq mi
Water Area 3.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,304
Median Household Income $29,154

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male40240038042336737834744042645442241238631423018610965
Female376419398375331318376447472485476417398337271240176120
Total778819778798698696723887898939898829784651501426285185

Gender

 Male 6,141 49%
 Female 6,432 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,118 96.4%
 Black Or African American 22 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.2%
 Asian 27 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 252 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 127 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner64329694783841645451123
Renter1893182552241381209634
Total2536479491,007979765547157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,650 50%
 Single Guardian 916 17%
 Singles 1,516 29%
 Singles With Roommate 222 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,657 69%
 Households with Kids 1,647 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male898282708876818372777875777310970100747069
Female8279647384848278918567858576777878845865
Total171161146143172160163161163162145160162149186148178158128134

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42642 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42642 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 42642 real estate data, the median home value of $81,500 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 42642. Rentals in 42642 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42642 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,569 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,122 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,808 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,374 22%
 Households Vacant 1,042 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 147 14.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.8%
 For Sale Only 65 6.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 508 48.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 274 26.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 3%
 1 Bedroom 133 11%
 2 Bedroom 634 51%
 3+ Bedroom 432 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 $29,154 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42642 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 42642 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 3,342 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,633 17%
 No Earnings 4,450 47%
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 3,342 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,633 17%
 No Earnings 4,450 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,032 92.8%
 Public transportation 3 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 210 4.8%
 Worked at Home 101 2.3%
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 1,093 28%
 High School Graduate 2,149 55%
 Associate's degree 223 6%
 Bachelor's degree 278 7%
 Master's degree 110 3%
 Professional school degree 48 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,797 75.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 4.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 470 19.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42642

ZIP Code 42642 is in the Russell County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42642.

Russell Springs Elementary School
1554 North Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY 42642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Russell County School District
Salem Elementary School
1409 South Hwy 76
Russell Springs, KY 42642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Russell County School District
Russell County Middle School
2258 South Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY 42642
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Russell County School District
Russell County High School
2166 South Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY 42642
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Russell County School District
Lake Cumberland Area Technology Center
Hwy 127 South
Russell Springs, KY 42642
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Russell County School District

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