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ZIP Code 42647

Primary City:Stearns, KY (View All Cities)
County: Mccreary County
Timezone: Eastern (7:07am)
Area code: 606 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.7, -84.6
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42647

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42647. 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 42647. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42647, 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:
Stearns, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42647 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42647 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 42647 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42647 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,086
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,955
Median Home Value $65,600
Land Area 139.18 sq mi
Water Area 1.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,656
Median Household Income $27,398

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male 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
Male14612914112211112814112413513913215612411383533012
Female1321291211469511511413814715312617314613370483942
Total2782582622682062432552622822922583292702461531016954

Gender

 Male 2,019 49%
 Female 2,067 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,026 98.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 49 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2412419324331323411238
Renter358179684941175
Total5920527231136227512943

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 845 51%
 Single Guardian 314 19%
 Singles 446 27%
 Singles With Roommate 51 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,132 68%
 Households with Kids 524 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2224313727332425203331242330222922282132
Female2526272623291826332320293118313226332415
Total4750586350624251535651535448536148614547

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42647 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42647 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 42647 real estate data, the median home value of $65,600 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 42647. Rentals in 42647 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42647 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,086 100%
 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 646 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 635 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 375 19%
 Households Vacant 299 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 72 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 19 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 125 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 33 7%
 2 Bedroom 264 58%
 3+ Bedroom 161 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 $27,398 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42647 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42647 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. Most commuters in 42647 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 1,186 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 535 16%
 No Earnings 1,622 49%
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 1,186 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 535 16%
 No Earnings 1,622 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,438 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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 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 482 33%
 High School Graduate 680 46%
 Associate's degree 171 12%
 Bachelor's degree 19 1%
 Master's degree 124 8%
 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 913 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 86 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 103 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42647

ZIP Code 42647 is in the Mccreary County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42647.

Mccreary Academy
180 Raider Way
Stearns, KY 42647
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mccreary County School District
Mccreary Central High School
4oo Raider Way
Stearns, KY 42647
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mccreary County School District
Mccreary County Middle School
180 Raider Way
Stearns, KY 42647
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mccreary County School District

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