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ZIP Code 42653

Primary City:Whitley City, KY (View All Cities)
County: Mccreary County
Timezone: Eastern (8:54pm)
Area code: 606 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.8, -84.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42653

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42653. 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 42653. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42653, 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:
Whitley City, KY
Unacceptable:
Beulah Heights

Stats and Demographics for the 42653 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42653 is located in southeast 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 42653 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42653 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,619
Population Density 58 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,017
Median Home Value $68,200
Land Area 79.32 sq mi
Water Area 1.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,773
Median Household Income $19,784

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17418016718114314014714715416015214913911386431816
Female16014115918013615313416514718515613714912667532141
Total334321326361279293281312301345308286288239153963957

Gender

 Male 2,309 50%
 Female 2,310 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,521 97.9%
 Black Or African American 6 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.6%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 47 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner231292092612892137436
Renter75991059468592910
Total9822831435535727210346

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 850 48%
 Single Guardian 392 22%
 Singles 472 27%
 Singles With Roommate 59 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,140 64%
 Households with Kids 633 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3335443238403635313128363339383332453334
Female3430312730322224332637333825393939392432
Total6765755968725859645765697164777271845766

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42653 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 42653 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 42653 real estate data, the median home value of $68,200 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 42653. Rentals in 42653 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42653 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,493 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 80 1.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 22 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 674 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 560 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 539 27%
 Households Vacant 244 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 22 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 3%
 1 Bedroom 49 10%
 2 Bedroom 279 57%
 3+ Bedroom 150 30%
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 $19,784 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42653 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 42653 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 811 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 690 20%
 No Earnings 1,935 56%
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 811 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 690 20%
 No Earnings 1,935 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,081 90.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 0.7%
 Worked at Home 108 9.0%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 427 34%
 High School Graduate 723 57%
 Associate's degree 41 3%
 Bachelor's degree 66 5%
 Master's degree 16 1%
 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 619 87.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 2.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42653

ZIP Code 42653 is in the Mccreary County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42653.

Whitley City Elementary School
2819 North Hwy 27
Whitley City, KY 42653
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mccreary County School District
Beulah Mt Christian Academy
2995 Beulah Heights Rd
Whitley City, KY 42653
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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