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ZIP Code 42701

Primary City:Elizabethtown, KY (View All Cities)
County: Hardin County
Timezone: Eastern (5:22pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.7, -85.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42701. 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 42701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42701, 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:
Elizabethtown, KY
Acceptable:
E Town

Stats and Demographics for the 42701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42701 is located in central 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 42701 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 42701 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 48,194
Population Density 304 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,611
Median Home Value $155,000
Land Area 158.63 sq mi
Water Area 1.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,156
Median Household Income $47,822

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6911,5781,7621,7311,5501,6691,4931,5601,6101,8431,7631,4711,229861603480304264
Female1,6151,5191,6201,5671,4491,6251,5421,5751,6891,9751,9361,6591,3511,009843644534580
Total3,3063,0973,3823,2982,9993,2943,0353,1353,2993,8183,6993,1302,5801,8701,4461,124838844

Gender

 Male 23,462 49%
 Female 24,732 51%
Gender

Race

 White 41,058 85.2%
 Black Or African American 4,042 8.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 157 0.3%
 Asian 1,006 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 75 0.2%
 Other Race 489 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,367 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1261,2492,1633,1522,6751,6781,044339
Renter8251,8051,2971,109778444290182
Total9513,0543,4604,2613,4532,1221,334521

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,862 51%
 Single Guardian 3,307 17%
 Singles 5,092 27%
 Singles With Roommate 895 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,584 66%
 Households with Kids 6,572 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male317337359362344317313278326370336349344363351386374343277268
Female336316343333296315310267331317282302347372333343343291257284
Total653653702695640632623545657687618651691735684729717634534552

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42701 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42701 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 42701 real estate data, the median home value of $155,000 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 42701. Rentals in 42701 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 47,107 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 625 1.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 98 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 284 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 80 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,929 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,497 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,730 33%
 Households Vacant 1,455 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 428 29.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 43 3.0%
 For Sale Only 364 25.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 73 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 117 8.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 429 29.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 115 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,356 21%
 2 Bedroom 2,744 43%
 3+ Bedroom 2,216 34%
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 $47,822 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42701 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 42701 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 15,645 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,923 24%
 No Earnings 13,363 35%
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 15,645 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,923 24%
 No Earnings 13,363 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,739 95.7%
 Public transportation 77 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 327 1.5%
 Worked at Home 506 2.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,422 9%
 High School Graduate 8,850 58%
 Associate's degree 1,071 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,130 14%
 Master's degree 1,217 8%
 Professional school degree 340 2%
 Doctorate degree 151 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,725 77.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,147 11.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,050 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42701

ZIP Code 42701 is in the Hardin County School District. There are 23 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42701.

Lincoln Village Youth Dev Center
65 West A. Jenkins
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hardin County School District
Hardin County Day Treatment Center
643 Westport Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hardin County School District
Spectrum Care Academy
461 Fowler Ln
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hardin County School District
Lincoln Village Regional Juv Detention Center
820 New Glendale Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hardin County School District
Helmwood Heights Elementary School
307 Cardinal Dr
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabethtown Independent School District
Morningside Elementary School
313 Morningside Dr
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabethtown Independent School District
Talton K Stone Middle School
323 Morningside Dr
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Elizabethtown Independent School District
Panther Academy
634 North Mulberry St
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elizabethtown Independent School District
G C Burkhead Elementary School
521charlemagne Blvd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardin County School District
Lincoln Trail Elementary School
3154 Bardstown Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardin County School District
New Highland Elementary School
110 West A. Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardin County School District
Bluegrass Middle School
170 West A. Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hardin County School District
Heartland Elementary School
2300 Nelson Dr
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardin County School District
Elizabethtown High School
620 North Mulberry St
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabethtown Independent School District
Elizabethtown Technical College
505 University Dr
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabethtown Independent School District
Glen Dale Center
1030 Commerce Dr
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elizabethtown Independent School District
Mulberry Helm Education Center
65 West A. Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hardin County School District
John Hardin High School
384 West A. Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hardin County School District
Crossroads Treatment Center
854 Tunnel Hill Church Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hardin County School District
St James Catholic School
114 N Miles St
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Children'S Academy
2411 Ring Rd Ste 114
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Elizabethtown Christian Academy
401 W Poplar St
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Gloria Dei Lutheran School
1711 Ring Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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