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ZIP Code 42721

Primary City:Caneyville, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (10:56pm)
Coordinates:37.4, -86.5
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42721

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42721. 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 42721. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42721, 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:
Caneyville, KY
Acceptable:
Neafus, Spring Lick
Unacceptable:
Steff

Stats and Demographics for the 42721 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42721 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 42721 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 42721 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,982
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,852
Median Home Value $74,600
Land Area 145.72 sq mi
Water Area 1.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,551
Median Household Income $29,400

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male152147126137981081101181381481391401468780482627
Female1291331301311081231151311421331461321379883554734
Total2812802562682062312252492802812852722831851631037361

Gender

 Male 1,975 50%
 Female 2,007 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,881 97.5%
 Black Or African American 14 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 56 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1812921925928519710741
Renter276752564128205
Total4519627131532622512746

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 898 58%
 Single Guardian 229 15%
 Singles 364 23%
 Singles With Roommate 60 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,025 66%
 Households with Kids 526 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3137253035312930221425322035293023332230
Female1626353035261631252929262224372223242531
Total4763606070574561474354584259665246574761

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42721 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42721 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 42721 real estate data, the median home value of $74,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42721 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42721 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42721 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,982 100%
 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 658 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 597 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 296 16%
 Households Vacant 301 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 9.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.0%
 For Sale Only 19 6.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 82 27.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 158 52.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 47 15%
 2 Bedroom 125 40%
 3+ Bedroom 142 45%
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 $29,400 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42721 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 42721 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,036 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 904 27%
 No Earnings 1,391 42%
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 1,036 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 904 27%
 No Earnings 1,391 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,451 91.7%
 Public transportation 11 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 0.6%
 Worked at Home 111 7.0%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 362 28%
 High School Graduate 828 64%
 Associate's degree 12 1%
 Bachelor's degree 52 4%
 Master's degree 33 3%
 Professional school degree 16 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 704 83.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 100 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42721

ZIP Code 42721 is in the Grayson County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42721.

Grayson County Alternative Education
306 East Maple St
Caneyville, KY 42721
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Grayson County School District
Caneyville Elementary School
521 East Maple St
Caneyville, KY 42721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grayson County School District

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