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ZIP Code 42724

Primary City:Cecilia, KY (View All Cities)
County: Hardin County
Timezone: Eastern (7:05pm)
Coordinates:37.7, -86.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42724

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42724. 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 42724. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42724, 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:
Cecilia, KY
Acceptable:
Stephensburg, Vertrees

Stats and Demographics for the 42724 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42724 is located in central 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 42724 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42724 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,714
Population Density 61 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,977
Median Home Value $154,400
Land Area 76.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,819
Median Household Income $57,565

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14516415915010714515515117518319915116811378442918
Female1631601671491051621361801571941921791429281603427
Total3083243262992123072913313323773913303102051591046345

Gender

 Male 2,334 50%
 Female 2,380 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,552 96.6%
 Black Or African American 60 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.6%
 Asian 20 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 16 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 35 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner321802703683272199524
Renter168079434315217
Total4826034941137023411631

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,098 60%
 Single Guardian 268 15%
 Singles 372 20%
 Singles With Roommate 81 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,192 66%
 Households with Kids 627 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3033263435363334262643362034253829273114
Female4329263746263129283432293042294230272115
Total7362527181626463546075655076548059545229

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42724 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42724 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 42724 real estate data, the median home value of $154,400 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 42724. Rentals in 42724 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42724 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,714 100%
 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 1,008 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 507 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 304 15%
 Households Vacant 158 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 33 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 101 47%
 3+ Bedroom 113 53%
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 $57,565 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42724 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 42724. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,689 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 891 25%
 No Earnings 993 28%
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 1,689 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 891 25%
 No Earnings 993 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,206 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 147 6%
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 256 18%
 High School Graduate 779 56%
 Associate's degree 102 7%
 Bachelor's degree 122 9%
 Master's degree 62 4%
 Professional school degree 74 5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 845 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 69 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 183 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42724

ZIP Code 42724 is in the Hardin County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42724.

Howevalley Elementary School
8450 Hardinsburg Rd
Cecilia, KY 42724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardin County School District
West Hardin Middle School
10471 Leitchfield Rd
Cecilia, KY 42724
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hardin County School District
Lakewood Elementary School
265 Learning Place Ln
Cecilia, KY 42724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardin County School District
Central Hardin High School
3040 Leitchfield Rd
Cecilia, KY 42724
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hardin County School District

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