Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 42749

Primary City:Horse Cave, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (5:15pm)
Coordinates:37.2, -85.9
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42749

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42749. 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 42749. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42749, 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:
Horse Cave, KY
Acceptable:
Park

Stats and Demographics for the 42749 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42749 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 42749 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 42749 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,245
Population Density 58 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,382
Median Home Value $74,400
Land Area 91.21 sq mi
Water Area 1.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,110
Median Household Income $32,284

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male 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
Male170197173195145122140134158197207163130142102674722
Female1771901541721381601541541702071981791701291188772105
Total347387327367283282294288328404405342300271220154119127

Gender

 Male 2,511 48%
 Female 2,734 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,655 88.8%
 Black Or African American 450 8.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 19 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 34 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 75 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2713921231129124414758
Renter71139125129101693413
Total9827833744039231318171

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,059 50%
 Single Guardian 362 17%
 Singles 613 29%
 Singles With Roommate 76 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,415 67%
 Households with Kids 695 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3441363347324040383140353433425031432926
Female4038243742404824363231352333413147332031
Total7479607089728864746371705766838178764957

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42749 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42749 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 42749 real estate data, the median home value of $74,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42749 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42749 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42749 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,139 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 106 2%
 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 828 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 601 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 681 29%
 Households Vacant 272 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 83 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 27 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 12%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 98 15%
 2 Bedroom 236 36%
 3+ Bedroom 322 49%
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 $32,284 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42749 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 42749 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 1,436 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 837 21%
 No Earnings 1,743 43%
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 1,436 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 837 21%
 No Earnings 1,743 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,824 92.3%
 Public transportation 9 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 34 1.7%
 Worked at Home 109 5.5%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 387 25.3%
 High School Graduate 890 58.1%
 Associate's degree 107 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 107 7.0%
 Master's degree 31 2.0%
 Professional school degree 10 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,002 90.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 2.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 76 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42749

ZIP Code 42749 is in the Caverna Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42749.

Caverna Middle School
2277 South Dixie St
Horse Cave, KY 42749
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Caverna Independent School District
Legrande Elementary School
70 Legrande School Rd
Horse Cave, KY 42749
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hart County School District
Caverna High School
2276 South Dixie St
Horse Cave, KY 42749
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caverna Independent School District

Nearby ZIP Codes