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ZIP Code 42754

Primary City:Leitchfield, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (12:45am)
Coordinates:37.5, -86.3
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42754

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42754. 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 42754. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42754, 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:
Leitchfield, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42754 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42754 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 42754 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42754 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,349
Population Density 82 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,275
Median Home Value $95,300
Land Area 186.87 sq mi
Water Area 5.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,928
Median Household Income $31,861

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male52452552754045350756556252556656447745335923718612772
Female454487502472423446508497467507546537452400300214198170
Total9781,0121,0291,0128769531,0731,0599921,0731,1101,014905759537400325242

Gender

 Male 7,769 51%
 Female 7,580 49%
Gender

Race

 White 14,841 96.7%
 Black Or African American 237 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.2%
 Asian 61 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 22 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 156 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner80486672907884674393123
Renter19337431729121817710534
Total2738609891,1981,102851498157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,117 53%
 Single Guardian 974 16%
 Singles 1,574 27%
 Singles With Roommate 263 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,954 67%
 Households with Kids 1,974 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male104106108111109919299134107103105101111125107117969594
Female73891011038510510488105127941028495989597849894
Total177195209214194196196187239234197207185206223202214180193188

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42754 has a slightly higher than average 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 42754 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 42754 real estate data, the median home value of $95,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42754 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42754 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42754 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,571 94.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 602 3.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 166 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 10 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,481 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,738 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,709 23%
 Households Vacant 1,347 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 127 9.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.6%
 For Sale Only 100 7.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 809 60.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 276 20.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 242 12.6%
 2 Bedroom 1,081 56.5%
 3+ Bedroom 578 30.2%
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 $31,861 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42754 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 42754 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 4,055 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,650 22%
 No Earnings 5,365 44%
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 4,055 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,650 22%
 No Earnings 5,365 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,443 95.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 9 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 106 1.9%
 Worked at Home 160 2.8%
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 1,232 25%
 High School Graduate 3,049 62%
 Associate's degree 180 4%
 Bachelor's degree 222 4%
 Master's degree 132 3%
 Professional school degree 142 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,662 84.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 236 7.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 256 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42754

ZIP Code 42754 is in the Grayson County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42754.

Grayson County Middle School
726 John Hill Taylor Dr
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Grayson County School District
H W Wilkey Elementary School
130 Wallace Ave
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grayson County School District
Oran P Lawler Elementary School
174 High School Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grayson County School District
Grayson County High School
340 Schoolhouse Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grayson County School District
St Paul Catholic Elementary
1812 Saint Paul Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Leitchfield Christian Academy
106 E Walnut St
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Promise Land Academy
510 N Clinton St
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bethel Christian Academy
14457 S Highway 259
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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