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ZIP Code 65542

Primary City:Licking, MO (View All Cities)
County: Texas County
Timezone: Central (4:18pm)
Coordinates:37.5, -91.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 65542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 65542. 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 65542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 65542, 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:
Licking, MO

Stats and Demographics for the 65542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 65542 is located in south Missouri 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 65542 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 65542 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,776
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,424
Median Home Value $89,300
Land Area 217.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,074
Median Household Income $34,951

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male214157141257442389380327271345315242181160100855439
Female1881601981721311411391421502061721841631501111008585
Total402317339429573530519469421551487426344310211185139124

Gender

 Male 4,099 60%
 Female 2,677 40%
Gender

Race

 White 5,814 85.8%
 Black Or African American 805 11.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 0.7%
 Asian 19 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 80 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3217219830933025717753
Renter69115859960455122
Total10128728340839030222875

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,139 55%
 Single Guardian 321 15%
 Singles 539 26%
 Singles With Roommate 75 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,414 68%
 Households with Kids 660 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4237594037283822322720323032443641538381
Female4423433628272834433835444338393432402725
Total8660102766555665675655576737083707393110106

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 65542 has a slightly less 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 65542 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 65542 real estate data, the median home value of $89,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 65542. Rentals in 65542 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 65542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,128 75.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,599 23.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 49 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 858 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 670 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 546 23%
 Households Vacant 350 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 86 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 35 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 86 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 131 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 2%
 1 Bedroom 64 10%
 2 Bedroom 259 41%
 3+ Bedroom 293 47%
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 $34,951 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 65542 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 65542 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 1,507 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,090 20%
 No Earnings 2,942 53%
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 1,507 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,090 20%
 No Earnings 2,942 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,131 94.8%
 Public transportation 11 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 2.1%
 Worked at Home 58 2.6%
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 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 704 25.0%
 High School Graduate 1,816 64.6%
 Associate's degree 103 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 96 3.4%
 Master's degree 66 2.3%
 Professional school degree 17 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 993 76.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 122 9.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 188 14.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 65542

ZIP Code 65542 is in the Department of Corrections School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 65542.

South Central Correctional Center
255 Hwy 32 West
Licking, MO 65542
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Department of Corrections School District
Licking Elementary
125 College Ave
Licking, MO 65542
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Licking R-VIII School District
Licking High School
313 South Main
Licking, MO 65542
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Licking R-VIII School District

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