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ZIP Code 40847

Post Office City:Kenvir, KY (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Harlan County
Timezone: Eastern (10:44pm)
Area code: 606 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.85, -83.16
ZIP (~1400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40847

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Primary/preferred city:
Kenvir, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 40847 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40847 is located in southeast 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 40847 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40847 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 261
Population Density 271 people per sq mi
Housing Units 108
Median Home Value $35,200
Land Area 0.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 97
Median Household Income $16,071

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 5131023
85 Plus022


 Male 138 53%
 Female 123 47%


 White 259 99.2%
 Black Or African American 1 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 57 59%
 Single Guardian 16 16%
 Singles 21 22%
 Singles With Roommate 3 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 60 62%
 Households with Kids 37 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40847 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 40847 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 40847 real estate data, the median home value of $35,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 40847 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40847 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 261 100%
 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 24 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 47 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 26 24%
 Households Vacant 11 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 34 83%
 3+ Bedroom 7 17%
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 $16,071 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 40847 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 40847 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

For more information, see Kenvir, KY transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 19 9%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 190 91%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 19 9%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 190 91%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 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 109 70%
 High School Graduate 34 22%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 13 8%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 42 58%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 42%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40847

ZIP Code 40847 is in the Harlan County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40847.

Black Mountain Elementary School
1555 Hwy 215
Kenvir, KY 40847
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlan County School District

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