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ZIP Code 40979

Primary City:Roark, KY (View All Cities)
County: Leslie County
Timezone: Eastern (9:48pm)
Area code: 606 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.00, -83.49
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40979

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40979. 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 40979. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40979, 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:
Roark, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 40979 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40979 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 40979 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40979 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 148
Population Density 58 people per sq mi
Housing Units 57
Median Home Value $150,900
Land Area 2.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 51
Median Household Income $34,107

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 34


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57512
5-94812
10-144913
15-196511
20-24549
25-29538
30-347411
35-39235
40-44369
45-495611
50-546511
55-59729
60-64325
65-69033
70-74347
75-796410
80-84022
85 Plus000

Gender

 Male 73 49%
 Female 75 51%
Gender

Race

 White 148 100%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24101
25-34718
35-44516
45-5412012
55-648210
65-74415
75-84639
85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 32 63%
 Single Guardian 9 18%
 Singles 10 20%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 27 53%
 Households with Kids 24 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1202
2123
3325
4101
5011
6123
7011
8112
9235
10101
11022
12213
13044
14123
15123
16213
17011
18213
19101
20112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40979 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 40979 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 40979 real estate data, the median home value of $150,900 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 40979. Rentals in 40979 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40979 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 148 100%
 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 18 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 25 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 8 14%
 Households Vacant 6 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 17%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 83%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 7 100%
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 $34,107 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 40979 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 40979 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 40979 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 56 64%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 8%
 No Earnings 25 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 56 64%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 8%
 No Earnings 25 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 56 100%
 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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 16 31%
 High School Graduate 36 69%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 90 58%
 Enrolled in Private School 29 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 35 23%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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