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ZIP Code 42003

Post Office City:Paducah, KY (View All Cities)
County: McCracken County
Timezone: Central (6:30am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.0, -88.6
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42003

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 42003. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 42003 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Paducah, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42003 is located in southwest 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 42003 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 families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42003 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Paducah, KY population.

Population 29,683
Population Density 426 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,991
Median Home Value $98,900
Land Area 69.61 sq mi
Water Area 3.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,634
Median Household Income $37,621

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58978711,768
5-99939201,913
10-149229341,856
15-198738581,731
20-247967681,564
25-298978911,788
30-349169171,833
35-399189051,823
40-449549151,869
45-491,1221,1102,232
50-541,1231,1372,260
55-591,1181,0972,215
60-648509911,841
65-696708921,562
70-744805881,068
75-79355566921
80-84264465729
85 Plus202508710

Gender

 Male 14,350 48%
 Female 15,333 52%
Gender

Race

 White 25,252 85.1%
 Black Or African American 3,193 10.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 85 0.3%
 Asian 214 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 268 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 667 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24118392510
25-347739411,714
35-441,1827521,934
45-541,7518342,585
55-641,7787112,489
65-741,2554621,717
75-848283611,189
85 Plus265231496

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,578 44%
 Single Guardian 2,296 18%
 Singles 4,139 33%
 Singles With Roommate 621 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,974 71%
 Households with Kids 3,660 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1176174350
2181168349
3186171357
4185168353
5216188404
6211193404
7165183348
8192171363
9209185394
10183193376
11217191408
12157185342
13177194371
14188171359
15183186369
16189173362
17172178350
18178162340
19151159310
20181130311

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42003 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 42003 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 42003 real estate data, the median home value of $98,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42003 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42003 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,870 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 435 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 227 0.8%
 Other Institutional 36 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 107 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,853 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,097 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,684 33%
 Households Vacant 1,357 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 443 32.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 49 3.6%
 For Sale Only 204 15.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 57 4.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 555 40.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 85 2%
 1 Bedroom 990 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,960 46%
 3+ Bedroom 1,183 28%
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 $37,621 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42003 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. More commuters in 42003 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 8,439 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,567 24%
 No Earnings 9,444 40%
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 8,439 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,567 24%
 No Earnings 9,444 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,322 95.3%
 Public transportation 87 0.7%
 Taxicab 22 0.2%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 215 1.8%
 Worked at Home 228 1.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,333 16.1%
 High School Graduate 12,258 59.2%
 Associate's degree 1,847 8.9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,101 10.2%
 Master's degree 839 4.1%
 Professional school degree 283 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 33 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,994 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 625 12.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 449 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42003

ZIP Code 42003 is in the following school districts: Mccracken County School District, Paducah Independent School District, and Private. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42003.

Reidland Elementary School
5741 Benton Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Hendron Lone Oak Elementary School
2501 Marshall Ave
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Reidland Intermediate School
5349 Benton Road
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mccracken County School District
Morgan Elementary School
2200 S 28th St
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paducah Independent School District
Choices Educational Center
1350 South 6th St
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Paducah Independent School District
St Mary School System
1243 Elmdale Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Mary Elementary
377 Highland Blvd
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community Christian Academy K-12
110 Lebanon Church Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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