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ZIP Code 42025

Post Office City:Benton, KY (View All Cities)
County: Marshall County
Timezone: Central (5:51pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.9, -88.3
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42025

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 42025. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 42025 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:
Benton, KY
Unacceptable:
Draffenville, Fairdealing, Palma, Sharpe

Stats and Demographics for the 42025 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42025 is located in southwest 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 42025 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42025 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,305
Population Density 97 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,307
Median Home Value $105,900
Land Area 198.69 sq mi
Water Area 19.66 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,022
Median Household Income $42,310

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5532464996
5-95975411,138
10-145425931,135
15-196235701,193
20-24482430912
25-29487492979
30-345545251,079
35-396136221,235
40-446506291,279
45-497147241,438
50-547337781,511
55-597236961,419
60-646426941,336
65-695455831,128
70-74425505930
75-79345365710
80-84182282464
85 Plus143280423

Gender

 Male 9,532 49%
 Female 9,773 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,003 98.4%
 Black Or African American 28 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.2%
 Asian 44 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 51 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 147 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2492135227
25-34608286894
35-441,0242691,293
45-541,3242811,605
55-641,3932151,608
65-741,1291531,282
75-84688131819
85 Plus22866294

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,689 58%
 Single Guardian 1,001 12%
 Singles 2,060 26%
 Singles With Roommate 272 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,691 71%
 Households with Kids 2,331 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
110994203
210993202
39880178
4115103218
5121103224
610788195
7114114228
8111107218
9144129273
10119130249
11102128230
1294113207
13123114237
14104108212
15123129252
16139103242
17124134258
18121115236
1911689205
208894182

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42025 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 42025 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 42025 real estate data, the median home value of $105,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42025 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42025 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42025 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Benton, KY house value.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,038 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 161 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 91 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,770 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,716 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,536 17%
 Households Vacant 1,285 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 174 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 150 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 548 43%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 375 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 68 5%
 1 Bedroom 201 16%
 2 Bedroom 357 29%
 3+ Bedroom 616 50%
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 $42,310 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42025 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 42025 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 6,123 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,235 20%
 No Earnings 6,680 42%
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 6,123 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,235 20%
 No Earnings 6,680 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,542 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 80 1%
 Worked at Home 398 5%
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 2,104 14.7%
 High School Graduate 9,096 63.6%
 Associate's degree 942 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,300 9.1%
 Master's degree 711 5.0%
 Professional school degree 116 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 41 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,955 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 342 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 324 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42025

ZIP Code 42025 is in the Marshall County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42025.

Central Elementary School
115 Jim Goheen Road
Benton, KY 42025
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marshall County School District
Benton Elementary School
208 W 11th St
Benton, KY 42025
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marshall County School District
Benton Middle School
906 Joe Creason Dr
Benton, KY 42025
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Marshall County School District
Jonathan Elementary School
9207 Us Hwy 68 E
Benton, KY 42025
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marshall County School District
Sharpe Elementary School
8400 Us Hwy 68 W
Benton, KY 42025
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marshall County School District
South Marshall Elementary School
155 Sid Darnell Road
Benton, KY 42025
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marshall County School District
South Marshall Middle School
85 Sid Darnall Rd
Benton, KY 42025
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Marshall County School District
Marshall County High School
416 High School Rd
Benton, KY 42025
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Marshall County School District
Star Academy High School
397 High School Road
Benton, KY 42025
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Marshall County School District

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