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ZIP Code 42123

Primary City:Austin, KY (View All Cities)
County: Barren County
Timezone: Eastern (5:27am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.82, -85.99
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42123

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42123. 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 42123. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42123, 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:
Austin, KY
Unacceptable:
Cooktown

Stats and Demographics for the 42123 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42123 is located in south 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 42123 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42123 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 840
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 435
Median Home Value $116,100
Land Area 23.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 319
Median Household Income $36,300

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5222749
5-9273360
10-14263561
15-19383371
20-24171936
25-29141428
30-34222446
35-39282856
40-44292150
45-49374683
50-54272855
55-59272249
60-64334073
65-69262450
70-74141933
75-79111021
80-84167
85 Plus11112

Gender

 Male 400 48%
 Female 440 52%
Gender

Race

 White 817 97.3%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.4%
 Other Race 7 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-245510
25-3424832
35-44401757
45-5465873
55-6461465
65-7448351
75-8419423
85 Plus628

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 203 64%
 Single Guardian 32 10%
 Singles 72 23%
 Singles With Roommate 12 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 220 69%
 Households with Kids 99 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15510
2347
34812
4448
551015
67613
7336
8549
971017
10437
1141014
125510
136511
1471219
1510515
168816
174913
188715
198412
203811

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42123 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42123 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 42123 real estate data, the median home value of $116,100 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 42123. Rentals in 42123 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42123 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 840 100%
 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 149 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 119 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 51 12%
 Households Vacant 116 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 64 55%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 29 55%
 3+ Bedroom 24 45%
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 $36,300 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42123 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. Most commuters in 42123 can expect to fall in that range. 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 213 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 256 32%
 No Earnings 324 41%
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 213 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 256 32%
 No Earnings 324 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 320 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 2%
 Worked at Home 27 8%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 66 24%
 High School Graduate 151 54%
 Associate's degree 28 10%
 Bachelor's degree 22 8%
 Master's degree 11 4%
 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 107 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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