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ZIP Code 42217

Post Office City:Crofton, KY (View All Cities)
County: Christian County
Timezone: Central (7:56pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.0, -87.5
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42217

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 42217. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 42217 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:
Crofton, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42217 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42217 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 42217 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 large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42217 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,117
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,832
Median Home Value $89,000
Land Area 159.37 sq mi
Water Area 1.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,571
Median Household Income $43,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5119142261
5-9140139279
10-14152160312
15-19142124266
20-24105119224
25-29112116228
30-34117119236
35-39148141289
40-44157142299
45-49146153299
50-54153163316
55-59148129277
60-64120118238
65-69102112214
70-747786163
75-794951100
80-84203959
85 Plus193857

Gender

 Male 2,026 49%
 Female 2,091 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,900 94.7%
 Black Or African American 127 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.3%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 66 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24213455
25-3413068198
35-4421985304
45-5425557312
55-6427032302
65-7420534239
75-849522117
85 Plus36844

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 955 61%
 Single Guardian 198 13%
 Singles 360 23%
 Singles With Roommate 58 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,015 65%
 Households with Kids 556 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1143448
2273158
3282553
4292857
5192544
6332659
7322456
8273259
9293261
10313061
11363369
12272653
13243458
14343771
15282957
16372562
17343266
18272249
19161632
20262652

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42217 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42217 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 42217 real estate data, the median home value of $89,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 42217. Rentals in 42217 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42217 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Crofton, KY rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,117 100%
 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 676 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 555 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 340 19%
 Households Vacant 261 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 18 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 18%
 For Migrant Workers 4 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 155 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 3%
 2 Bedroom 176 50%
 3+ Bedroom 163 46%
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 $43,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42217 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 42217 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 1,279 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 700 23%
 No Earnings 1,039 34%
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 1,279 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 700 23%
 No Earnings 1,039 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,633 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 78 4%
 Worked at Home 42 2%
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, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 411 16.4%
 High School Graduate 1,646 65.7%
 Associate's degree 222 8.9%
 Bachelor's degree 131 5.2%
 Master's degree 73 2.9%
 Professional school degree 6 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 607 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 188 22%
 Not Enrolled in School 72 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42217

ZIP Code 42217 is in the following school districts: Christian County School District and Private. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42217.

Crofton Elementary School
12145 S Madisonville Rd
Crofton, KY 42217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christian County School District
Crofton Amish Parochial School
649 Poole Mill Rd
Crofton, KY 42217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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