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ZIP Code 42262

Primary City:Oak Grove, KY (View All Cities)
County: Christian County
Timezone: Eastern (11:48am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.69, -87.44
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42262

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42262. 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 42262. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42262, 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:
Oak Grove, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42262 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42262 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 42262 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42262 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,396
Population Density 233 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,720
Median Home Value $94,300
Land Area 36.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,105
Median Household Income $35,997

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 24


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56686181,286
5-9370362732
10-14283227510
15-19192279471
20-246937531,446
25-297336531,386
30-34391344735
35-39212229441
40-44194171365
45-49136171307
50-54112127239
55-5910095195
60-644364107
65-69283462
70-74232548
75-79161531
80-8412820
85 Plus31215

Gender

 Male 4,209 50%
 Female 4,187 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,518 65.7%
 Black Or African American 1,742 20.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 91 1.1%
 Asian 136 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 55 0.7%
 Other Race 347 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 507 6.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24207524731
25-345017221,223
35-44241271512
45-54160174334
55-649692188
65-74442771
75-8425934
85 Plus12012

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,536 49%
 Single Guardian 620 20%
 Singles 729 23%
 Singles With Roommate 220 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,628 52%
 Households with Kids 1,477 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1132121253
2165146311
3112103215
411696212
59187178
67982161
76663129
87357130
96173134
106751118
116950119
12494594
13474289
14513990
15384179
16313768
17394685
18376097
194795142
2088131219

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42262 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 42262 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 42262 real estate data, the median home value of $94,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42262 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42262 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42262 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,396 100%
 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 1,122 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 164 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,819 49%
 Households Vacant 615 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 357 58.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2.1%
 For Sale Only 93 15.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 2.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 18.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 140 8%
 2 Bedroom 531 31%
 3+ Bedroom 1,032 61%
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 $35,997 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42262 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42262 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. More commuters in 42262 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,106 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,367 24%
 No Earnings 1,163 21%
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 3,106 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,367 24%
 No Earnings 1,163 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,763 97.9%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 1.1%
 Worked at Home 22 0.6%
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. 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 243 12.3%
 High School Graduate 1,441 72.8%
 Associate's degree 138 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 152 7.7%
 Master's degree 6 0.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,778 83.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 104 4.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 242 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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