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ZIP Code 42343

Primary City:Fordsville, KY (View All Cities)
County: Ohio County
Timezone: Eastern (9:51am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.6, -86.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42343

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42343. 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 42343. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42343, 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:
Fordsville, KY
Unacceptable:
Trisler, Yeaman

Stats and Demographics for the 42343 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42343 is located in central 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 42343 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42343 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,782
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 853
Median Home Value $43,500
Land Area 71.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 713
Median Household Income $28,214

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56044104
5-9495099
10-146260122
15-196453117
20-24404888
25-29514798
30-34454893
35-39465096
40-445153104
45-497275147
50-548261143
55-596843111
60-645869127
65-695254106
70-74404484
75-79312960
80-84202343
85 Plus112940

Gender

 Male 902 51%
 Female 880 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,755 98.5%
 Black Or African American 6 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24161127
25-34493685
35-44861399
45-5413336169
55-6411318131
65-7410112113
75-84591069
85 Plus18220

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 362 51%
 Single Guardian 117 16%
 Singles 204 29%
 Singles With Roommate 30 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 497 70%
 Households with Kids 216 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1101323
210717
320929
413619
511617
6131528
78917
88614
991423
10111324
11131427
1281422
1314620
14161329
15111425
16111829
1713821
1820727
199615
208917

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42343 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42343 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 42343 real estate data, the median home value of $43,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42343 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42343 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 42343 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,719 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 63 4%
 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 287 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 288 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 138 16%
 Households Vacant 140 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 2%
 2 Bedroom 73 50%
 3+ Bedroom 71 48%
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 $28,214 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42343 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. However, that is not the case in 42343. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 373 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 271 19%
 No Earnings 817 56%
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 373 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 271 19%
 No Earnings 817 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 495 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 5%
 Worked at Home 12 2%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 156 24%
 High School Graduate 431 66%
 Associate's degree 55 8%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 6 1%
 Professional school degree 7 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 290 60%
 Enrolled in Private School 153 31%
 Not Enrolled in School 43 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42343

ZIP Code 42343 is in the Ohio County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42343.

Fordsville Elementary School
359 West Main St
Fordsville, KY 42343
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Sugar Grove Christian Academy
7692 Sunnydale Rd
Fordsville, KY 42343
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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