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ZIP Code 42451

Primary City:Reed, KY (View All Cities)
County: Henderson County
Timezone: Eastern (9:11pm)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.87, -87.40
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42451

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42451. 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 42451. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42451, 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:
Reed, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42451 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42451 is located in west 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 42451 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 extremely 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 42451 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 783
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 328
Median Home Value $62,000
Land Area 39.52 sq mi
Water Area 5.66 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 310
Median Household Income $38,242

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5181129
5-9252752
10-14303161
15-19282654
20-24221436
25-29201737
30-34141731
35-39292655
40-44403474
45-49343266
50-54343165
55-59373168
60-64263157
65-69261743
70-749817
75-7910818
80-84358
85 Plus3912

Gender

 Male 408 52%
 Female 375 48%
Gender

Race

 White 773 98.7%
 Black Or African American 5 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-247310
25-3419625
35-44481260
45-54561066
55-6472779
65-7436541
75-8418321
85 Plus538

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 183 59%
 Single Guardian 42 14%
 Singles 75 24%
 Singles With Roommate 10 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 218 70%
 Households with Kids 92 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16410
2415
3224
4437
53710
6459
75712
86612
9729
108513
1110515
125712
132911
145510
159211
16279
177310
184610
196814
20325

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42451 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42451 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 42451 real estate data, the median home value of $62,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42451 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42451 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42451 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 783 100%
 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 166 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 95 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 49 15%
 Households Vacant 18 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Sale Only 3 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 10%
 2 Bedroom 47 39%
 3+ Bedroom 61 51%
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 $38,242 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42451 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. Residents in ZIP code 42451 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42451 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. In 42451 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 202 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 112 14%
 No Earnings 483 61%
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 202 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 112 14%
 No Earnings 483 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 239 93%
 Public transportation 17 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 85 22%
 High School Graduate 283 73%
 Associate's degree 21 5%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 280 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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