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ZIP Code 42459

Primary City:Sturgis, KY (View All Cities)
Coordinates:37.6, -88.0
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42459

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42459. 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 42459. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42459, 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:
Sturgis, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42459 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42459 is located in west 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 42459 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42459 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,423
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,046
Median Home Value $67,100
Land Area 120.82 sq mi
Water Area 3.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,807
Median Household Income $37,854

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5156141297
5-9145147292
10-14138134272
15-19135154289
20-24108119227
25-29134140274
30-34135128263
35-39126135261
40-44112115227
45-49144164308
50-54161187348
55-59189179368
60-64136154290
65-6995112207
70-747488162
75-795897155
80-843469103
85 Plus255580

Gender

 Male 2,105 48%
 Female 2,318 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,120 93.1%
 Black Or African American 211 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 75 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24274875
25-3415097247
35-4418670256
45-5429067357
55-6431362375
65-7420744251
75-8415239191
85 Plus421355

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 996 55%
 Single Guardian 268 15%
 Singles 473 26%
 Singles With Roommate 70 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,251 69%
 Households with Kids 556 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1292352
2283765
3344478
4261844
5292453
6323163
7222446
8253863
9373067
10292756
11262450
12222244
13312556
14303666
15332861
16202545
17273461
18303464
19253358
20172643

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42459 has a slightly less 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 42459 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 42459 real estate data, the median home value of $67,100 is low 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 42459. Rentals in 42459 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42459 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,397 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 26 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 790 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 577 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 440 22%
 Households Vacant 239 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 4%
 For Sale Only 12 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 149 62%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 5%
 1 Bedroom 99 20%
 2 Bedroom 203 40%
 3+ Bedroom 178 35%
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 $37,854 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42459 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. More commuters in 42459 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 1,368 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 684 19%
 No Earnings 1,516 42%
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 1,368 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 684 19%
 No Earnings 1,516 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,705 93.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 0.7%
 Worked at Home 97 5.3%
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. 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 383 26%
 High School Graduate 870 60%
 Associate's degree 114 8%
 Bachelor's degree 13 1%
 Master's degree 59 4%
 Professional school degree 19 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 824 78.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 66 6.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 162 15.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42459

ZIP Code 42459 is in the Union County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42459.

Sturgis Elementary School
1101 North Grant St
Sturgis, KY 42459
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County School District

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