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ZIP Code 42539

Primary City:Liberty, KY (View All Cities)
County: Casey County
Timezone: Eastern (7:04am)
Coordinates:37.3, -85.0
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42539

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42539. 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 42539. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42539, 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:
Liberty, KY
Acceptable:
Clementsville

Stats and Demographics for the 42539 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42539 is located in south 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 42539 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 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 42539 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,026
Population Density 47 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,635
Median Home Value $70,600
Land Area 211.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,955
Median Household Income $28,784

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5326342668
5-9309297606
10-14311341652
15-19318321639
20-24277290567
25-29313363676
30-34275287562
35-39307350657
40-44329301630
45-49341347688
50-54337352689
55-59335364699
60-64317337654
65-69246278524
70-74193218411
75-79128167295
80-8472138210
85 Plus50149199

Gender

 Male 4,784 48%
 Female 5,242 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,729 97.0%
 Black Or African American 72 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.2%
 Asian 18 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 86 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 96 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-245592147
25-34294203497
35-44438203641
45-54569171740
55-64693132825
65-74510114624
75-8429261353
85 Plus11216128

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,942 49%
 Single Guardian 676 17%
 Singles 1,176 30%
 Singles With Roommate 161 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,755 70%
 Households with Kids 1,200 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15970129
27468142
34756103
47754131
57556131
65766123
75367120
86056116
96452116
107869147
116370133
125264116
135767124
146171132
156065125
168371154
177072142
185350103
195263115
205168119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42539 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42539 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 42539 real estate data, the median home value of $70,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42539 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42539 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42539 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,566 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 311 3.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 35 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 94 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,472 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,491 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 992 21%
 Households Vacant 680 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 99 14.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.0%
 For Sale Only 40 5.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 146 21.5%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 369 54.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 58 7%
 2 Bedroom 358 45%
 3+ Bedroom 380 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 $28,784 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42539 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. Most commuters in 42539 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,662 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,705 22%
 No Earnings 3,515 45%
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 2,662 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,705 22%
 No Earnings 3,515 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,200 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 224 6%
 Worked at Home 229 6%
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 1,187 36%
 High School Graduate 1,838 56%
 Associate's degree 96 3%
 Bachelor's degree 51 2%
 Master's degree 43 1%
 Professional school degree 44 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,494 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 150 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 142 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42539

ZIP Code 42539 is in the Casey County School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42539.

Liberty Elementary School
75 College St
Liberty, KY 42539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Casey County School District
Jones Park Elementary
6295 East Ky 70
Liberty, KY 42539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Casey County School District
Walnut Hill Elementary School
2834 South Us 127
Liberty, KY 42539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Casey County School District
Casey County High School
1841 East Ky 70
Liberty, KY 42539
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Casey County School District
Casey County Middle School
1673 East Ky 70
Liberty, KY 42539
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Casey County School District
Casey County Area Technology Center
Hwy 70 East
Liberty, KY 42539
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Casey County School District
South Fork School
3062 S Fork Ridge Rd
Liberty, KY 42539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Casey Amish Mennonite School
867 Hicks Rd
Liberty, KY 42539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Galilean Christian Academy
712 S Fork Church Rd
Liberty, KY 42539
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Mcbeath Parochial School
135 Thomas Ridge Spur Rd
Liberty, KY 42539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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