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ZIP Code 42717

Primary City:Burkesville, KY (View All Cities)
Coordinates:36.8, -85.4
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42717

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42717. 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 42717. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42717, 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:
Burkesville, KY
Acceptable:
Bakerton, Bow, Kettle, Peytonsburg, Waterview

Stats and Demographics for the 42717 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42717 is located in south Kentucky and covers a large 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 42717 are primarily white. The number of seniors is 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 42717 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,558
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,561
Median Home Value $61,300
Land Area 299.12 sq mi
Water Area 6.81 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,766
Median Household Income $30,985

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5216204420
5-9195198393
10-14199174373
15-19213230443
20-24162153315
25-29165169334
30-34143167310
35-39169190359
40-44192243435
45-49250243493
50-54285241526
55-59219239458
60-64217219436
65-69181200381
70-74160157317
75-79124124248
80-8472106178
85 Plus4396139

Gender

 Male 3,205 49%
 Female 3,353 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,247 95.3%
 Black Or African American 176 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 9 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 31 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 87 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24246286
25-34159116275
35-44271124395
45-54465137602
55-64447111558
65-74380100480
75-8425040290
85 Plus572380

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,345 49%
 Single Guardian 481 17%
 Singles 827 30%
 Singles With Roommate 113 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,973 71%
 Households with Kids 793 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1353772
2464288
3454792
4503282
5314071
6395089
7443377
8422870
9394786
10363773
11374380
12292655
13493685
14483280
15334477
16444185
17395796
18464692
19514293
20444185

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42717 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 42717 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 42717 real estate data, the median home value of $61,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42717 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42717 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42717 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,472 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 83 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,000 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,053 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 713 20%
 Households Vacant 795 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 90 11.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.5%
 For Sale Only 71 8.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 328 41.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 275 34.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 55 9%
 1 Bedroom 93 15%
 2 Bedroom 202 32%
 3+ Bedroom 272 44%
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 $30,985 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42717 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 42717 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 1,845 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,029 19%
 No Earnings 2,524 47%
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 1,845 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,029 19%
 No Earnings 2,524 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,244 92%
 Public transportation 25 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 2%
 Worked at Home 101 4%
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 624 28.1%
 High School Graduate 1,215 54.7%
 Associate's degree 138 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 124 5.6%
 Master's degree 114 5.1%
 Professional school degree 6 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,009 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 170 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 92 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42717

ZIP Code 42717 is in the Cumberland County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42717.

Cumberland County High School
912 North Main St
Burkesville, KY 42717
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cumberland County School District
Cumberland County Elementary School
150 Glasgow Rd
Burkesville, KY 42717
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cumberland County School District
Cumberland County Middle School
908 North Main St
Burkesville, KY 42717
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cumberland County School District

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