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ZIP Code 42721

Post Office City:Caneyville, KY (View All Cities)
County: Grayson County
Timezone: Central (8:43pm)
Coordinates:37.4, -86.5
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42721

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 42721. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 42721 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Caneyville, KY
Acceptable:
Neafus, Spring Lick
Unacceptable:
Steff

Stats and Demographics for the 42721 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42721 is located in central 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 42721 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 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 42721 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,982
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,852
Median Home Value $74,600
Land Area 145.72 sq mi
Water Area 1.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,551
Median Household Income $29,400

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5152129281
5-9147133280
10-14126130256
15-19137131268
20-2498108206
25-29108123231
30-34110115225
35-39118131249
40-44138142280
45-49148133281
50-54139146285
55-59140132272
60-64146137283
65-698798185
70-748083163
75-794855103
80-84264773
85 Plus273461

Gender

 Male 1,975 50%
 Female 2,007 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,881 97.5%
 Black Or African American 14 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 56 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24182745
25-3412967196
35-4421952271
45-5425956315
55-6428541326
65-7419728225
75-8410720127
85 Plus41546

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 898 58%
 Single Guardian 229 15%
 Singles 364 23%
 Singles With Roommate 60 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,025 66%
 Households with Kids 526 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1311647
2372663
3253560
4303060
5353570
6312657
7291645
8303161
9222547
10142943
11252954
12322658
13202242
14352459
15293766
16302252
17232346
18332457
19222547
20303161

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42721 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42721 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 42721 real estate data, the median home value of $74,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42721 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42721 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42721 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,982 100%
 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 658 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 597 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 296 16%
 Households Vacant 301 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 9.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.0%
 For Sale Only 19 6.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 82 27.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 158 52.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 47 15%
 2 Bedroom 125 40%
 3+ Bedroom 142 45%
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 $29,400 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42721 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 42721 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

For more information, see Caneyville, KY transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,036 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 904 27%
 No Earnings 1,391 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 1,036 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 904 27%
 No Earnings 1,391 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,451 91.7%
 Public transportation 11 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 0.6%
 Worked at Home 111 7.0%
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. 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 750 26.8%
 High School Graduate 1,705 60.9%
 Associate's degree 76 2.7%
 Bachelor's degree 157 5.6%
 Master's degree 95 3.4%
 Professional school degree 16 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 704 83.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 100 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42721

ZIP Code 42721 is in the following school districts: Grayson County School District and Private. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42721.

Caneyville Elementary School
521 East Maple St
Caneyville, KY 42721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grayson County School District
Shady Maples School
1220 Choncie Lee Rd
Caneyville, KY 42721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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