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ZIP Code 42728

Primary City:Columbia, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (12:30pm)
Coordinates:37.1, -85.3
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42728

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42728. 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 42728. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42728, 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:
Columbia, KY
Acceptable:
Casey Creek, Cundiff, Fairplay, Milltown, Montpelier

Stats and Demographics for the 42728 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42728 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 42728 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42728 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,925
Population Density 50 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,288
Median Home Value $81,700
Land Area 319.81 sq mi
Water Area 9.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,188
Median Household Income $31,981

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male50549249972364046741949147356153351647538130119712581
Female477452451691645419415478494610565513473390338236206193
Total9829449501,4141,2858868349699671,1711,0981,029948771639433331274

Gender

 Male 7,879 49%
 Female 8,046 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,029 94.4%
 Black Or African American 487 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.2%
 Asian 42 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 152 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 179 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner78424739952984747450144
Renter22532928632119716510839
Total3037531,0251,2731,181912558183

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,257 53%
 Single Guardian 928 15%
 Singles 1,725 28%
 Singles With Roommate 278 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,251 69%
 Households with Kids 1,937 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1099195114921069210399951009510110898103117163242169
Female10091979788781079089938497879012096126140209183
Total209182192211180184199193188188184192188198218199243303451352

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42728 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42728 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 42728 real estate data, the median home value of $81,700 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 42728. Rentals in 42728 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42728 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,870 93.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 112 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 72 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 101 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 761 4.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,504 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,014 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,670 23%
 Households Vacant 1,100 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 167 15.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.9%
 For Sale Only 107 9.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 58 5.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 308 28.0%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 446 40.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 157 9%
 1 Bedroom 278 16%
 2 Bedroom 466 27%
 3+ Bedroom 848 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 $31,981 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42728 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 42728 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,420 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,779 22%
 No Earnings 5,708 44%
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 4,420 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,779 22%
 No Earnings 5,708 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,737 94%
 Public transportation 53 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 165 3%
 Worked at Home 155 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 1,557 30.9%
 High School Graduate 2,692 53.4%
 Associate's degree 267 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 333 6.6%
 Master's degree 137 2.7%
 Professional school degree 23 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 28 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,199 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 275 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 499 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42728

ZIP Code 42728 is in the Adair County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42728.

Adair Youth Development Center
401 Appleby Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Adair County School District
Colonel William Casey Elementary
220 General John Adair Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Adair County School District
John Adair Intermediate School
202 General John Adair Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Adair County School District
Adair County Elementary School
870 Indian Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Adair County School District
Adair County High School
526 Indian Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Adair County School District
Adair County Middle School
322 General John Adair Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Adair County School District

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