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ZIP Code 42784

Primary City:Upton, KY (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (10:01am)
Coordinates:37.5, -85.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42784

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42784. 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 42784. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42784, 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:
Upton, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42784 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42784 is located in central Kentucky and covers a slightly less 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 42784 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 42784 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,685
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,172
Median Home Value $91,000
Land Area 59.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,038
Median Household Income $35,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59389182
5-911096206
10-149874172
15-199691187
20-247167138
25-298075155
30-349282174
35-399494188
40-448087167
45-49105108213
50-5498105203
55-5910191192
60-647670146
65-695567122
70-74413980
75-79344680
80-84192342
85 Plus122638

Gender

 Male 1,355 50%
 Female 1,330 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,602 96.9%
 Black Or African American 19 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.4%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 7 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 40 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24191736
25-3410150151
35-4414245187
45-5418139220
55-6417923202
65-7411614130
75-84711182
85 Plus23730

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 601 58%
 Single Guardian 152 15%
 Singles 238 23%
 Singles With Roommate 47 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 690 66%
 Households with Kids 348 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1211435
2141933
3202545
4241842
5252449
6192443
7241539
8192039
9231336
10201131
11211738
12131730
13191736
14251237
15151631
16261440
17172542
18212546
19171128
20141630

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42784 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42784 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 42784 real estate data, the median home value of $91,000 is slightly less than average 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 42784. Rentals in 42784 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42784 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,685 100%
 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 500 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 332 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 206 18%
 Households Vacant 134 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 12.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 16 11.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 11.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 57.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 1%
 2 Bedroom 133 60%
 3+ Bedroom 84 38%
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 $35,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 42784 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. However, that is not the case in 42784. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 827 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 378 17%
 No Earnings 1,004 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 827 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 378 17%
 No Earnings 1,004 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 891 87%
 Public transportation 13 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 2%
 Worked at Home 90 9%
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 243 26%
 High School Graduate 584 63%
 Associate's degree 40 4%
 Bachelor's degree 25 3%
 Master's degree 30 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 376 55%
 Enrolled in Private School 125 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 180 26%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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