Mount Washington, KY 40047 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40047: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Washington, KY 40047

Acceptable Alternative
Mt Washington, KY 40047

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 435
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,045
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 167
  • County: Bullitt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.044, Longitude -85.556
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40047 has segments in 3 Counties (Bullitt, Jefferson, Spencer).

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Mount Washington, KY 40047 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,656
Population in Households 21,588
Population in Familes 18,807
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 755
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 8,090
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 6,166
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,502 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,588 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 480 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $185,799
Average Home Value $213,530


Median Household Income $62,992
Average Household Income $70,779
Per Capita Income $26,503
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.69% 1.72%
Households 1.62% 1.67%
Families 1.49% 1.59%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mount Washington, KY 40047 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40047 to the other 755 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 68 91st
Population Density1 # 70 91st
Diversity Index2 # 302 60th
Median Household Income # 37 95th
Per Capita Income # 78 90th

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