Louisville, KY 40216 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40216: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Louisville, KY 40216

Acceptable Alternative
Shively, KY 40216

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 973
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,130
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,891
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.189, Longitude -85.835
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Louisville, KY 40216 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,288
Population in Households 41,986
Population in Familes 32,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 302
Population Density1 2,366
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 17,256
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 10,874
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,951 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,674 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,582 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,695 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $114,430
Average Home Value $117,147


Median Household Income $38,244
Average Household Income $49,376
Per Capita Income $20,288
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.41%
Households 0.18% 0.37%
Families -0.08% 0.2%
Median Household Income   0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Louisville, KY 40216 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40216 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 # 11 99th
Population Density1 # 37 95th
Diversity Index2 # 11 99th
Median Household Income # 346 54th
Per Capita Income # 342 55th

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