Louisville, KY 40229 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40229: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Louisville, KY 40229

Acceptable Alternative
Okolona, KY 40229

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 408
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,099
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 795
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.103, Longitude -85.666
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40229 has segments in 2 Counties (Bullitt, Jefferson).

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Louisville, KY 40229 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,507
Population in Households 36,503
Population in Familes 30,523
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,964
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 13,564
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 9,806
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,011 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,553 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 663 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $135,110
Average Home Value $154,295


Median Household Income $52,579
Average Household Income $60,988
Per Capita Income $22,662
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.77%
Households 0.59% 0.74%
Families 0.41% 0.62%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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 40229 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40229 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 # 21 97th
Population Density1 # 43 94th
Diversity Index2 # 87 89th
Median Household Income # 87 89th
Per Capita Income # 192 75th

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