Louisville, KY 40272 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40272: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Louisville, KY 40272

Acceptable Alternative
Valley Sta, KY 40272
Valley Station, KY 40272

Not Acceptable, USPS
Kosmosdale, KY 40272

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 484
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,058
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 781
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.088, Longitude -85.844
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40272 has segments in 2 Counties (Bullitt, Jefferson).

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Louisville, KY 40272 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,166
Daytime Population: Workers 6,517
Daytime Population: Residents 19,405
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,922
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 36,933
Population in Familes 30,350
Population in Group Qrtrs 233
Population Density2 1,192
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $50,266
Average Household Income $61,371
Per Capita Income $23,562


Total Housing Units 15,169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,226 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,969 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 974 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $123,170
Average Home Value $139,522


Total Households 14,195
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 9,983
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.57% 0.61%
Households 0.59% 0.62%
Families 0.39% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Louisville, KY 40272 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40272 to the other 756 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density # 54 93rd
Diversity Index # 113 85th
Median Household Income # 142 81st
Per Capita Income # 196 74th

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