Kings Mountain, KY 40442 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40442: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kings Mountain, KY 40442

Acceptable Alternative
Kings Mtn, KY 40442

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 475
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.366, Longitude -84.701
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40442 has segments in 2 Counties (Casey, Lincoln).

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Kings Mountain, KY 40442 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,279
Population in Households 1,271
Population in Familes 1,056
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 507
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 354
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 393 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $73,465
Average Home Value $104,389


Median Household Income $34,317
Average Household Income $43,836
Per Capita Income $17,484
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.22%
Households 0.19% 0.12%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Kings Mountain, KY 40442 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40442 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 # 422 44th
Population Density1 # 485 36th
Diversity Index2 # 464 38th
Median Household Income # 474 37th
Per Capita Income # 549 27th

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