Gulston, KY 40830 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 40830: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gulston, KY 40830

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 81
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Harlan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.758, Longitude -83.334
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gulston, KY 40830 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 436
Population in Households 436
Population in Familes 367
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 34
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 180
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $73,333
Average Home Value $103,542


Median Household Income $30,851
Average Household Income $45,662
Per Capita Income $18,851
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.35% 1.6%
Households 2.53% 1.61%
Families 2.18% 1.53%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.

Gulston, KY 40830 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40830 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 # 614 19th
Population Density1 # 557 26th
Diversity Index2 # 600 20th
Median Household Income # 560 26th
Per Capita Income # 447 41st

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