Barbourville, KY 40906 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 40906: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Barbourville, KY 40906

Acceptable Alternative
Bailey Switch, KY 40906
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Gausdale, KY 40906
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 497
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,990
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.866, Longitude -83.892
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40906 has segments in 3 Counties (Clay, Knox, Whitley).

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Barbourville, KY 40906 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,850
Population in Households 11,336
Population in Familes 9,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 514
Population Density1 97
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 4,665
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 3,012
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,746 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,919 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 725 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $79,017
Average Home Value $96,677


Median Household Income $26,815
Average Household Income $40,742
Per Capita Income $16,519
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.18% 1.02%
Households 1.04% 0.92%
Families 0.9% 0.82%
Median Household Income   0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Barbourville, KY 40906 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40906 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 # 122 84th
Population Density1 # 239 68th
Diversity Index2 # 264 65th
Median Household Income # 652 14th
Per Capita Income # 621 18th

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