Elkhorn City, KY 41522 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 41522: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elkhorn City, KY 41522

Acceptable Alternative
Draffin, KY 41522
Senterville, KY 41522

Not Acceptable, USPS
Beaver Bottom, KY 41522
Big Branch, KY 41522
Cedarville, KY 41522
Dunleary, KY 41522
Praise, KY 41522
Road Creek Junction, KY 41522
Venters, KY 41522
Wolfpit, KY 41522

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 73
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,186
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pike County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.3, Longitude -82.355
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elkhorn City, KY 41522 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,928
Population in Households 4,718
Population in Familes 3,939
Population in Group Qrtrs 210
Population Density1 80
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 2,021
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,387
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,536 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 485 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 367 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $68,190
Average Home Value $89,307


Median Household Income $32,410
Average Household Income $43,222
Per Capita Income $18,436
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% -0.15%
Households -0.02% -0.15%
Families -0.18% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Elkhorn City, KY 41522 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 41522 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 # 209 72nd
Population Density1 # 292 61st
Diversity Index2 # 676 11th
Median Household Income # 522 31st
Per Capita Income # 472 38th

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