Whitesburg, KY 41858 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 41858: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whitesburg, KY 41858

Acceptable Alternative
Crown, KY 41858
Democrat, KY 41858
Dongola, KY 41858
Kona, KY 41858
Oscaloosa, KY 41858
Van, KY 41858

Not Acceptable, USPS
Day Rural, KY 41858
Kings Creek, KY 41858

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 373
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,737
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 53
  • County: Letcher County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.122, Longitude -82.827
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Whitesburg, KY 41858 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,916
Daytime Population: Workers 4,421
Daytime Population: Residents 5,951
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,372
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 8,754
Population in Familes 7,181
Population in Group Qrtrs 162
Population Density2 98
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $38,357
Average Household Income $52,367
Per Capita Income $21,834


Total Housing Units 4,353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,619 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,047 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 687 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $72,749
Average Home Value $102,425


Total Households 3,666
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,473
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 -0.25% -0.58%
Households -0.17% -0.53%
Families -0.36% -0.64%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Whitesburg, KY 41858 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 41858 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 # 142 81st
Population Density # 231 70th
Diversity Index # 551 28th
Median Household Income # 377 50th
Per Capita Income # 288 62nd

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