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, 2016)


Total Population 9,115
Population in Households 8,955
Population in Familes 7,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 100
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 3,697
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,495
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,622 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,075 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 682 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $67,852
Average Home Value $95,566


Median Household Income $37,118
Average Household Income $50,308
Per Capita Income $20,697
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% -0.05%
Households 0.2% -0.09%
Families -0.03% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

Whitesburg, KY 41858 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 41858 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 # 142 81st
Population Density1 # 233 69th
Diversity Index2 # 542 29th
Median Household Income # 394 48th
Per Capita Income # 311 59th

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