Benton, KY 42025 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 42025: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Benton, KY 42025

Not Acceptable, USPS
Draffenville, KY 42025
Draffenville, KY 42025
Fairdealing, KY 42025
Palma, KY 42025
Sharpe, KY 42025

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 679
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,372
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 203
  • County: Marshall County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.878, Longitude -88.333
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42025 has segments in 3 Counties (Calloway, Graves, Marshall).

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Benton, KY 42025 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,183
Population in Households 18,902
Population in Familes 15,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 281
Population Density1 98
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 7,956
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,561
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,101 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,855 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,321 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $121,521
Average Home Value $141,460


Median Household Income $42,796
Average Household Income $54,986
Per Capita Income $23,048
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.08%
Households 0.37% 0.08%
Families 0.17% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

Benton, KY 42025 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42025 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 # 77 90th
Population Density1 # 238 69th
Diversity Index2 # 433 43rd
Median Household Income # 205 73rd
Per Capita Income # 169 78th

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