Boaz, KY 42027 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42027: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boaz, KY 42027

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • Single Family Addresses: 967
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Graves County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.955, Longitude -88.642
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42027 has segments in 2 Counties (Graves, McCracken).

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Boaz, KY 42027 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,307
Population in Households 2,292
Population in Familes 1,933
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 934
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 672
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,019 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 765 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $130,478
Average Home Value $167,810


Median Household Income $48,053
Average Household Income $58,479
Per Capita Income $23,772
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.22%
Households -0.03% 0.06%
Families -0.24% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Boaz, KY 42027 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42027 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 # 322 57th
Population Density1 # 420 44th
Diversity Index2 # 327 57th
Median Household Income # 139 82nd
Per Capita Income # 138 82nd

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