Hickory, KY 42051 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 42051: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hickory, KY 42051

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dogwood, KY 42051
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Pottsville, KY 42051
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West Viola, KY 42051

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,224
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Graves County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.854, Longitude -88.695
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hickory, KY 42051 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,047
Population in Households 2,983
Population in Familes 2,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,183
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 846
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 939 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 244 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $110,029
Average Home Value $129,233


Median Household Income $36,906
Average Household Income $51,106
Per Capita Income $20,161
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.59%
Households 0.4% 0.47%
Families 0.23% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Hickory, KY 42051 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42051 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 # 269 65th
Population Density1 # 400 47th
Diversity Index2 # 184 76th
Median Household Income # 402 47th
Per Capita Income # 354 53rd

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