Kuttawa, KY 42055 ZIP Code Profile

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Kuttawa, KY | Suwanee, KY

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ZIP Code 42055: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kuttawa, KY 42055

Not Acceptable, USPS
Suwanee, KY 42055

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 70
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,252
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lyon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.058, Longitude -88.128
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Kuttawa, KY 42055 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,722
Population in Households 2,588
Population in Familes 2,065
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,182
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 764
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 981 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 661 (35.9%)
Median Home Value $114,370
Average Home Value $163,583


Median Household Income $45,931
Average Household Income $54,288
Per Capita Income $24,395
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.21% 0.85%
Households 0.98% 0.86%
Families 0.78% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Kuttawa, KY 42055 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42055 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 # 286 62nd
Population Density1 # 653 14th
Diversity Index2 # 390 48th
Median Household Income # 160 79th
Per Capita Income # 120 84th

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