Murray, KY 42071 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42071: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Murray, KY 42071

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,320
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,426
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 251
  • County: Calloway County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.618, Longitude -88.251
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42071 has segments in 2 Counties (Calloway, Graves).

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Murray, KY 42071 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 31,098
Daytime Population: Workers 17,989
Daytime Population: Residents 17,050
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35,039
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 27,745
Population in Familes 19,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,353
Population Density2 149
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $38,637
Average Household Income $53,615
Per Capita Income $22,883


Total Housing Units 14,800 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,955 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,893 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,952 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $137,642
Average Home Value $169,004


Total Households 12,848
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 6,909
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.82% 0.55%
Households 0.59% 0.54%
Families 0.35% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Murray, KY 42071 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42071 to the other 756 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 32 96th
Population Density # 168 78th
Diversity Index # 101 87th
Median Household Income # 365 52nd
Per Capita Income # 227 70th

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