Sedalia, KY 42079 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42079: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sedalia, KY 42079

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • Single Family Addresses: 545
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Graves County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.567, Longitude -88.587
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sedalia, KY 42079 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,463
Daytime Population: Workers 128
Daytime Population: Residents 815
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 943
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 1,463
Population in Familes 1,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $51,343
Average Household Income $63,929
Per Capita Income $25,956


Total Housing Units 709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 489 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $113,281
Average Home Value $152,914


Total Households 594
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 436
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 0.48% 0.35%
Households 0.35% 0.27%
Families 0.22% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Sedalia, KY 42079 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42079 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 # 398 47th
Population Density # 639 16th
Diversity Index # 229 70th
Median Household Income # 123 84th
Per Capita Income # 112 85th

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