Franklin, KY 42134 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42134: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Franklin, KY 42134

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 499
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,171
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Simpson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.729, Longitude -86.573
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42134 has segments in 2 Counties (Allen, Simpson).

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Franklin, KY 42134 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,734
Population in Households 17,407
Population in Familes 14,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 327
Population Density1 85
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 6,925
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,762
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,651 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,451 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,474 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 726 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $134,753
Average Home Value $156,347


Median Household Income $40,100
Average Household Income $50,352
Per Capita Income $19,968
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 1.03%
Households 0.98% 1.0%
Families 0.78% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.38%
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.

Franklin, KY 42134 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42134 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 # 89 88th
Population Density1 # 273 64th
Diversity Index2 # 88 88th
Median Household Income # 267 65th
Per Capita Income # 367 52nd

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