Glasgow, KY 42141 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42141: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Glasgow, KY 42141

Acceptable Alternative
Lamb, KY 42141

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dry Fork, KY 42141
Haywood, KY 42141

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,034
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,088
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 191
  • County: Barren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.974, Longitude -85.907
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42141 has segments in 3 Counties (Barren, Metcalfe, Monroe).

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Glasgow, KY 42141 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,074
Population in Households 30,392
Population in Familes 24,785
Population in Group Qrtrs 682
Population Density1 115
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 12,494
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 8,401
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,060 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,973 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,521 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,566 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $116,855
Average Home Value $140,462


Median Household Income $39,382
Average Household Income $51,227
Per Capita Income $20,929
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.65%
Households 0.48% 0.59%
Families 0.28% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Glasgow, KY 42141 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42141 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 # 31 96th
Population Density1 # 207 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 113 85th
Median Household Income # 299 61st
Per Capita Income # 296 61st

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