Summer Shade, KY 42166 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42166: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Summer Shade, KY 42166

Acceptable Alternative
Willow Shade, KY 42166

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 977
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Metcalfe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.891, Longitude -85.715
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42166 has segments in 3 Counties (Barren, Metcalfe, Monroe).

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Summer Shade, KY 42166 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,452
Population in Households 2,452
Population in Familes 2,055
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 32
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 975
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 686
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 780 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 195 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $87,654
Average Home Value $112,083


Median Household Income $39,374
Average Household Income $48,396
Per Capita Income $19,244
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.18%
Households 0.13% 0.14%
Families -0.07% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Summer Shade, KY 42166 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42166 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 # 308 59th
Population Density1 # 584 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 346 55th
Median Household Income # 301 60th
Per Capita Income # 423 44th

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