Crofton, KY 42217 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42217: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Crofton, KY 42217

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 65
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,346
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Christian County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.04, Longitude -87.492
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Crofton, KY 42217 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,278
Population in Households 4,244
Population in Familes 3,587
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,614
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,161
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,919 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,209 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 405 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $84,366
Average Home Value $123,387


Median Household Income $38,732
Average Household Income $49,973
Per Capita Income $19,009
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.24%
Households 0.17% 0.11%
Families 0.0% -0.02%
Median Household Income   -1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
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.

Crofton, KY 42217 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42217 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 # 227 70th
Population Density1 # 631 17th
Diversity Index2 # 192 75th
Median Household Income # 332 56th
Per Capita Income # 435 43rd

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