Elkton, KY 42220 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42220: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elkton, KY 42220

Acceptable Alternative
Allegre, KY 42220

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 193
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,323
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Todd County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.874, Longitude -87.176
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42220 has segments in 3 Counties (Christian, Muhlenberg, Todd).

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Elkton, KY 42220 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,975
Population in Households 6,833
Population in Familes 5,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 142
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 2,565
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,858
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,907 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 658 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $95,724
Average Home Value $131,489


Median Household Income $37,507
Average Household Income $46,139
Per Capita Income $17,306
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.52%
Households 0.48% 0.39%
Families 0.3% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Elkton, KY 42220 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42220 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 # 171 77th
Population Density1 # 489 36th
Diversity Index2 # 131 83rd
Median Household Income # 377 50th
Per Capita Income # 567 25th

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