Herndon, KY 42236 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42236: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Herndon, KY 42236

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • Single Family Addresses: 345
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Christian County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.711, Longitude -87.604
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42236 has segments in 2 Counties (Christian, Trigg).

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Herndon, KY 42236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 820
Daytime Population: Workers 92
Daytime Population: Residents 420
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 512
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 820
Population in Familes 720
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $53,513
Average Household Income $67,227
Per Capita Income $25,169


Total Housing Units 367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $146,667
Average Home Value $182,203


Total Households 307
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.24% 0.96%
Households 1.08% 0.77%
Families 0.92% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Herndon, KY 42236 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42236 to the other 756 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 496 34th
Population Density # 724 4th
Diversity Index # 108 86th
Median Household Income # 97 87th
Per Capita Income # 134 82nd

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