Lewisburg, KY 42256 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Lewisburg, KY 42256

Acceptable Alternative
Quality, KY 42256

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 57
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,175
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Logan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.009, Longitude -86.979
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42256 has segments in 4 Counties (Butler, Logan, Muhlenberg, Todd).

Lewisburg, KY 42256 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42256 to the other 736 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 205 72nd
Population Density1 # 630 15th
Diversity Index2 # 406 46th
Median Household Income # 296 60th
Per Capita Income # 311 58th

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Lewisburg, KY 42256 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,129
Population in Households 5,129
Population in Familes 4,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 2,070
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,452
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,614 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 456 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 722 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $90,521
Average Home Value $110,378


Median Household Income $37,714
Average Household Income $47,982
Per Capita Income $19,365
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.3% 0.25%
Households 0.3% 0.21%
Families 0.1% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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.

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