Morgantown, KY 42261 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 42261: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Morgantown, KY 42261

Acceptable Alternative
Brooklyn, KY 42261
Huntsville, KY 42261
Logansport, KY 42261
Provo, KY 42261
Welchs Creek, KY 42261

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 267
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,932
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Butler County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.196, Longitude -86.689
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42261 has segments in 2 Counties (Butler, Logan).

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Morgantown, KY 42261 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,851
Population in Households 10,648
Population in Familes 8,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 203
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 4,318
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,988
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,004 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,314 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 565 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $80,185
Average Home Value $106,558


Median Household Income $38,952
Average Household Income $49,081
Per Capita Income $19,896
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.85%
Households 0.79% 0.86%
Families 0.59% 0.74%
Median Household Income   -1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

Morgantown, KY 42261 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42261 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 # 130 83rd
Population Density1 # 517 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 132 83rd
Median Household Income # 316 58th
Per Capita Income # 370 51st

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