Owensboro, KY 42301 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42301: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Owensboro, KY 42301

Acceptable Alternative
Saint Joseph, KY 42301
St Joseph, KY 42301
Stanley, KY 42301

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,241
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,888
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 761
  • County: Daviess County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.748, Longitude -87.179
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42301 has segments in 3 Counties (Daviess, Henderson, McLean).

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Owensboro, KY 42301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 44,306
Daytime Population: Workers 17,897
Daytime Population: Residents 24,878
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,775
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 43,391
Population in Familes 33,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 915
Population Density2 256
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $45,212
Average Household Income $58,550
Per Capita Income $24,579


Total Housing Units 19,519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,784 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,511 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,224 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $115,932
Average Home Value $145,289


Total Households 18,295
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 11,352
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 0.62% 0.64%
Households 0.55% 0.59%
Families 0.33% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Owensboro, KY 42301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42301 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 # 9 99th
Population Density # 117 85th
Diversity Index # 88 88th
Median Household Income # 184 76th
Per Capita Income # 160 79th

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