Beech Creek, KY 42321 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42321: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Beech Creek, KY 42321

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • Single Family Addresses: 191
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Muhlenberg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.182, Longitude -87.121
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Beech Creek, KY 42321 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 439
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 291
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 291
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 439
Population in Familes 375
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 153
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $32,720
Average Household Income $42,628
Per Capita Income $16,993


Total Housing Units 190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $86,620
Average Home Value $96,303


Total Households 175
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 130
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 1.05% 0.67%
Households 0.98% 0.68%
Families 0.77% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Beech Creek, KY 42321 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42321 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 # 616 19th
Population Density # 163 79th
Diversity Index # 340 55th
Median Household Income # 542 28th
Per Capita Income # 635 16th

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