Fordsville, KY 42343 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42343: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fordsville, KY 42343

Not Acceptable, USPS
Trisler, KY 42343
Yeaman, KY 42343

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 40
  • Single Family Addresses: 764
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ohio County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.628, Longitude -86.709
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42343 has segments in 3 Counties (Breckinridge, Hancock, Ohio).

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Fordsville, KY 42343 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,713
Population in Households 1,663
Population in Familes 1,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 687
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 538 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $70,833
Average Home Value $104,089


Median Household Income $35,041
Average Household Income $46,720
Per Capita Income $19,216
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 0.0%
Households -0.21% -0.12%
Families -0.48% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Fordsville, KY 42343 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42343 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 # 371 51st
Population Density1 # 657 13th
Diversity Index2 # 529 31st
Median Household Income # 461 39th
Per Capita Income # 425 44th

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