Morganfield, KY 42437 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 42437: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Morganfield, KY 42437

Acceptable Alternative
Henshaw, KY 42437

Not Acceptable, USPS
Boxville, KY 42437
Grove Center, KY 42437
Morganfld, KY 42437
Pride, KY 42437
Spring Grove, KY 42437

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 342
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,898
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 18
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.646, Longitude -87.903
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42437 has segments in 2 Counties (Union, Webster).

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Morganfield, KY 42437 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,586
Population in Households 6,956
Population in Familes 5,717
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,630
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 2,845
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,944
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,949 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 896 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $95,985
Average Home Value $143,702


Median Household Income $38,440
Average Household Income $51,362
Per Capita Income $18,469
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.08%
Households 0.15% 0.17%
Families -0.05% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Morganfield, KY 42437 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42437 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 # 146 81st
Population Density1 # 436 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 39 95th
Median Household Income # 339 55th
Per Capita Income # 468 38th

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