Mortons Gap, KY 42440 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42440: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mortons Gap, KY 42440

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Hopkins County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.238, Longitude -87.469
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mortons Gap, KY 42440 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 397
Population in Households 397
Population in Familes 326
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 639
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $42,361
Average Home Value $55,738


Median Household Income $28,447
Average Household Income $38,476
Per Capita Income $15,410
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% -0.1%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families -0.15% -0.18%
Median Household Income   -0.21%
Per Capita Income   0.83%
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.

Mortons Gap, KY 42440 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42440 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 # 628 17th
Population Density1 # 76 90th
Diversity Index2 # 190 75th
Median Household Income # 616 19th
Per Capita Income # 671 11th

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