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, 2017)


Total Population 699
Daytime Population: Workers 277
Daytime Population: Residents 471
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 748
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 699
Population in Familes 575
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,099
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $30,370
Average Household Income $41,276
Per Capita Income $16,534


Total Housing Units 324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $43,400
Average Home Value $56,567


Total Households 280
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 191
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 -0.22% -0.23%
Households -0.2% -0.29%
Families -0.43% -0.32%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

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

The table below compares 42440 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 # 536 29th
Population Density # 55 93rd
Diversity Index # 180 76th
Median Household Income # 599 21st
Per Capita Income # 658 13th

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