Sturgis, KY 42459 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42459: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sturgis, KY 42459

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 126
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,801
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.55, Longitude -87.986
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42459 has segments in 2 Counties (Crittenden, Union).

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Sturgis, KY 42459 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,384
Population in Households 4,352
Population in Familes 3,629
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,800
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,313 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 487 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 302 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $74,454
Average Home Value $110,510


Median Household Income $38,356
Average Household Income $49,965
Per Capita Income $20,635
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.32%
Households -0.42% -0.26%
Families -0.59% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Sturgis, KY 42459 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42459 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 # 224 70th
Population Density1 # 542 28th
Diversity Index2 # 189 75th
Median Household Income # 344 55th
Per Capita Income # 316 58th

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