Pine Knot, KY 42635 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42635: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pine Knot, KY 42635

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 61
  • Single Family Addresses: 935
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: McCreary County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.65, Longitude -84.397
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pine Knot, KY 42635 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,918
Population in Households 4,139
Population in Familes 3,387
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,779
Population Density1 185
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 1,675
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,137
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,081 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 594 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $74,945
Average Home Value $79,718


Median Household Income $21,810
Average Household Income $31,965
Per Capita Income $14,044
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.29%
Households 0.98% 0.57%
Families 0.78% 0.42%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   0.74%
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.

Pine Knot, KY 42635 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42635 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 # 185 76th
Population Density1 # 147 81st
Diversity Index2 # 26 97th
Median Household Income # 712 6th
Per Capita Income # 712 6th

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