Stearns, KY 42647 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42647: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stearns, KY 42647

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 51
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,053
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: McCreary County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.681, Longitude -84.62
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Stearns, KY 42647 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,869
Daytime Population: Workers 763
Daytime Population: Residents 2,631
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,394
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 3,855
Population in Familes 3,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $27,148
Average Household Income $38,385
Per Capita Income $15,633


Total Housing Units 1,965 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,169 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 401 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $71,292
Average Home Value $92,429


Total Households 1,570
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,087
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 -0.84% -0.67%
Households -0.77% -0.66%
Families -0.92% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Stearns, KY 42647 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42647 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 # 239 69th
Population Density # 626 17th
Diversity Index # 581 24th
Median Household Income # 677 11th
Per Capita Income # 690 9th

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