Whitley City, KY 42653 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42653: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whitley City, KY 42653

Not Acceptable, USPS
Beulah Heights, KY 42653

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 167
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,220
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: McCreary County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.72, Longitude -84.466
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Whitley City, KY 42653 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,926
Daytime Population: Workers 1,983
Daytime Population: Residents 3,476
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,459
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 4,817
Population in Familes 3,962
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $28,120
Average Household Income $38,890
Per Capita Income $15,495


Total Housing Units 2,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,252 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 664 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 360 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $72,908
Average Home Value $84,465


Total Households 1,916
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,305
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 0.37% -0.04%
Households 0.46% 0.0%
Families 0.3% -0.09%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Whitley City, KY 42653 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42653 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 # 211 72nd
Population Density # 411 46th
Diversity Index # 428 45th
Median Household Income # 661 13th
Per Capita Income # 696 8th

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