Big Clifty, KY 42712 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42712: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Clifty, KY 42712

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • Single Family Addresses: 794
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Grayson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.511, Longitude -86.146
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42712 has segments in 2 Counties (Grayson, Hardin).

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Big Clifty, KY 42712 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,399
Population in Households 2,399
Population in Familes 2,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 913
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 679
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,041 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 739 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $111,387
Average Home Value $130,345


Median Household Income $38,437
Average Household Income $50,595
Per Capita Income $19,255
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.16%
Households -0.07% 0.11%
Families -0.23% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

Big Clifty, KY 42712 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42712 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 # 311 59th
Population Density1 # 523 31st
Diversity Index2 # 452 41st
Median Household Income # 341 55th
Per Capita Income # 419 45th

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