Burkesville, KY 42717 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 42717: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Burkesville, KY 42717

Acceptable Alternative
Bakerton, KY 42717
Bow, KY 42717
Dubre, KY 42717
Kettle, KY 42717
Peytonsburg, KY 42717
Waterview, KY 42717

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 199
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,678
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Cumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.806, Longitude -85.409
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42717 has segments in 3 Counties (Clinton, Cumberland, Metcalfe).

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Burkesville, KY 42717 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,191
Population in Households 7,105
Population in Familes 5,745
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 3,022
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,978
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,170 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 852 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 908 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $76,498
Average Home Value $103,376


Median Household Income $26,424
Average Household Income $38,134
Per Capita Income $16,226
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.49%
Households 0.69% 0.47%
Families 0.45% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Burkesville, KY 42717 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42717 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 # 164 78th
Population Density1 # 667 12th
Diversity Index2 # 277 64th
Median Household Income # 663 12th
Per Capita Income # 639 15th

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