Clay City, KY 40312 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40312: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Clay City, KY 40312

Acceptable Alternative
Westbend, KY 40312

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Powell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.84, Longitude -83.937
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 115
  • PO Box Addresses: 594
  • Residential Addresses: 2,099
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,099

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Clay City, KY 40312 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,115
Population in Households 6,114
Population in Familes 5,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $36,546
Average Household Income $48,144
Per Capita Income $18,623


Total Housing Units 2,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,713 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 652 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $86,490
Average Home Value $108,990


Total Households 2,365
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,642
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.13% -0.08%
Households 0.25% -0.02%
Families 0.07% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.19%

Clay City, KY 40312 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40312 to the other 754 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 182 76th
Population Density # 228 70th
Diversity Index # 310 59th
Median Household Income # 449 41st
Per Capita Income # 551 27th

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