Lexington, KY 40509 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40509: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lexington, KY 40509

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.004, Longitude -84.419
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40509 has segments in 2 Counties (Clark, Fayette).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,517
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 18,462
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,390
    • Single Family Addresses: 16,072

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

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Lexington, KY 40509 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 40,645
Population in Households 40,514
Population in Familes 31,329
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density1 869
Diversity Index2 49


Median Household Income $76,987
Average Household Income $99,099
Per Capita Income $40,941


Total Housing Units 18,162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,636 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,130 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,396 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $242,045
Average Home Value $285,819


Total Households 16,766
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 10,273
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 2.75% 2.0%
Households 2.44% 1.83%
Families 2.43% 1.82%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Lexington, KY 40509 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40509 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 # 14 98th
Population Density # 63 92nd
Diversity Index # 27 97th
Median Household Income # 24 97th
Per Capita Income # 19 98th

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