Big Laurel, KY 40808 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40808: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Laurel, KY 40808

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Harlan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.998, Longitude -83.165
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40808 has segments in 2 Counties (Harlan, Leslie).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • PO Box Addresses: 34
  • Residential Addresses: 55
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 55

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Big Laurel, KY 40808 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 155
Daytime Population: Workers 9
Daytime Population: Residents 118
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 127
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 154
Population in Familes 131
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $38,683
Average Household Income $52,450
Per Capita Income $18,678


Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $55,882
Average Home Value $92,045


Total Households 55
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 38
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 -1.35% -1.19%
Households -1.42% -0.74%
Families -1.69% -1.08%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Big Laurel, KY 40808 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40808 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 # 700 7th
Population Density # 736 3rd
Diversity Index # 692 9th
Median Household Income # 363 52nd
Per Capita Income # 514 32nd

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