Barbourville, KY 40906 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 40906: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Barbourville, KY 40906

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.866, Longitude -83.892
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40906 has segments in 3 Counties (Clay, Knox, Whitley).

  • Businesses Addresses: 481
  • PO Box Addresses: 926
  • Residential Addresses: 4,022
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,000

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Barbourville, KY 40906 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,844
Daytime Population: Workers 4,075
Daytime Population: Residents 8,371
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,446
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 11,302
Population in Familes 9,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 542
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $28,068
Average Household Income $42,577
Per Capita Income $17,284


Total Housing Units 5,393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,836 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,832 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 725 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $85,069
Average Home Value $100,097


Total Households 4,668
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,027
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 0.85% 0.58%
Households 0.72% 0.52%
Families 0.6% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Barbourville, KY 40906 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40906 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 # 120 84th
Population Density # 258 66th
Diversity Index # 255 66th
Median Household Income # 662 13th
Per Capita Income # 617 19th

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