Roark, KY 40979 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40979: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Roark, KY 40979

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Leslie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.029, Longitude -83.511
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40979 has segments in 2 Counties (Clay, Leslie).

  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • PO Box Addresses: 83
  • Residential Addresses: 31
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 31

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

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Roark, KY 40979 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 302
Daytime Population: Workers 9
Daytime Population: Residents 182
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 191
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 301
Population in Familes 254
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $36,522
Average Household Income $50,470
Per Capita Income $19,257


Total Housing Units 141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $42,411
Average Home Value $71,316


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 80
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 -0.97% -0.94%
Households -0.92% -0.89%
Families -0.99% -1.02%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Roark, KY 40979 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40979 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 # 660 13th
Population Density # 698 8th
Diversity Index # 667 12th
Median Household Income # 447 41st
Per Capita Income # 478 37th

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