Paintsville, KY 41240 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 41240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Paintsville, KY 41240

Acceptable Alternative
Nippa, KY 41240
Offutt, KY 41240
Swamp Branch, KY 41240
Thealka, KY 41240
Whitehouse, KY 41240

Not Acceptable, USPS
Riceville, KY 41240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Johnson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.809, Longitude -82.802
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 511
  • PO Box Addresses: 655
  • Residential Addresses: 2,799
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 166
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,633

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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Paintsville, KY 41240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,793
Daytime Population: Workers 3,982
Daytime Population: Residents 4,595
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,577
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 6,472
Population in Familes 5,173
Population in Group Qrtrs 321
Population Density2 180
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $35,363
Average Household Income $52,339
Per Capita Income $22,744


Total Housing Units 3,353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,714 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,136 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 503 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $104,303
Average Home Value $128,180


Total Households 2,850
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,789
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 -0.17% -0.12%
Households -0.19% -0.13%
Families -0.37% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Paintsville, KY 41240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 41240 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 # 169 78th
Population Density # 148 81st
Diversity Index # 497 34th
Median Household Income # 483 36th
Per Capita Income # 237 69th

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