Buckhorn, KY 41721 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 41721: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buckhorn, KY 41721

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Perry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.304, Longitude -83.492
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 41721 has segments in 2 Counties (Breathitt, Perry).

  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • PO Box Addresses: 37
  • Residential Addresses: 295
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 295

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

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Buckhorn, KY 41721 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 935
Daytime Population: Workers 400
Daytime Population: Residents 687
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,087
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 914
Population in Familes 775
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $26,961
Average Household Income $39,027
Per Capita Income $15,483


Total Housing Units 468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 273 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $62,689
Average Home Value $69,322


Total Households 362
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 265
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 -1.1% -1.0%
Households -1.06% -1.01%
Families -1.24% -1.16%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

Buckhorn, KY 41721 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 41721 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 # 479 37th
Population Density # 686 9th
Diversity Index # 644 15th
Median Household Income # 681 10th
Per Capita Income # 698 8th

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