Hickory, KY 42051 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 42051: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hickory, KY 42051

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Graves County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.854, Longitude -88.695
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 37
  • PO Box Addresses: 46
  • Residential Addresses: 1,217
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,217

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

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Hickory, KY 42051 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,282
Daytime Population: Workers 2,214
Daytime Population: Residents 1,762
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,976
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 3,223
Population in Familes 2,721
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $37,235
Average Household Income $52,565
Per Capita Income $20,690


Total Housing Units 1,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,016 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $110,644
Average Home Value $131,398


Total Households 1,275
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 911
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 0.71% 0.51%
Households 0.62% 0.44%
Families 0.48% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Hickory, KY 42051 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42051 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 # 261 66th
Population Density # 400 47th
Diversity Index # 193 74th
Median Household Income # 420 45th
Per Capita Income # 371 51st

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