La Center, KY 42056 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42056: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Center, KY 42056

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gage, KY 42056

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ballard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.101, Longitude -88.969
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 85
  • PO Box Addresses: 410
  • Residential Addresses: 493
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 493

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

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La Center, KY 42056 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,093
Daytime Population: Workers 946
Daytime Population: Residents 1,221
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,167
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 2,033
Population in Familes 1,662
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $38,618
Average Household Income $50,344
Per Capita Income $20,570


Total Housing Units 984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 612 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 225 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $111,972
Average Home Value $132,353


Total Households 837
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 566
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 -0.02% -0.12%
Households -0.1% -0.19%
Families -0.24% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

La Center, KY 42056 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42056 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 # 333 56th
Population Density # 556 26th
Diversity Index # 144 81st
Median Household Income # 366 52nd
Per Capita Income # 385 49th

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