Smithland, KY 42081 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42081: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Smithland, KY 42081

Acceptable Alternative
Carrsville, KY 42081

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Livingston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.398, Longitude -88.375
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 73
  • PO Box Addresses: 148
  • Residential Addresses: 862
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 12
    • Single Family Addresses: 850

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

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Smithland, KY 42081 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,139
Daytime Population: Workers 487
Daytime Population: Residents 1,115
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,602
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 2,139
Population in Familes 1,766
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $43,162
Average Household Income $56,900
Per Capita Income $23,941


Total Housing Units 1,117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 716 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 217 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $93,488
Average Home Value $151,292


Total Households 900
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 627
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 -0.14% -0.26%
Households -0.09% -0.25%
Families -0.26% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Smithland, KY 42081 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42081 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 # 327 57th
Population Density # 693 8th
Diversity Index # 419 44th
Median Household Income # 219 71st
Per Capita Income # 180 76th

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