Center, KY 42214 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42214: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Center, KY 42214

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Metcalfe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.13, Longitude -85.689
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42214 has segments in 2 Counties (Green, Metcalfe).

  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • PO Box Addresses: 14
  • Residential Addresses: 286
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 286

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

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Center, KY 42214 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 820
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 494
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 547
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 820
Population in Familes 699
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $36,706
Average Household Income $51,254
Per Capita Income $19,564


Total Housing Units 365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 243 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $99,051
Average Home Value $123,045


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 226
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% -0.2%
Households -0.22% -0.19%
Families -0.36% -0.36%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Center, KY 42214 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42214 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 # 497 35th
Population Density # 579 24th
Diversity Index # 254 67th
Median Household Income # 441 42nd
Per Capita Income # 458 40th

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