Mammoth Cave, KY 42259 ZIP Code Profile

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Mammoth Cave, KY | Ollie, KY

ZIP Code 42259: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

Acceptable Alternative
Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
Ollie, KY 42259

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Edmonson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.285, Longitude -86.189
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • PO Box Addresses: 24
  • Residential Addresses: 531
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 531

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 42259 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 42259 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Mammoth Cave, KY 42259 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,204
Population in Households 964
Population in Familes 767
Population in Group Qrtrs 240
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $32,976
Average Household Income $46,674
Per Capita Income $19,936


Total Housing Units 818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 364 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 ( 6.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 401 (49.0%)
Median Home Value $84,877
Average Home Value $134,203


Total Households 417
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 279
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.02% -0.1%
Households -0.34% -0.24%
Families -0.55% -0.29%
Median Household Income   3.95%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Mammoth Cave, KY 42259 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42259 to the other 754 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 434 43rd
Population Density # 720 5th
Diversity Index # 95 88th
Median Household Income # 537 29th
Per Capita Income # 467 38th

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