Mammoth Cave, KY 42259 ZIP Code Profile

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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: 21
  • Residential Addresses: 513
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 513

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

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Mammoth Cave, KY 42259 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,276
Daytime Population: Workers 304
Daytime Population: Residents 821
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,125
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 1,036
Population in Familes 823
Population in Group Qrtrs 240
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $33,034
Average Household Income $44,085
Per Capita Income $19,139


Total Housing Units 846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (42.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 (46.7%)
Median Home Value $79,839
Average Home Value $113,467


Total Households 451
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 304
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 0.28% 0.0%
Households -0.03% -0.04%
Families -0.22% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

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

The table below compares 42259 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 # 421 44th
Population Density # 712 6th
Diversity Index # 97 87th
Median Household Income # 536 29th
Per Capita Income # 487 36th

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