Sweeden, KY 42285 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42285: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sweeden, KY 42285

Acceptable Alternative
Kyrock, KY 42285

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Edmonson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.262, Longitude -86.279
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 35
  • Residential Addresses: 157
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 157

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

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Sweeden, KY 42285 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 459
Daytime Population: Workers 97
Daytime Population: Residents 317
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 414
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 459
Population in Familes 390
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $44,411
Average Household Income $54,985
Per Capita Income $21,443


Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $84,063
Average Home Value $113,889


Total Households 179
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 127
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 0.62% 0.47%
Households 0.55% 0.33%
Families 0.33% 0.31%
Median Household Income   4.11%
Per Capita Income   3.68%

Sweeden, KY 42285 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42285 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 # 606 20th
Population Density # 548 28th
Diversity Index # 599 21st
Median Household Income # 202 73rd
Per Capita Income # 316 58th

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