Beech Creek, KY 42321 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42321: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Beech Creek, KY 42321

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Muhlenberg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.182, Longitude -87.121
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 198
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 198

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

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  1. 42321 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 42321 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Beech Creek, KY 42321 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 544
Population in Households 544
Population in Familes 467
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 124
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $34,778
Average Household Income $45,906
Per Capita Income $17,974


Total Housing Units 239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $93,919
Average Home Value $102,747


Total Households 213
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 158
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 1.03% 0.26%
Households 1.01% 0.28%
Families 0.88% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Beech Creek, KY 42321 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42321 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 # 589 22nd
Population Density # 182 76th
Diversity Index # 373 51st
Median Household Income # 504 33rd
Per Capita Income # 594 21st

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